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New online news channel starting.

Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:13 pm
by BDKJMU
...The patriarch of the family that owns the Chicago Cubs is getting back in the newsgathering business.

The Omaha World-Herald reported on Sunday that billionaire businessman and philanthropist Joe Ricketts is hiring staff to launch an online national news source called Straight Arrow News.

“I think there’s a gap in the market — there’s no source for unbiased, fact-based news,” Ricketts told the World-Herald in an emailed response to questions last week. “And I believe there’s a business opportunity there.”...
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/bre ... story.html

Re: New online news channel starting.

Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:09 am
by GannonFan
Eh, there's always PBS and the BBC. Those are pretty much down the middle and not normally tinged with biased commentary. Heck, the CBC is pretty good too - you even get those hard hitting stories like when a cow wanders onto the road in Prince Edward Island. Fascinating stuff, and without bias.