Press releases

  • 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...
  • THE WORLD ACCORDING TO JESSE: RT AMERICA TO LAUNCH NEW VENTURA SHOW
    WASHINGTON, DC, FEBRUARY 1, 2017 – Jesse Ventura, former governor of Minnesota and pro-wrestler, will host a new variety news show, ‘The World According to Jesse’, on RT America beginning spring 2017. ‘The World According to...
  • NATWEST BANK WILL NOT BE CLOSING RT UK ACCOUNTS IN BRITAIN
    MOSCOW, JANUARY 30, 2017 — Britain’s National Westminster Bank has scrapped its plans to close RT UK’s accounts in Britain. In October 2016, the bank announced its intent to close RT’s bank accounts and the decision was met...
  • RT JOINS UN IN-HOUSE BROADCAST NETWORK
    MOSCOW, JANUARY 17 – Beginning in January 2017, RT will be among an exclusive set of news channels that broadcast within the UN HQ internal information network. RT Director General Alexey Nikolov and UN Under-Secretary-General...
  • RT PRESENTS: EXCLUSIVE INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE OF JOHN PILGER’S DOC ON US-CHINA TENSIONS
    MOSCOW, DECEMBER 9, 2016 – RT’s documentary channel, RTDoc, will air the exclusive international television premiere of The Coming War on China – the latest documentary from award-winning journalist and acclaimed filmmaker John...
  • RT - SAMSUNG VR’S LARGEST CONTENT PARTNER IN RUSSIA
    MOSCOW, NOVEMBER 23, 2016 – RT, one of the global news industry’s leaders in 360-degree video content production, has become the first Russian broadcaster to join Samsung VR – an immersive video viewing platform. The channel is...
  • RT FIRST IN THE WORLD TO SHOW 360° VIDEO OF EARTH FROM OUTER SPACE
    MOSCOW, NOVEMBER 21, 2016 – RT presents unprecedented, never-before-seen 360-degree footage of planet Earth shot from the ‘Cupola’ module of the International Space Station, as part of its special Space 360 project. Space 360...
  • RT DELIVERS FIRST EVER 360-DEGREE VIDEO FROM SPACE
    MOSCOW, NOVEMBER 18, 2016 – RT is the world’s first broadcaster to release a 360-degree documentary made on board the International Space Station (ISS). A series of videos shot using cutting-edge, immersive video technology as part...

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The difference in mainstream media coverage of civilian suffering in Aleppo and Mosul: