Television

Getting young people to trust TV is the new challenge, say broadcasters

“Fake news” is an accusation that’s often levelled against broadcasters, but it is a serious challenge to their work and one which needs to be disproved constantly, senior TV professionals said on W

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UN chief to head to Los Angeles to discuss global issues with entertainment industry

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be in Los Angeles next week as part of the United Nations initiative that aims to raise the profile of critical global issues in partnership with the international film and television industries.

UN and Battlestar Galactica host discussion of human rights and armed conflict

The United Nations is co-hosting a discussion with the stars and creators of the television show Battlestar Galactica today, exploring themes which are important to both – human rights, terrorism, children and armed conflict, and reconciliation between civilians and faiths.

Annan hails TV’s potential as force for good but warns against ‘content divide’

With the world becoming more and more a single “information society,” United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today the television industry was in a unique position to promote mutual understanding and tolerance, but he warned against a “burgeoning content divide” between North and South that threatens diversity.

UN marks World Television Day, highlighting its communicative powers

Television as the world's most important communications tool is central to the spread of an "information society," United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today in a message marking World Television Day.

UN Television feature honoured at annual CNN World Report Conference

The 12th Annual CNN World Report Conference has honoured a news feature produced by United Nations Television (UNTV) as the Best Science and Technology Report.