'The Sky Effect'

Discussions on news networks: BBC News, ITV News, Channel 4 News, 5 News and Sky News
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imagedude
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Post by imagedude » Sun May 13, 2007 7:29 pm

A couple of months ago I first came across something called the CNN Effect, where CNN had such a large effect on the day-to-day running of the US, that it had changed the whole country. Does anybody else think that sky news has had a similar effect, although not as great?

txwharfrat
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Post by txwharfrat » Mon May 14, 2007 6:32 am

you'll have to expand on what the 'effect' is exactly.in any case, Sky has already lost any influence it had seeing as it is well behind in the ratings and will soon be in the wilderness once it comes off Freeview.

Lone
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Post by Lone » Mon May 14, 2007 6:57 am

Yeah, if there is any 'effect' to be measured, I'm sure News24 has more then Sky. I don't think Sky is anywhere near as influential in Britain as CNN has been in the states, and never will be.

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