Radio & Television

Niagara News is no more

ST CATHARINES – After less than three months, regional digital specialty channel Niagara News is no more.The channel laid off its 17 staffers Monday, reports the St Catharines Standard and has been replaced by a weather and news ticker.Carried only by Cogeceo Cable (and even then, only in the St Catharines and Niagara area), the channel, launched in February, struggled to find an audience, despite a laudable goal of providing local news to a smaller region.NNTV president Frank Thibeault told the newspaper the channel was struggling financially but that he hoped to find a way back to air.