News Ticker

A news ticker, sometimes called a "crawler" or "slide", resides in the lower third of the television screen space on television news networks dedicated to presenting headlines or minor pieces of news. It may also refer to a long, thin scoreboard-style display seen around the front of some offices or public buildings. The news ticker has been used in Europe in countries such as United Kingdom, Germany and Ireland for some years, and they are also used in several Asian countries and Australia.In the United States, tickers were long used on a special event basis by broadcast television stations to communicate weather warnings, school closings, and election results.
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  • CNN’s latest redesign puts mobile and social at its core

    … (right) as compared to CNN’s older look Another addition to the site is a live news ticker, which sticks to the bottom of the page as it scrolls through CNN’s top stories. “We were publishing all the time, yet the site always felt static,” Artley said. “The ticker feels more dynamic. We wanted to bring that sense of motion to the site.” At the same…

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