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Flash in the pan or money-spinner? Murdoch pins hopes on news streaming service | The Weekly Beast

Foxtel cannibalisation continues with News Corp adding news service Flash to streaming apps Binge and Kayo. Plus: newshounds or booze hounds?

Rupert Murdoch may have turned 90 this year but his news empire continues to grow. A week after announcing a new UK TV channel, TalkTV, and a Sky News program starring Piers Morgan, his Australian empire will next month unveil a dedicated news streaming service called Flash.

Flash – which had the working name of NewsFlash – will be offered alongside Binge and Kayo as a one-stop shop for news junkies wanting access to 20 news channels for an expected price tag of $10 or under.

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