LONDON, JANUARY 22, 2015 – UK media regulator has assessed whether RT’s coverage of the MH17 crash was biased following several viewer complaints, and has not found any problems that merited investigation nor any breach of standards.
RT DEBUTS DOCU-SERIES ON MASS SURVEILLANCE FROM FOUR-TIME EMMY-WINNING JOURNALIST AND PRODUCER DANNY SCHECHTER ON US, UK TV
MOSCOW, JANUARY 14, 2015 – “America’s Surveillance State” explores the questions of privacy and sovereignly, of information security and of relationship between the government and technology firms – issues that have risen to the top of the global news agenda with revelations from whistleblowers such as Edward Snowden. The investigative series will air globally on RT International beginning on January 14, 2015.
MOSCOW, DECEMBER 16, 2014 – RT’s five main channels on YouTube have racked up more than 2 billion views in total, outperforming all other international TV news networks.
BERLIN, NOVEMBER 12, 2014 – RUPTLY, RT’s international video news agency, and Babo, a news-gathering platform developer, have announced a collaboration to adapt technology designed to source quality user-generated video content for RUPTLY’s global operations.
LONDON, OCTOBER 28, 2014 – Global news network RT announces RT UK to go live on Thursday, October 30th 2014.
MOSCOW, OCTOBER 13, 2014 – RTDoc, RT’s documentary channel, will present its top films and series at the 2014 MIPCOM TV and entertainment market in Cannes, which takes place 13-16 October.
LONDON, OCTOBER 9, 2014 – Posters for RT’s “Second Opinion” ad campaign was rejected for outdoor posting by many London platforms and authorities due to “political undertones.” Instead, the “redacted” version of the posters will appear at locations throughout the city, and RT’s “augmented reality” mobile app, RTplus, will reveal the campaign in its entirety. The campaign uses the example of the Iraq War to draw attention to the importance of diversity in the news media.
WASHINGTON, DC, OCTOBER 6, 2014 – The attention-grabbing ad campaign now appears throughout the two cities on several major outdoor platforms, including wallscapes, billboards and city buses.
MOSCOW, OCTOBER 2, 2014 – RT earned nominations for the 2014 International Media Excellence Awards in the Live Journalism Television category with reporting on the anti-government protests in Kiev, Ukraine, and in the Specialist Programme category with documentary feature Zashto?, which highlighted the human toll of the NATO bombing of Belgrade on the 15-years anniversary of the campaign.
MOSCOW, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 – RT, the Moscow-based multilingual television news network, is now available around the clock to 700 million viewers in more than 100 countries around the globe.