In this highly modernized world, the information industry has assumed a new position in which all the sources of information tend to bring latest news to their viewers or readers as early as possible. The electronic media is one of the most modern and highly professional sources of bringing information for their viewers. This article is an attempt to familiarize our readers about the top 10 most popular news channels in the world. These channels are viewed by the millions of viewers all around the world. With each passing moment, there come the new updates regarding every aspect of life, be it politics, sports, education or so on. Therefore, in order to keep the viewers informed with every latest update, the following channels strive really hard to get and announce the news earlier than all the other channels. The below list is based on the number of viewers or fans around the globe and the fame each of these channels enjoys.
10. Geo News
Geo News of Jang group is the most popularly viewed news channel of Pakistan. It started its working almost 10 years ago. Geo news is being watched by the millions of viewers not only in the Pakistan, but also in other parts of the world as well. It is interesting to note that Geo News, because of her tradition to follow the real meanings of freedom of expression, has been compelled to face bans during different governments of Pakistan.
NDTV is an Indian based news channel which is regarded as the most popularly viewed news channel of the country. Indian, which is home to almost 1 billion people, provides a great number of viewers who have differing tastes and demands. NDTV, keeping in view these demands, provide a good deal of news to satisfy the demands of viewers.
Euronews enjoys the 8th position on our list of top 10 most popular news channels of the world in 2013. It is a multilingual news channel and is based in France. Initially, Euronews had the reputation of showing only the European perspectives over different news but now it has become news channel which gives world news. However, with the passage of time, Euronews has also earned fame in other parts of the world as well. It is estimated that Euronews currently is being watched bu more than 170 million households of the Europe.
The Microsoft and National Broadcasting Company, commonly known as MSNBC, is an American cable news channel that enjoys the 7th position on our list of top 10 most popular news channels of the world. Initially, this channel confined itself only to the political news only. However, with the passage of time, it has enhanced its scope and also gives news regarding all the aspects of life.
Al-Arabiya is a Saudi based news channel that was established by the royal family. It started its working in the year 2003. Al-Arabiya is believed to be a Pan-Arab and a pro-government channel that covers the news from various fields such as current affairs at local as well as international level.
Al-Jazeera is another one of the most popular news channel that is viewed all over the world. It is based in Doha, Qatar. Initially, this channel only covered the Arabs news, i.e. news from the Arab countries alone. However, Al-Jazeera has also expanded its network and has broadened its scope of covering news as well.
4. Sky News
Sky News was started in the year 1989. It was originally a United Kingdom based channel that covered the news only from UK and Ireland. However, in the recent year, Sky News has expanded its network and is viewed in other parts of the world as well, such as New Zealand and so on,
3. Fox News
Fox News is a cable channel of famous Fox Entertainment Group. It enjoys the 3rd position on our list of top 10 most popular news channels of the world in 2013. It is a highly popular channel with in United States of America. Fox News is considered as one of the most authentic source of information; it is being viewed by millions of viewers all over the world.
CNN stands for Cable News Network, and it was established in the year 1980. CNN is so popular all over the world that it is regarded as the 2nd most popular news channel of the world. CNN holds the distinction of being the first ever news channel that started the service of coverage of news for the 24 hours.
BBC stands for British Broadcasting Corporation. The prestige and reputation of this channel is unmatchable in the field of information. BBC has established a wide network in different parts of the world which helps it to attract the millions of viewers from all countries of the world. Owing to its popularity, it is regarded as world’s most popular news channel.