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CBS to Launch Digital News Channel Tomorrow

The name of the channel has not yet been announced.


CBS plans to launch its new digital news channel tomorrow, an effort to get the broadcast network into 24-hour news. CBS Interactive head Jim Lanzone confirmed the company’s plans for the news video site during an onstage interview with me at the Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland. Lanzone — who spoke just hours before CEO Les Moonves was scheduled to discuss the network’s third-quarter earnings — wouldn’t disclose the name of the channel. The company’s plans for a digital news site, which first surfaced in reports a year ago, will feature live video from CBS’s TV reporters.

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