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Jan 14, 2016, 08:36 ET Veteran Journalist Ed Schultz to Host Primetime News Show on RT America - News with Ed Schultz

Progressive political journalist Ed Schultz is joining the network, beginning January 25, 2016, to host a prime-time news program at 8pm EST on...


Dec 18, 2015, 11:46 ET RT First Among TV News Networks To Launch 360 Video App

 RT announced the launch of a new mobile application during a recent conference in Moscow marking the channel's 10th anniversary. RT360 is a...


Dec 08, 2015, 12:17 ET Julian Assange To Join RT's International Conference On Media And Politics

 WikiLeaks co-founder, whose exclusive interview show on RT caused an international media firestorm, will take part in the panel dedicated to...


Dec 03, 2015, 14:25 ET RT To Mark Its 10 Year Anniversary With International Conference On Media And Politics

 The event that will bring together prominent politicians, foreign policy experts and media executives from around the world will take place on...


Dec 02, 2015, 15:40 ET RT On YouTube Reaches 3 Billion Views, Record Among TV News Networks

 Having exceeded 3 billion views and 3 million subscribers across all its YouTube channels, RT remains the undisputed leader on the platform...


Nov 04, 2015, 13:13 ET RT Bringing News Legend Larry King To UK TV Screens

 RT and Ora TV announced today that legendary American broadcaster Larry King's two interview programs, Politicking with Larry King and Larry...


Oct 27, 2015, 17:54 ET RT - EPPY Awards Finalist In Three Categories

 RT's mobile application, website for documentary channel RTDoc and RT's special project commemorating the 70th anniversary of Victory in the...


Jan 26, 2015, 13:33 ET RT Demands Explanation From BBG, Dept. of State And NYTimes In Response To BBG Chief Naming RT On Par With ISIS, Boko Haram

RT sent an official request for retraction and apology to the three organizations. The letter concerns comments made by Mr. Andrew Lack, the newly...


Oct 28, 2014, 12:09 ET RT Launches Dedicated UK News Channel -- RT UK

 Global news network RT announces RT UK to go live on Thursday, October 30th 2014. Global news network RT announces today the official launch...


Oct 09, 2014, 10:23 ET RT's "Second Opinion" Ads Too Provocative For UK, Redacted

Posters for RT's "Second Opinion" ad campaign was rejected for outdoor posting by many London platforms and authorities due to "political...


Aug 18, 2014, 18:44 ET RT's 2014 "Second Opinion" Ad Campaign Kicks Off In New York

 RT unveils its international advertising campaign: "RT. For the Second Opinion.", which brings attention to the importance of having a...


Aug 13, 2014, 13:17 ET RT Scores Third Emmy Nomination For News

RT became a finalist of the 2014 International Emmy Awards. RT's coverage of the Guantanamo hunger strike earned the channel its third nomination...


Jul 23, 2014, 15:05 ET RT Stringer Captured, Possibly Held By Ukrainian Army

 Graham Phillips, a British national and RT stringer, was among the group of journalists that has gone missing in Ukraine on the night from...


Jun 05, 2014, 11:24 ET RT Named Best in Class News Site By Interactive Media Council

RT's website, rt.com, has won the 2014 Interactive Media Award (IMA) in the "News" category, where the channel was up against 36 other...


May 30, 2014, 10:05 ET RT America Debuts First Political Comedy Show

Redacted Tonight, hosted by comedian Lee Camp, gives the news bulletins of the week a political satire treatment. It premieres May 30 and will air...


Dec 20, 2013, 07:29 ET WikiLeaks' Film 'MEDIASTAN' To Make Worldwide Television Premiere On RT

 The three-part WikiLeaks "road movie" debuts globally on RT on Friday, December 20. The documentary film was produced by Julian Assange and...


Jun 13, 2013, 15:15 ET RT Wins Gold At Monte Carlo TV Festival, Beating CNN International, Sky News And Al Jazeera

 RT took top prize in the Best 24-Hour News Programme category at Europe's most prestigious television festival. The award-winning entry was...


Apr 04, 2013, 08:00 ET RT Launches 'RUPTLY' - Full-Service Global Video News Agency

 The Berlin-based agency provides real-time and archived visual news materials from all the global hotspots via state-of-the-art delivery...


Feb 20, 2013, 16:07 ET RT Meteor Video Shatters Records with 28 Million Views

 RT's footage of the Siberian meteor blast became the most watched video of the phenomenon on YouTube. RT's montage of several eyewitness...


Dec 24, 2012, 16:50 ET Lavrov To RT: The Biggest Threat Is Rebels Taking Control Of Chemical Weapons In Syria

 Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov discusses Syria, NATO, and Russian-American relations in an exclusive interview with RT....


Dec 18, 2012, 18:33 ET RT Begins Broadcasting In HD Worldwide From New, State Of The Art Studio

 RT, the global international news network, has switched all of its English-language news broadcasting to High Definition format effective...


Nov 19, 2012, 09:51 ET Sunday Night Israeli Airstrike Destroys RT's Office In Gaza

The office of RT channel in Gaza, located in al-Shawa media center, was destroyed after Israeli air strike early Sunday. Miraculously, production...


Nov 08, 2012, 12:19 ET Assad To RT: Price Of Syrian Invasion Is More Than The World Can Afford

 President of Syria Bashir al-Assad comments on the current situation in Syria and potential foreign invasion in an exclusive interview with...


Oct 26, 2012, 23:40 ET RT Washington DC Studio To Host Second Round Of Third-Party Debate

 RT came to an agreement with the Free and Equal Elections Foundation, organizers of the presidential debates between third-party candidates,...


Oct 22, 2012, 14:49 ET RT to Air Third Party US Presidential Debate

 RT will broadcast live debate between third party US presidential candidates. The debate, moderated by Larry King, will take place on October...