From Wikipedia: CNN is a major US cable news network founded in 1980 whose main slogan is "The Most Trusted Name in News”. Upon its launch, CNN was the first station to provide 24-hour television news coverage and around-the-clock news reports and updates. CNN primarily broadcasts from its headquarters at the CNN Center in Atlanta, the Time Warner Center in New York City, and studios in Washington, D.C.. As of June 2008, CNN is available in over 93 million U.S. households. In terms of unique viewers (Nielsen Cume Ratings), CNN rates as America's number one cable news network.
Pan Africa/5 Day News (KMTP), U.S.
From KMTP website: KMTP produces and broadcast a daily news show, 5 Day News. 5 Day News is a half-hour nightly news show highlighting issues of particular concern to and impacting the African-American community. It presents national and international news in one segment and local bay area news and entertainment in another emphasizing distinct cultures and the African Diaspora. 5 Day News enlarges the scope and focus of traditional news coverage giving voice to diverse populations.
www.galavision.com (primeras noticias)
Mexico’s prime news division, based in one of the world’s most modern news centers: a team of reporters and correspondents in every corner of the earth deliver the widest coverage in a clear, unbiased voice.
Las Noticias por Adela:
From Wikipedia: Las Noticias por Adela is a nightly 1 hour news show on the Televisa network from Mexico. It is shown from 8PM to 9PM Mexico City time (9pm to 10pm Eastern) and also airs on Galavisión in the United States. Major political figures, entertainers and musicians appear on the show to be interviewed by the show's namesake Adela Micha.
Canal Once has been around for 48 years and is owned by the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico. This public service station is the oldest in Latin America. Canal Once is dedicated to providing a variety of rich programming for its viewers.
Telefe Argentina (Canal 11)
After consolidating as the most popular air channel in Argentina since its launching in 1990, Telefé has started a new stage for its positioning in the international market through TELEFE INTERNACIONAL –Satellite Signal. The United States and Latin American countries are the receivers of Telefe International.
From Wikipedia: Globovision is a Venezuelan 24-hour news channel. It is one of the world's only over-the-air 24-hour news channels. It can be seen in Caracas, Carabobo, and Zulia on UHF channel 33. Globovision can be seen in the rest of Venezuela by those who have cable or a satellite dish (Globovision has an alliance with DirecTV, where it can be seen onchannel 110). Some of Globovision’s programs can be seen in the United States via TV Venezuela, a channel offered to those who subscribe to DirecTV® Para Todos. It can be seen in other countries via a paid subscription at Globovision’s website.
TV Chile, a national station with 30 years of programming is the leader in local broadcasting. TV Chile produces programs for the whole family to enjoy. The station's 24 hour broadcasting brings its viewers a variety of national and international programs.
Al Alam TV, Iran
From Mosaic: Al-Alam is the Iranian satellite TV station started shortly after the Iraq war. The 24-hour broadcast in Arabic is aimed at the new Iraq, which has a 65% Shi'ite population. The Arabic news programs have an English language news crawl running along the bottom of the screen. The production quality of the network has improved quickly to match some of the best broadcasters in the Middle East, and is currently competing with Al Jazeera and Al Arabia for a wide audience, especially the Shi'ite population in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and the Gulf States. Al Alam is managed by IRIB.
Al Jazeera English
From Mosaic: Al Jazeera English is the world’s first global English language news channel to be headquartered in the Middle East, with broadcasting centers in Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington DC. The station broadcasts news, current affairs, features, analysis, documentaries, live debates, entertainment, business and sport. Al Jazeera English is available in the US via satellite.
IRIB 2, Iran
From Mosaic: Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting
IRIB 2 is a state run satellite channel originating from Tehran, Iran. Programming is a mix of Iranian films, documentaries, current affairs, religious and educational programs. News programs are presented in Farsi or English. The newscasts include national and international stories, Middle East regional highlights and business reports focusing on the Gulf States and the petroleum industry.
Kurdsat TV, Iraq
Kurdsat TV is a Kurdish satellite television station based in Iraqi Kurdistan and belongs to the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), one of the main parties in Northern Iraq and part of the unified Kurdish alliance in Iraqi government. It broadcasts programs mainly in the Kurdish language. Other languages such as Turkmeni, Persian and Arabic are also used in some programs. Kurdsat TV began broadcasting in 01/01/2000 and was among the first Kurdish satellite stations in Iraqi Kurdistan. Kurdsat TV is accessible live through the Internet and also maintains a website for recent news and commentaries in English, Kurdish and Arabic.
TRT International, Turkey
TRTInternational, the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TürkiyeRadyo ve Televizyon Kurumu), was founded in 1992. It is part of thenational public broadcaster of Turkey. TRT INT is directed at theTurkish population living in Europe. It airs a mix of Turkishentertainment, movies and drama, current affair issues, and talk shows.The newscasts include national and international stories, and marketnews. Since it is a government funded station, the newscast offers theTurkish government's viewpoint.
Future TV, Lebanon
From the Future TV website: We are a Lebanese owned and operated company founded in 1993. In the beginning of a post-war epoch where people were seeking quality of life, peace, family ties, reconstruction, culture and development, our main targets were to encourage a family audience and to provide a new outlook for the Lebanese youth. Shortly after, we launched Future International. In less than a year, Future International grew to become one of the leading Arab satellite stations gathering the highest audience ratings in the Gulf, Egypt and the Levant. Since the very beginning; we have successfully maintained two important characteristics of Future Television: (1) preservation of our Lebanese identity and (2) quality production rather than easy-to-market production.
Israel National News (INN), Israel
From Wikipedia: Israel National News is the written news website, directed by Baruch Gordon.
AL Arabiya, U.A.E
From Al Arabiya website: AlArabiya.net is the online presence of Al Arabiya News Channel, the leading news channel in the Arab world. The English news website was launched in August 2007 to build a bridge between the channel and English-speakers, whether Arabs or native speakers, who are interested in the Middle East. Versions in Farsi and Urdu followed in March 2008, catering specifically to audiences in Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan and parts of the Indian sub-continent. The websites offer an Arab perspective on the news while encouraging engagement by our readers through comments and user-generated content.
Press TV, Iran
Press TV takes revolutionary steps as the first Iranian international news network, broadcasting in English on a round-the-clock basis. Press TV is extensively networked with bureaus located in the world's most strategic cities. Press TV aims to not only offer expansive news coverage, specifically delving into Middle Eastern current affairs, but also to deliver unbiased reporting of controversial global news, as well as broadcasting cutting-edge documentaries and programs of political, social, and economic importance.
From the BBC website: The BBC in the United Kingdom provides a wide range of distinctive programming, free of commercial interests and political bias. They include television, radio, national, local, children’s, educational, language and other services for key interest groups. They claim their goal is to be the most creative, trusted organization in the world. The BBC is financed by a TV license paid for by households. It does not have to serve the interests of advertisers, or produce a return for shareholders. BBC services are hugely popular and used by over 90% of the U.K. population every week.
Deutsche Welle is Germany’s international broadcaster. It carries out its legally defined mission while remaining journalistically independent. DW produces TV, radio and Internet services in German and many other languages for people in other countries, and communicate German points of view as well as other perspectives.
From Wikipedia: TV5MONDE (formerly known as TV5) is a global television network, broadcasting several channels of French language programming. It was started in January 1984. It was under the management of Jean-Jacques Aillagon, former French Minister for Culture and Communication. TV5MONDE is the fourth largest global television network available around the world after the BBC, CNN and MTV.
From Wikipedia: The UNIAN or Ukrainian Independent Information Agency (Ukrainian: Українське Незалежне Інформаційне Агентство, УНІАН; Ukrayins'ke Nezalezhne Informatsiyne Ahentstvo) is a Kyiv-based Ukrainian news agency. It produces and provides of political, business and financial information, as well as popular photo reporting service. Founded March 1993, UNIAN is now used by major news papers, TV-channels, and radio stations as one of the main information sources.
Russia Today, Russia
From Wikipedia: Russia Today TV is a global news channel from Russia that broadcasts in English and is owned by Russian news agency RIA-Novosti. It is available around the world via satellite and it hit the airwaves on December 10, 2005. The broadcast is also available online from the Russia Today TV homepage, listed above.
The goal of Russia Today is to present information about Russia to give viewers the opportunity to get acquainted with Russian views on world and domestic events. A major part of Russia Today air time is devoted to Russian and world news but it also airs business and sports news. In addition, Russia Today features documentaries on present-day life in Russia and its history.
From the KBS website: With universality as its basic principle, KBS Television 1, Korea's premier broadcaster, provides news, information, sports, culture and education. Also, as the sole public broadcaster of the country, KBS Television 1 endeavors to present the national agenda and bring various social strata together by reporting on news from new perspectives and paying invariable attention to current events, human rights, environment and culture. With viewing fees as its main source of revenue, KBS Television 1 provides programs without any breaks for commercials.
KBS Television 1's "Sunday Special" has produced a variety of programs analyzing crucial issues threatening world peace and the security of the Korean Peninsula. It is also suggesting new courses for the Korean economy in the era of globalization, while looking for ways to overcome the economic difficulty.
"Environmental Special," Korea's only regular TV program on environmental issues, deals with a wide range of topics, including nature and eco-systems, and community and living environments. The program is playing a decisive role in helping find solutions to the conflicts among sharply divided groups in society by presenting information and alternative policies that let them make objective judgments of the facts.
From the NHK website: NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Japan’s sole public broadcaster, introduced a radio service in 1925 and a television service in 1953. NHK is financed by the receiving fee paid by each household that owns a television set. This system enables the Corporation to maintain independence from any governmental and private organization, and ensures that the opinions of viewers and listeners are assigned top priority.
NHK operates five television channels and three radio services. General TV and Educational TV are broadcast terrestrially, and with the three radio channels they provide a diverse range of programs, including news, education, and family entertainment. The three satellite channels also offer a varied and versatile program mix.
Internationally, NHK offers three TV and radio services under the NHK WORLD umbrella. NHK has 54 stations across Japan and correspondents in 33 locations around the world.
CCTV International, China
CCTV International (CCTV-9) is the English-language 24-hour news channel of China Central Television, China´s largest national TV network. Launched on September 25, 2000, CCTV International is dedicated to reporting news and information to its global audience, with a special focus on China. With a team of experienced and committed journalists, CCTV International is China´s contribution to greater diversity and more perspective in the global information flow.
On May 3rd, 2004, CCTV International increased coverage of world events, in addition to its focus on China. CCTV International emphasizes a Chinese perspective while striving to give a more balanced picture of the world.
CCTV International covers the globe via six satellites. Its programs can now be seen by 45 million subscribers outside China. 24 hours a day, seven days a week, CCTV International provides viewers with a host of news and feature programs.
Asia Today: AsiaToday debuted on CCTV International on May 3, 2004. This 30-minute program airs three times a day and aims to keep viewers updated on news concerning Asia. Asia Today presents a comprehensive look at important issues on the continent in a manner that is objective and reflective of all perspectives. Joined by CCTV correspondents based around the world, it is a report on Asia from the perspective of Asians.
South Asia Newsline
Asian News International - ANI is South Asia's leading multimedia news agency with over 50 Bureaus in India and across the globe. The New Delhi head office is where the news content is collected, packaged and delivered in various formats. South Asia Newsline is ANI’s 15 minute anchored news bulletin available 5 days a week via satellite in the US.