The Guardian launches first TV channel in Rakuten deal

UK-based news outlet the Guardian has announced the launch of a branded channel on streaming platform Rakuten TV. The FAST channel will provide free access to a range of Guardian documentaries and video journalism content. This ranges from an Oscar-winning short film and a BAFTA-nominated documentary to hard-hitting original series. The deal represents the first […]

Vice Media teams up with Guardian

Vice Media has teamed up with the UK’s Guardian newspaper in a strategic partnership that will provide Vice with access to original investigative news reporting from a unit of dedicated Guardian journalists, and the Guardian with access to Vice’s video production skills, distribution platform and audience, according to the pair. The partnership will include co-branded […]

YouTube teams with UK newspapers for electoral debate bid

YouTube has joined forces with UK national newspapers the Guardian and the Telegraph and the three are proposing to jointly host a debate among UK political leaders ahead of next year’s election. There has been much talk in the UK about the possibility of a televised debate or debates, but the three-way proposal from YouTube, […]