News of Note—Locast.org, Sony Pictures Television, The CW and Snap Inc.

news of note

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Locast.org is streaming local channels without owners' consent, and founder David Goodfriend is expecting broadcasters won't like it. Bloomberg article

> Three Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN) channels have joined the Amazon Channels lineup in Germany and Austria. Digital TV Europe article

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> The CW is building up the development team under newly named executive vice president of development Gaye Hirsch. Variety article

> Snap Inc. has laid off two dozen employees, the majority of whom work in the content department. Cheddar article

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