News programs have undergone a huge makeover in recent times. We saw the stiff collared, hair neatly parted men and women getting replaced by more vivacious and interactive anchorpersons. We also saw the news formats change; from people simply reading out of scripts to new presenters leading their own personality to the program. The formats became more detailed and segments became far more divided and comprehensive, each getting its share if air time and exposure. Television viewers adapted beautifully t this format, as they were the ones who got more information and comprehensive stories. News channels on the other hand, also looked out for ways to make the stories more informative and entertaining.
The digital age gave rise to a number of satellite channels that would compete against one another to get higher ratings and attract more viewers. In this effort, networks began to spread across the globe and alliances began to be formed. Current affairs, sports news, entertainment news, all began to get more comprehensive. People got to see all sorts of games and events from all across the world. Most of the sports news segment have been covered and dominated by few media companies such as ESPN, BBC Sports, Sky News and Fox Sports.
These networks have their correspondents and reporters covering any action that takes place in the world of sports; be it a live game, game report analysis, game statistics, player information, calendar of major sports events, sports functions etc. All the news related to the sports world is presented through these channels. Often these established channels too have to go through major makeovers to get to the top slot. In the recent times Sky Sports and Sky News has gone through such a major facelift. It changed the format of its shows, its studios as well as the music. It also included several attractive female news presenters and reporters to gain a wider reach into the masses.
As the internet has become as a reliable source of constant information, most of these news providers have also gone online giving its viewers the bandwidth to access information at all times. However, some news providers have gone on and taken news presenting to a different platform altogether. Now, one can see