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13
Oct
2020
Posted in programming

Newsy continues linear TV expansion, adding full slate of news programming to Philo

Newsy continues linear TV expansion, adding full slate of news programming to
                                    Philo

The Newsy channel will be available on Philo's streaming TV service just in
time for the highly-anticipated 2020 election

PR Newswire

CINCINNATI, Oct. 13, 2020

CINCINNATI, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued expansion
across over-the-top and pay TV platforms, Newsy has added its full slate of
news programming to Philo, the nation's fastest-growing live and on-demand
streaming service.

Newsy (PRNewsfoto/The E.W. Scripps Company)

Philo subscribers now have access to Newsy's up-to-the-minute news coverage
and its full lineup of live shows including "Morning Rush" and "Newsy
Tonight," and can stream live coverage of key moments this election year such
as the presidential debates.

Newsy joins Philo's lineup of more than 60 channels, available to subscribers
for $20 per month. In addition to streaming their favorite shows, all Philo
subscribers can now watch news coverage from Newsy live from anywhere in the
U.S. on most web browsers, mobile and TV streaming devices including Apple TV,
FireTV and Roku and via Chromecast functionality on Android devices.

"Access to news and information is more important than ever, so we're thrilled
to be able to bring Newsy to more than 750,000 engaged Philo customers," said
Blake Sabatinelli, CEO for Newsy. "Our approach to the news empowers viewers
with straightforward reporting that informs instead of influencing — giving
the context and perspective viewers won't find elsewhere."

"With the presidential election less than a month away, Philo is excited to
add Newsy to our news offerings and our growing list of more than 60
channels," said Mike Keyserling, COO and head of programming at Philo. "The
network's focus on providing straightforward, opinion free news coverage is a
perfect fit for Philo customers, who span every region and political
affiliation in 
29
Sep
2020
Posted in programming

Future Today Expands Its Hit Programming Into Free Linear “FAST” Channels

The Daily Beast

Marriage Equality Is ‘in Danger,’ Says Supreme Court Victor Jim Obergefell

Jim Obergefell, in whose name marriage equality became the law of the land in 2015 after he successfully presented his case to the Supreme Court, believes it is now “in danger” with the likely appointment to the court of conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett.Obergefell, 54, told The Daily Beast he has been dealing “with the feeling of devastation” over the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Now Judge Barrett’s nomination has brought an “overwhelming fear about LGBTQ+ rights and women’s rights and so many things,” he said. “I feel what I, and the many other marriage equality plaintiffs fought for, is at more risk than ever before.”Kiss Your Rights Goodbye When Amy Coney Barrett Joins SCOTUSObergefell didn’t feel the same level of concern over the safety of marriage equality under the law when Justice Antonin Scalia died in 2016, as he felt Chief Justice John Roberts “put so much weight on precedents, and so I thought would have been on the side of keeping marriage equality. But if Judge Barrett is appointed, it’s a potential 6-3 split in favor of conservatives. I’m concerned, I really am. I hate to say it, I really do, but I believe marriage equality is in danger. It makes me sick to my stomach.”Obergefell is far from alone in his concern, which is echoed by LGBTQ groups and campaigners. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has called Judge Barrett an “absolute threat to LGBTQ rights,” pointing to her questioning the role of the Supreme Court in ruling on marriage equality, and her opinion that the text of Title IX does not extend to explicitly protect transgender students. At a 2016 lecture Judge Barrett referred to transgender women as “physiological males.”“If Amy Coney