BBC World News
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.
The number of affluent Europeans choosing BBC World News and BBC.com as their daily news provider has increased year on year according to Ipsos’ latest EMS survey.
The BBC has gained unprecedented access to anti-government activists in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province as the Kingdom strives to crackdown on civil unrest.
The BBC’s international news offering has cemented its leadership position among Asia Pacific’s high income earners.
As Brazil takes centre stage as host of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the BBC’s global news services on TV, radio and online are launching a special series of reports and documentaries premiering from May 2014.
Presented by the award-winning business journalist Adam Shaw, Horizons continues its journey around the globe discovering the latest technologies and innovations that could revolutionize the way we live.
BBC World News has today announced Yalda Hakim as the new face of news programme Impact, as Global presenter Jon Sopel is appointed the BBC’s North America Editor.
The BBC has today announced the appointment of Naveen Jhunjhunwala as Chief Operating Officer for the Indian operations of BBC Global News Ltd, the company which runs the BBC’s commercial news operations, BBC World News and bbc.com/news.
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