New online news channel starting.
Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:13 pm
https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/bre ... story.html...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.”...