Cable News Network (CNN) is known by its 24-hour news service in the USA. TV Channel is owned by Turner Broadcasting System. CNN started providing Live streaming on June 1, 1980. There are many interesting facts associated with the news channel. We will start from statistics of CNN then move towards some other thoughts.
It is the only news channel in USA which provide 24 hour updated news coverage to their audiences100 Million US Households has set their favorite channel as CNN890,000 hotels room in USA has tuned CNN News Live Streaming 212 countries have been watching CNN News coverage without any troubleAs of February 2015, CNN is available to about 96,289,000 cable, satellite.CNN launched its website in August 30,1995. The site has gain popularity within no time. Now it is one of the most popular news site in world. That's why in 2009, CNN.com was successfully become the 3rd largest news providing site on world wide web.Starting from the statistics CNN has also some major events coverage such as Challenger disaster, Gulf War, 9/11 attacks, US 2008 election, 2012 US Election, 2016 presidential election. CNN got plenty of attractions when they broke the news of 9/11 attacks for the very first time when no other channel has announced the news. Anchor Carol Lin was on the air to deliver the first public report of the event. She broke into a commercial at 8:49 a.m.
Moreover, in 2008 election, CNN has produced some great coverage of election, devoted all its attention towards politics, including hosting both parties prominent personalities from Democratic and Republican. Similarly, they have provided satisfactory transmission from 2012 and 2016 elections.
There are also some controversies associated with the TV Channel such as On April 18, 2008, CNN.com was targeted by Chinese hackers in retaliation for the channel's coverage on the 2008 Tibetan unrest. CNN reported that they took preventative measures after news broke of the impending attack.
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CNN official site is CNN.com. Later, CNN launched four version of its website, these are in American Version, International Version, Spanish Version and finally Arabic Version to target Gulf countries audiences. Readers from all over the world choose their preferred version for the current news shared on official site, if they were unable to set their choice then server determined from the IP address.
CNN has also lunched its channel for its audience on one of the largest video sharing website YouTube, but this effort is strongly criticized by internet users, who watch online, due to its coverage which is only limited to United States of America. Later in 2014 CNN has also lunched its radio transmission on Tunein Radio.
News channel has also experimented CNN “Eatocracy”, then chat.cnn.com and CNN Health. Well, the TV Channel has tried varies interacting activities to cover substantial number of audience from the world using different businesses tricks. It works, as well, in 1998, CNN received the Four Freedom Award for the Freedom of Speech.