These days, many people don’t have enough time to read newspapers. Mostly, they just read the headings without knowing the reason behind that heading. The news mainly describes when, who, where, why and what. One of the fastest means to get any news is the News channels.
The Media of the news channel works very hard in collecting all the news and present it in the form of videos. It is one of the most popular method of sharing or broadcasting information to the world. Several news channels also offer additional programs, including weather report, sports news, movie promotion and review and many others. In this article, I am sharing top 10 best news channels from all over the world in 2018.
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10. Geo News
It is a privately owned urdu news channel of Pakistan. This channel was started in 2004 by the Jang Group of Newspapers. This channel is owned by the Independent Media Corporation. This channel started several other channels including GEO Kahani, GEO Sports, GEO Entertainment, GEO Tez and GEO News.
This channel is famous in countries of urdu speaking. This channel also has some of the most well known anchors including, Abdullah Sultan, Faheem Asghar, Ashar Alam, Wahij Sani and many more. In 2014, this channel was banned for 15 days by PERMA with a fine of 1 crore. Some of the most famous programs of this channel are Meray Mutabiq, Naya Pakistan, Report Card, AapaskiBaat, score and many more.
9. NDTV India
It is a Hindi news channel of India. In 2003, this channel was co-started by Prannoy Roy and his wife Radhika Roy. Prannoy Roy is a very famous Indian journalist. The New Delhi Television Limited company owned this channel. The channel show, The World This Week helped to gain popularity of this show. In India, it is one of the most trusted channels of news. The Majority of people views this channel in their free time.
In 2016, this company decided to start 2 different channels as NDTV India and NDTV spice. In 2003, this company started two different channels for 24 hours as, NDTV 24 * 7 channel in English and NDTV India channel in Hindi. Some of the famous personalities of this channel are Abhigyan Prakash, Pankaj Pujari, Sonia Singh, Nidhi Kulpati and many others. Other channels of this company are ndtv 24*7, ndtv good times, ndtv worldwide and ndtv profit.
8. Euro news
This channel was launched in 1993 by the company Media Global Networks. The chairman of the company is Naguib Sawiris. It is a multi language news channel program that is heard in 155 countries. The chairman of the company holds 53% of the share of this company. This channel delivers news from all over the world. The company’s headquarters is located in the Lyon, France.
This channel was started by the group of 10 European public broadcasters. In 1996, an additional office as started in London. It takes the help of cable, satellite and terrestrial to reach millions of European users. The channel also launched a free application for Android, iPhone, and iPad mobile phones. For every 30 minutes, the channel show headlines.
7. Al Jazeera
This channel was established in Doha and it is owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network. This channel is also known as Jazeera Satellite Channel. Earlier, this channel provides Arabic and current affair news. It is now one of the special Tv channels, that provides news in different languages. The company has 80 different branch offices in the whole world. This channel has one of the largest networks in the world.
The owner of the channel is the Qatar’s government. This channel also won many awards including, Index of Censorship, Prince Claus Award and many others. This channel has gained more popularity, during the war of the Afghanistan. That time, it is the only channel that covers the live war.
6. Al Arabiya
This channel is a Saudi Broadcaster news channel and it was started in the year 2003. The meaning of this channel’s name is the Arabic One. This channel is owned by the MBC Group and its headquarters is located in the Dubai. From 2014, the general manager of the channel is Adel Al Toraifi.
This channel mainly focuses on the sports news, financial market and business market news and current affairs. The channel has a picture format of 1080i (HDTV) and 576i (SDTV). The language used in the channel is Arabic for the middle east and north Africa. In the website you can get news in English for International community, in Persian and in Urdu for the northern part of the South Asia.
This channel was started in 1996 by the Tom Roger, NBC executive. In 1996, the Microsoft paid $221 million and become the 50% shareholder of this channel. The company’s headquarters is located in the New York. The anchor of the show, Jodi Applegate was firstly showed with a lineup of interviews. Earlier, the channel focuses on the Politics. In 2005, Microsoft removed its share from this channel.
In 2015 Within America, this channel was viewed by 9 crore people. This channel can be viewed in the US, Canada, Africa, Europe and many other countries. Some of the most popular hosts of this channel are John Gibson, Tim Russert, Rachel Maddow and Brian Williams. The channel also offers content on demand facility.
4. Sky News
This channel was launched on 5th February 1989. This channel was owned by the company Sky plc. The owner of the company is John Ryley. This is a 24 hour International News channel of Britain. This channel is distributed by the Fox Networks Group world widely. The channel has a picture format of 576i (SDTV 16:9) and 1080i (HDTV).
This channel uses the slogan, First for breaking news. This channel is broadcasted in the whole world, except Australia and New Zealand. The channel provides news though television, mobile and through website. The channel also provides news to national and international radio stations in the UK and also in other countries. It also provides news to Yahoo. Some of the programs of this channel are sky news, sky news today and many more.
This channel was started in 1980 by Ted Turner. This channel is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System. It is a 24 hour American news channel. The picture format of the channel is 1080i (HDTV) and the channel uses the slogan, Go There. This channel is broadcast in the United States and Canada.
This is the first channel that provides 24 hour news. It was also the first news channel in the US. The channel is broadcasted from the Time Warner Centre in the New York city. The company’s headquarters is located in the Atlanta, Georgias and studio in the Los Angeles and Washington. In 2010, this channel viewed in 100 million houses.
2. Fox News:
It is a satellite and cable TV channel of America. The Fox Entertainment Group owned this channel. This channel was launched in 1996 with having a picture quality 720p (HDTV). The channel has a slogan, Fair & Balanced. The channel uses English as the main language and it is broadcasted in the whole world. This channel has 17 million cable subscribers. At the end of 2000, this channel becomes the top channel ins the US. This channel is available internationally and it broadcasted in more than 40 countries.
1. BBC News
The British Broadcasting Corporation channel was started in 1922 by the John Reith. It is one of the largest and also oldest channel. This channel has 20 thousand members of staff. This channel is broadcasted in the whole world and it is one of the most popular news channels. The channel’s headquarters is located in Greater London, United Kingdom.
The James Harding is the Director of News and Current Affairs, Mary Hockaday is the Head of Newsroom. The channel offers its services in radio, Television and these Internet. This channel is responsible for collecting and broadcasting news and affairs in the whole world. It is one of the largest broadcasting channel group.
These channels are very famous for providing the latest and full information to the world. The anchors are also very good in speaking and never make any mistake. These channels also have their websites and phone applications, so that user can get information from everywhere.