Ryley, John

Stand Up Be Counted

Today Sky News is launching an ambitious new campaign, Stand Up Be Counted. The project sees us launch a dynamic digital platform where young people aged between 16 and 25 can talk about the issues that affect them – anything from personal reflections on their lives, to their frustrations around the stereotypes the media turns them into, to their optimism about the future. According to a Sky News poll almost half of the young people in Britain are not engaged in politics, feel their voices are not heard and don’t believe that politicians are addressing their needs. That makes for depressing reading. We, the media, are partly to blame, often portraying young people as stereotypes; the victims or the agitators. Indeed only 18% of young people say that traditional media is the best platform to reflect their views and concerns. I am determined to change this. ... Read more

Stand Up Be Counted
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Bradley-Jones, Luke

From today, Sky TV customers, with a compatible Sky+HD box, will start to see a raft of new features on their Sky+ TV guide. For the first time ever, Sky customers will be able to find shows they love with the launch of a brand new recommendations engine, which makes suggestions about TV shows and movies customers may enjoy based on recent recordings and downloads on their Sky+ planner. ... Read more


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Murphy, Stuart

Today we’ve announced targets for dramatically rebalancing the presence of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people across Sky Entertainment channels, both on and off screen. I couldn’t be more excited about this. It means a lot to me and the team here. An influx of previously underrepresented talent is bound to generate a huge creative bounce, and I can’t wait for our customers to see the positive effects of that on their screens.... Read more


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Darroch, Jeremy

Creating the new Sky

This morning we have announced plans to expand internationally by combining with Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia. Here is Sky CEO Jeremy Darroch’s message to Sky staff. ... Read more


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Wedderburn, Mike

Today we’re announcing that Sky Sports News will be relaunching as Sky Sports News HQ – with even more breaking news, in a brilliant new studio, with a brand new schedule and a revamp across all our apps, too. It’s a big moment and I can’t wait for 12 August when it all goes live! The changes to the studio will also be matched by all sorts of upgrades and technical wizardry on the apps and website too, all of which is going to mean that we’re delivering sports fans an even better service. ... Read more

Breaking News, but not as you know it!
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Francis, Barney

Today is an exciting one for Sky Sports and our viewers, the moment we reveal our opening selection of live Premier League fixtures. Last season 49 out of the 50 most popular matches were on Sky Sports and this season our viewers can enjoy the same - more of the games that matter, more of the best experts and more of the best analysis. ... Read more

More of the games that matter
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