News of Note—Dish’s 4K broadcasts, CBS’ union agreement and more

news of note

Here are the stories we’re tracking today:

> Rebecca Campbell has been named Disney International’s new president for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Release

> Dish Network said it will broadcast select college football games from Fox Sports’ FS1 in 4K, beginning with the Oklahoma-Baylor matchup tomorrow. Release

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> CBS said it has reached a renewal agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) union covering 3,500 technicians. CED article

> Netflix said it is now streaming HDR content to Apple’s iOS devices. The Verge article

> Fox News Channel said it will offer a new live news program called “Fox News @ Night,” anchored by Shannon Bream. Release

> Time said it would create the “Entertainment Weekly Cast Reunions” video series for Watch, Facebook’s new platform for video. Release

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