BBC World News
Kofi Annan and former US President Jimmy Carter will be taking part in a special live TV debate for BBC World News, tackling issues that matter to young people around the globe, the broadcaster has announced today.
BBC World News and bbc.com will over the course of the next two weeks focus on South Korea, as the 24-hour news channel and website broadcasts a special series of documentaries and features as part of its first-ever South Korea Direct.
Coverage on BBC World News, World Service and bbc.com make BBC the ‘go-to place’ for up-to-the-minute news and analysis of the election.
The BBC’s World Affairs Correspondent Paul Wood has been given this year’s David Bloom Award in recognition of his on the ground reporting from Iraq in 2014.
BBC Click will travel to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week to create a special programme using only the latest mobile and tablet technology.
New figures* show that BBC.com, the BBC’s international website, has started 2015 on an all-time high. More than 101 million unique browsers used the website and news app globally during the month of January, generating a record 1.35 billion page views.
London, January 19 2015. BBC World News’s The World Debate is coming live from the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, as a high level panel including Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF and Mark Carney Governor of the Bank of England debate whether the global economic cake can continue to grow indefinitely.
BBC World News has commissioned a major new six-part series, presented by technologist Ben Hammersley, exploring a global threat that could impact us all.
A brand new survey* of pay TV subscribers shows that international news is still in huge demand and remains an integral part of the European pay TV market. BBC World News has conducted a study of 1,500 pay TV subscribers with access to the channel from five countries across the continent. The standout finding is how important news is to subscribers.
The BBC has been honored with two awards at this year’s 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in the categories of 'Feature Story Newscast' for BBC World News America’s Suffering In The Central African Republic and 'Continuing Coverage Newscast' for World News America’s Inside Syria's Deadly Conflict.
BBC News today announced that its content will be available on smartphone instant messaging platform LINE. BBC News is the first international news organisation to have an official account on the app.
The BBC has launched its first mobile bureau in the US, as part of an experimental project. On the road for 6 months from September 2014, BBC Pop Up comprises a small team of BBC video journalists who are taking up residence in a different US city each month to produce locally sourced short and long-form video content for the BBC’s global news services on TV and online.
BBC World News and bbc.com have announced the launch of a month-long season of programmes focusing on China.
The BBC has announced a raft of brand-new Africa-focused programmes to complement its already extensive offering across TV, radio and online at bbc.com.
July figures show the BBC and CNN neck and neck for global online audiences. New research from ComScore* has revealed that the BBC’s global audience has grown by 30% since 2012 to 73.4m unique browsers – just 200,000 (0.27%) short of CNN’s 73.6m.
BBC World News announces new presenter for Global - Matthew Amroliwala to join BBC’s international news channel
BBC World News has today announced the new presenter for its flagship programme, Global. Matthew Amroliwala joins the international news channel from the BBC’s UK service.
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