Link: Sun News Network goes off the air

From James Bradshaw of The Globe and Mail:

Sun News Network has gone dark.

The television station that launched in 2011 promising “hard news and straight talk” went off the air at 5 a.m. Friday morning. No on-air announcement was made as the screen went dark and was replaced moments later with the Sun TV logo.

The closing will mean the loss of 150 full-time jobs and affect about 200 employees and contributors. Continue reading.

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One thought on “Link: Sun News Network goes off the air”

  1. I never ever tuned in to this channel. I tend to gravitate towards CBC Newsworld for my news because they seem to be more national in focus rather than Ontario-centric. I wish that there were a Western Canadian based news channel though as I’d like to watch more regional stories and see more Western-based opinions.

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