News of Note—Local Media Consortium, Viacom and WildBrain

News of note
WildBrain has expanded its footprint with the launch of four new channels on AVOD platforms Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku. (Pixabay)

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> The Local Media Consortium and the Local Media Association have announced a call for applications, inviting media organizations to apply to participate in a pilot project focused on helping local newsrooms develop revenue streams through branded content. Release

> Viacom has launched an MTV subscription streaming service in the U.K. Variety article

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> WildBrain has expanded its footprint with the launch of four new channels on AVOD platforms Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku. Release

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