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.
LONDON, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014–Starting on September 3rd, 2014, RT will be found on Freeview Channel 135, following the scheduled changes that will affect six news channels in total, including BBC News and Sky News. RT, a global television news channel, has been broadcasting in the United Kingdom since 2006 and on Freeview, Britain’s largest digital terrestrial television with a reach of more than 55 million viewers, since 2010.
MOSCOW, AUGUST 18, 2014 – RT unveils its international advertising campaign: “RT. For the Second Opinion.”, which brings attention to the importance of having a plurality of voices in the news media. The campaign debuted in New York in mid-August of 2014 and will roll out in Washington, DC, and London by the end of the month.
MOSCOW, AUGUST 13, 2014 – RT became a finalist of the 2014 International Emmy Awards. RT’s coverage of the Guantanamo hunger strike earned the channel its third nomination for the most prestigious television award, and its second in just three years.
MOSCOW, JULY 14, 2014 – RT Spanish is set to become the first foreign channel to start broadcast in Argentina around the clock, alongside Argentine state channels, within the framework of Television Digital Abierta (TDA), a government initiative aimed at developing digital television in the country.
MOSCOW, JUNE 5, 2014 – RT’s website, rt.com, has won the 2014 Interactive Media Award (IMA) in the “News” category, where the channel was up against 36 other entries.