RT UK’s Going Underground takes prestigious award

RT UK’s Going Underground takes prestigious award
RT UK show ‘Going Underground’ has been awarded for its interview ‘Paris, ISIS and Media Propaganda’ at the US International Film & Video Festival.

The show took first prize in the News Interview category for its interview with award-winning journalist and author John Pilger on how Washington, London and Paris gave birth to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).

RT took another gold award at the festival, winning the Best Coverage of a Continuing News Story for its ‘Stuck in Yemen’ newscast.

The organization won 12 prizes in total. The awards went to five newscasts, three documentaries, two programs and a series of the channel’s promotional videos.

A total of over 1,000 entries from broadcasters representing 29 countries competed in the 2016 US International Film & Video Festival, which has been running since 1967.