Scripps’ Newsy Launches on Amazon Alexa Platforms

The OTT channel will offer audio news updates
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Newsy, the E.W. Scripps-owned OTT channel, Tuesday joined the growing ranks of news outlets offering news briefings on Amazon’s voice-enabled Alexa platforms such as Amazon Echo.

The millennial-oriented Newsy will distribute regular updates on top stories via Flash Briefings – pre-recorded shorts furnished by participating news organizations.

Last week, NBC Owned Television Stations became the first broadcast group to launch Flash Briefings. Until then, the platform had been populated primarily by more far-reaching outlets like NPR and BBC News.

Read more at B&C.