Facebook to cancel some news programs on Watch platform

According to Digiday, Facebook is starting to cancel some of the news programs it’s been paying for on its Watch platform and cutting the budgets for others.

Facebook won’t renew two-thirds of existing Facebook Watch news shows

No word yet on what this might mean for the local news programs on Facebook Watch that we’ve reported on here at the Lab — three magazine shows by different station groups and a celebration of local investigative reporting by Alabama Media Group’s Reckon.

We’ll keep you posted.

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