Press releases

  • EX-ENGLAND INTERNATIONAL STAN COLLYMORE TO BE RT’S SPECIAL HOST FOR FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP 2017
    MOSCOW, MAY 22, 2017 - RT, the global TV news network, announced a partnership with Stan Collymore, one of England’s most high-profile ex-international footballers and a multi award-winning journalist, to be its special host for the...
  • RT ARABIC CELEBRATES 10 YEARS ON AIR
    MOSCOW, MAY 4, 2017 – RT Arabic, which began broadcasting in May 2007, marks its 10-year anniversary on the air. Over the years, RT Arabic journalists have provided exclusive, live reporting from some of the most conflict-ridden areas around...
  • RT SCORES 9 MEDALS AT NEW YORK FESTIVALS, INCLUDING GOLD FOR LIBYA COVERAGE
    MOSCOW, APRIL 26, 2017 – RT’s series of special reports from Libya and documentary film H2wOe took home top prizes at the prestigious international and television film festivals, in addition to four silver and three bronze medals....
  • RT BAGS 5 SHORTY HONORS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA EXCELLENCE
    MOSCOW, APRIL 20, 2017 – RT360, RT’s app dedicated to panoramic content, won Best Photo and Video App at the 2017 Shorty Awards—one of the premier awards honoring excellence in social media. RT also took home the Audience...
  • RT’S DUMA ELECTION COVERAGE NAMED MONTE-CARLO FINALIST
    MOSCOW, APRIL 11, 2017 – RT’s coverage of the 2016 State Duma elections is a finalist in the ‘Live Breaking News’ category for the top European TV news award at the 2017 Monte Carlo Television Festival. RT previously took...
  • RT BRIDGES VR AND DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING FORMATS AT MIPTV 2017
    MOSCOW, April 3, 2017 – RT, a leader among news broadcasters in embracing the 360-degree video format, will share its expertise in integrating panoramic videos into documentary features at MIPTV 2017, one of the world’s largest annual...
  • RT NABS 3 MEXICAN PRESS CLUB AWARDS — INCLUDING 1 FOR FREEDOM OF SPEECH
    MOSCOW, MARCH 30 — RT Spanish has won the Mexican Press Club Award “for growth and freedom of speech advocacy,” with ‘The Keiser Report and John Pilger’s exclusive interview with Julian Assange also being honored. This...
  • RT AMERICA HOST CHRIS HEDGES NOMINATED FOR DAYTIME EMMY AWARD
    WASHINGTON, MARCH 23, 2017 – RT America’s Chris Hedges, host of ‘On Contact with Chris Hedges’, is nominated for Outstanding Information Talk Show Host in the 44th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist...
  • RT NAMED FOUR-TIME FINALIST AT SHORTY AWARDS
    MOSCOW, MARCH 20 – RT has been short-listed for four Shorty Awards, one of the world’s leading awards competitions recognizing excellence in social media. RT International was named a finalist for Best Overall YouTube Presence, where it...
  • RT’S FAKECHECK SEPARATES NEWS FACTS FROM FAKES
    MOSCOW, MARCH 15, 2017 —RT launches a special project, FakeCheck, aimed at weeding out and correcting inaccuracies, bias, misinformation, and outright falsehoods in global coverage of major news stories. With FakeCheck, RT addresses the...
  • RT SCORES 18 NOMINATIONS AT NEW YORK FESTIVALS, SURPASSING CNN AND BBC
    MOSCOW, FEBRUARY 27 – RT’s channels have secured 18 finalist spots – surpassing the likes of CNN and BBC – in one of the world’s largest news & documentaries festivals. Seven of the nominations went to RT’s...
  • RT DEBUNKS CHARGES OF ‘FAKE NEWS’ ON FRENCH ELECTION
    Western media accuses RT of 'spreading fake news' citing an Emmanuel Macron story RT never published. The accusations against RT were leveled by Richard Ferrand, secretary-general of Macron’s En Marche! party, in an interview with the France 2...

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