Established in 1904, TASS is Russia’s state-run news agency.
TASS offers its subscribers a wide range of news services in both Russian and English. The news agency generates more than 1,500 news items and 500 photographs a day, thus producing an integral and unbiased picture of events from around the globe. TASS Photo Archive contains two million photographs and its database has more than 10 million documents.
TASS’ special projects and infographics have repeatedly earned national and international awards.
The news agency’s press-centers operate in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, and Pyatigorsk. Every year, TASS holds more than 1,000 various events on its own platforms and within the framework of major forums in Russia and around the globe.
TASS is a member of international and regional mass media organizations and maintains partnerships with more than 100 news agencies throughout the world.
TASS’ 1,800 employees in Russia and abroad keep the agency going in real time.
PH “Kommersant” was founded in 1989. Nowadays, it is one of the eldest Russian publishing houses and one of the most authoritative and influential mass-media in the country, whose main principles are efficiency, authenticity and objectiveness.
Daily newspaper “Kommersant” is a first private business title in Russia. Portfolio of the PH “Kommersant” consists of weekly analytical magazine “Kommersant Vlast”, economic weekly “Kommersant Dengi”, socio-political weekly “Ogoniok”, weekly magazine about lifestyle “Kommersant WEEKEND”, monthly automobile magazine “Kommersant AUTOPILOT” and monthly color supplement to the Kommersant newspaper “STYLE” about lifestyle and actual fashion tendencies & news.
Since 2017 “Kommersant VLAST” and “Kommersant Dengi” weekly are available only online.
PH “Kommersant” launched official web-site kommersant.ru in 1995. In March, 2010 “Kommersant FM” radio station has started it’s regular broadcasting.
PH “Kommersant” applications are available for mobile devices operating on Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, Android and iOS platforms.
Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency is an international media group which aims to provide prompt and balanced coverage of international events and to inform its audience about different perspectives on key events including stories that the other media outlets keep silent about.
Rossiya Segodnya is Russia’s largest producer of information products designed for a worldwide audience and provides radio broadcasting and newswires 24/7 in Russian, English, Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese. It also has websites in 30 languages, international multimedia press centres, production and distribution of photo content and infographics, information products on social media, mobile apps.
Outside of Russia, the International Information Agency is represented by the Sputnik news agency and radio network which has multimedia news hubs in dozens of countries.
Margarita Simonyan is the editor-in-chief of Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency and Dmitry Kiselev is its Director General.
RBC is a leading Russian media holding, with leadership positions in news and business media, as well as in domain name registration and hosting. The company’s history counts more than 20 years. RBC employs key media platforms such as the Internet,TV,and press,develops B2B media services,and provides domain registration and hosting services (RU-CENTER Group).
RBC’s aggregate monthly business audience exceeds 34m people (source: TNS data, including overlapping audience). At the same time, Rbc.ru has continually been ranked among top online media in the citation ranking (source: Medialogia data for 2014).
RU-CENTER Group provides services to more than 1 million users, with major Russian companies and leading players on the Internet market among them.
In 2013, RBC’s brand was valued at RUB 10.6bn by Interbrand, an international branding agency, making it 24th out of 40 most valuable Russian brands.
Interfax is the biggest information group in the former Soviet Union and the recognized leader in the B2B segment of Russia’s information market.
Interfax dates back to 1989, when the country's first independent news agency was founded.
Interfax is the most frequently cited source for up-to-the-minute information about Russia and the CIS in the world media and the most popular newswire service on the Russian financial market.
Interfax develops professional information systems that help companies operate in the financial and commodity markets, enabling them to make investment decisions, manage risk, organize external communications and fulfill regulatory requirements.
Interfax's best-known IT services include SPARK (counterparty risk management), SCAN (media analysis and monitoring), ASTRA (analytical solution for compliance with Russian law on transfer pricing), X-Compliance (Know Your Customer solution to comply with anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing legislation), SPARK-Marketing (commodity markets analysis), Regulatory news disclosure center (e-DISCLOSURE.RU) and RU DATA (reference data and analytics).
Interfax actively develops partnerships with the leading world brands.
Working with Sberbank of Russia and Experian, Interfax created the United Credit Bureau, Russia’s market leader for consumer credit information. Interfax's joint venture with Dun & Bradstreet, another international information market leader, provides data about companies abroad.
NTV is the largest non-governmental Russian television company with federal broadcasting. The birthday of the company is considered October 10, 1993, the day when NTV was on air for the first time. For almost 25 years, NTV Broadcasting Company has been one of the top players on Russian television market.
Nowadays NTV broadcasts for more than 98,6% of Russian population. Apart from the Russian Federation, NTV broadcasts in the territories of Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, USA and Australia. NTV produces two international versions: NTV-Mir and NTV-America.
The secret of NTV success lies in its ability to evolve existing and create new TV genres. Impartial news coverage, historical documentary films, investigations conducted by TV programs, talk shows, news bulletins and a lot of others – NTV was the first Russian TV channel which introduced all these innovations.
The balanced combination of the news broadcasting with the current socio-political, journalistic, entertainment programs and shows as well as TV series and feature films of the national and foreign production distinguish NTV.
The professionalism of the NTV creative team has gained recognition both in Russia and all over the world. Every year the activity of the Broadcasting Company is awarded with various professional rewards. Correspondents, commentators and anchors of NTV have obtained high government and journalist awards.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively.
China Global Television Network, or CGTN, is China’s new international media organization. The national broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) launched it on December 31, 2016.
Under the strategy, “Mobile first”, CGTN aims to fulfill the demands of global viewers and users for easier access to content on different platforms. It brings together an international professional team, with hubs in Beijing, Washington DC and Nairobi, and a European one on the way.
As a multi-language, multi-platform media group, CGTN consists of six TV channels, CGTN Digital and CCTV Plus.
The main 24-hour English-language news channel, CGTN, has taken over from CCTVNEWS.
The other language channels are now CGTN Spanish, French, Arabic and Russian. CGTN Documentary replaced CCTV Documentary English and is China’s first state-run English-language documentary channel to broadcast globally.
CGTN delivers content across a range of digital platforms. The new official website – CGTN.com – and the CGTN news app provides original stories from China and around the world. Viewers and users can also follow CGTN on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Weibo and WeChat.
The video content provider, CCTV Plus, offers news footage to thousands of TV stations and media organizations across the world.
CGTN is committed to reporting global news from a unique perspective to “see the difference”.
CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, is the world’s leading business and financial news channel. Its mission is to help the influential and aspirational make astute decisions to get ahead by providing live market updates, breaking news, in-depth analysis and exclusive interviews across its TV and digital platforms from Monday to Friday. During evenings and weekends the channel shows the best in sport, current affairs and entertainment.
With headquarters in New Jersey, London, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi CNBC provides a truly global 24-hour business briefing for senior business leaders, the financial community and those with assets to invest or protect.
A growing portfolio of digital products, such as the CNBC Flash Briefing for Amazon Alexa and the CNBC mobile app, help busy audiences to Get Ahead and Stay Ahead no matter where they are.
Today the channel is available in more than 410 million homes worldwide and we reach a global audience of almost 72 million unique users every month on CNBC.com. Visit www.cnbc.com for more information.
CNN’s portfolio of news and information services is available in seven different languages across all major TV, digital and mobile platforms reaching more than 450 million households around the globe. CNN International is the number one international TV news channel according to all major media surveys across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia Pacific region and Latin America and has a US presence which includes CNNgo. CNN Digital is a leading network for online news, mobile news and social media. CNN is at the forefront of digital innovation and continues to invest heavily in expanding its digital global footprint, with a suite of award-winning digital properties and a range of strategic content partnerships, commercialised through a strong data-driven understanding of audience behaviours. Over the years CNN has won multiple prestigious awards around the world for its journalism. In addition, around 1,000 hours of long-form series, documentaries and specials are produced every year by CNNI’s non-news programming division, CNN Vision. CNN has 36 editorial offices and more than 1,100 affiliates worldwide through CNN Newsource. CNN International is part of Turner, a Time Warner company.
Euronews presents a pan-european perspective on news, politics and social issues. euronews already stands with unique editions in 12 languages (10 bespoke TV editions & 12 digital editions); received by 412 million homes in 163 countries, available 24/7.
With a strong multicultural DNA that strives to present multiple stories and cultures, Euronews is the ultimate media to represent Europe’s diversity. Its exclusive access to the European Parliament makes it the number one news brand to report the Europeans affairs. Its factual news coverage and programmes like the iconic Insiders and No Comment have made it the first media in terms of trust and impartiality.
Euronews has extended its network and reach and launched africanews in 2016. The first ever pan-African unbiased media in Africa covering social, business, political and cultural stories is available on all platforms both in French and in English. Today the media is received by 11.2 million homes in 38 countries and is available 24/7.
As a true reflection of its motto “empowering people”, Euronews group represents all views and all voices in its approach to journalism: a global media that focuses on international matters and their consequences locally, for the people.
Caixin is China’s leading business and financial news organizations, recognized internationally for its independent and investigative journalism. With years chronicling China’s economic rise, Caixin has become an invaluable source of information for investors, business leaders, policy-makers and academics. Caixin powers critical decisions, moves markets, and uncovers truths in the fast-paced world of business and finance.
As Caixin’s English-language outlet, Caixin Global delivers fast-paced, reliable business and financial news about China to the outside world. Caixin Global also has an intelligence arm that offers policy analysis, industry monitoring, and in-depth research with insight into China’s economic policy-making and its financial markets.
Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI).
PHOENIX SATELLITE TELEVISION began to broadcast on 31 March, 1996, with the philosophy of “reducing the distance within the global Chinese community and expressing the voice of Chinese to the world”, and striving to provide Chinese everywhere with high quality Mandarin Chinese television programming. Through twenty years of hard work, Phoenix has developed from being a one-channel station into a multi-channel television broadcaster, with the Phoenix Chinese Channel, the Phoenix InfoNews Channel, the Phoenix Chinese News and Entertainment Channel which broadcasts in Europe, the Phoenix American Channel, the Phoenix Movie Channel and the Phoenix Hong Kong Channel. These six channels currently have an audience in excess of 360 million viewers worldwide. Phoenix has now evolved into an omni-media corporate group, with an internet website, a weekly magazine, an outdoor Mega LED advertising business, and publishing, radio broadcasting and education projects.
The Group’s Chinese Channel, InfoNews Channel, European Channel, American Channel, Movie Channel and Hong Kong Channel are carried on AsiaSat 7, China Sat-6B, EUROBIRD, Telsat-12, Directv, Echostar, G3-C, SATMEX-6, Bell ExpressVU and other broadcasting platforms, covering over 180 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.
Phoenix Satellite Television Corporation Limited was listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 30 June 2000, and then on 5 December 2008 the Phoenix Corporation transferred to the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Xinhua News Agency, Xinhua in short, founded on November 7, 1931, is the state news agency of China and world news agency as well.
With its headquarters in Beijing, Xinhua has established 33 branches in China’s provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities, The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and has resident correspondents in Taiwan Province. There are more than 180 overseas bureaus, constituting a worldwide network of news and information gathering and releasing.
Xinhua had a multi-lingual, multi-media, multi-channel, multi-level, multi-function news release system, offering its broad clients news and financial information products in the form of text, photo, graphic, audio, video and mobile phone message 24 hours a day in eight languages of Chinese, English, Russian, French, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese and Japanese.
Within the print media sector Xinhua News Agency has a portfolio of more than 20 newspapers and magazines, with combined single-issue circulation topping 10 million. Its highly respected newspapers, such as “The Xinhua Daily Telegraph”, and news magazines, such as the popular “Outlook”, are among the most authoritative and influential publications in the country.
Xinhua also has the largest multilingual databank in China’s media industry. By the end of 2013 it had stored 120 million text messages, more than 19 million photo and graphic products, 650 000 hours of audio and video news broadcasts. This constantly upgraded and daily-growing databank provides modern, fast, commercial intelligence that displays Xinhua’s news and information products in many languages and multimedia formats, directly serving its end users of China and abroad.
NHK, the only national public broadcasting corporation in Japan, was founded in 1925. It’s funded by television license fees, paid by every family which owns a TV.
Such system allows the corporation to stay independent from the government or private sector influences, making their audience’s opinions a priority.
Currently NHK operates four television networks and three radio networks. Terrestrial television networks NHK General TV and NHK Educational TV are key to the corporation.
Three radio networks broadcast news and information, educational shows and family programming.
Two satellite TV network broadcast various content. NHK also broadcasts internationally as NHK World.
About NHK World
NHK World is the international broadcasting service of NHK, which is available globally on TV, radio and internet.
Echo of Moscow is a Russian radio station based in Moscow, broadcasting in many Russian cities and via the Internet, which some observers describe as «the last bastion of free media in Russia».
Most of the content consists of news and talk shows focusing on social and political issues and the station tries to represent different points of view.
The current editor is Alexey Venediktov.
Vedomosti Business daily is the authoritative source of business and economics information for 18 years. Vedomosti is a part of The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal. The publication earned readers' trust due to high-quality journalism, their impartiality and independence.
Vedomosti Business daily includes web-site, mobile version and free mobile app for all platforms.
“Rossiyskaya Gazeta” is a modern multimedia group that provides readers daily with up-to-date, reliable and relevant information about Russian regional and federal affairs and worldwide events.
The newspaper and its electronic platforms publish news, features, exclusive interviews and comments from public officials and the most powerful representatives of business, politics and culture.
Today “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” is the leader in terms of audience size in the segment of daily sociopolitical and business newspapers. It is also among the leaders of the media citation rating.
Media holding of “Rossiyskaya gazeta” include:
“Rossiyskaya gazeta” – Daily social and political newspaper
“Rossiyskaya gazeta - Nedelya” – Weekly issue
“Rodina” – Monthly historical magazine
RG.RU – Web portal
“Rossiyskaya gazeta” supplements – Special color thematic supplements.
The publishing house “Komsomolskaya Pravda” is the largest Russian media holding. It consists of the daily and weekly newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda”, the magazine “TV Program” and the weekly newspaper “Express-gazeta”. Group's portfolio also includes: websites KP.RU, eg.ru, teleprogramma.pro, radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda” with the Federal broadcasting as well as printing locations in the largest cities of the Russian Federation.
The newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda” is distributed in more than 450 cities in 85 regions of Russia. Our digests come out in 11 CIS countries and in 37 countries around the world – from Australia to Canada.
Website KP.RU is included in the first Russian “The Three” in terms of coverage in a “media and news” category. Every day 2 500 000 people visit the website KP.RU
Radio “Komsomolskaya Pravda” is broadcasting in 400 cities of Russia. Twice the winner of the “The best news radio station” Radio Station Awards (2014, 2015) and the Radio Station Awards (2016) winner in the “The best business radio station” nomination.
“Sovetsky sport” is the eldest sport-related publishing house that since long ago has earned its popularity in the nation as a trustworthy source of information for sport-lovers.
The flagship of “Sovetsky sport” Publishing House is a weekly magazine “Sovetsky sport. Football”, the leader of sports-oriented press in the country with readership over 958 700 people.
Everyday newspaper “Sovetsky sport” have been released without breaks since 1924 in 55 Russian cities and has a circulation of 182 059 copies.
Now “Sovetsky sport” is, first of all, a web-site www.sovsport.ru, that is regularly visited by approximately 3 500 000 readers every month. We communicate with our readers using any platforms they might find convenient: Facebook, VKontakte, Twitter, Odniklassniki, Instagram, Telegram, via mobile apps on Android and iOS.
The number of our subscribers in the social network service is estimated to be around 500 000 people.
The press-center of “Sovetsky sport” Publishing House is the first and, to this day, the only information platform in Russia which specializes on delivering the news from the world of sporting achievements.
Publishing house “Argumenty i Fakty” publishes same-titled and the largest weekly edition in Russia, as well as regional and topical applications.
“Argumenty i Fakty” is the federal weekly newspaper number 1, a leader among of the social-political weekly in audience, sales, subscription and federal quality of edition (according to Mediascope and the Bureau of edition audit).
Web-site of the Publishing House “Argumenty i Facty” AiF.ru is ranked in the top-10 Russian media reports, according to Liveinternet and Mediascope. Monthly site visits more than 20 million people.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Publishing house “Argumenty i Fakty” Ruslan Novikov.
Editor in chief of the newspaper “Argumenty i Fakty” Igor Chernyak.
“EXPERT” is the exclusive business weekly that works at economics, business, social and political processes deeply and professionally. Over the years, “EXPERT” has become not just a magazine, but business partner to hundreds of business owners, topmanagers, executives, and managers at various levels all over the country. “EXPERT” is a desk edition of the decision makers.
“EXPERT” is not limited to facts and figures, but gives readers the volume and reliable information, representing the trends, analysis, forecasts, ratings, characterizing the state of industries, publishing interviews with key figures in business. The magazine holds an open and independent position, leads an active social life, gaining more and more great reputation each year.
FORBES IS A SYMBOL OF SUCCESS
IN BUSINESS. IN CAREER. IN LIFE.
It’s a multimedia platform where 7,5 million audience meets the richest and most powerful people in Russia: Forbes list members, current and former leaders of state companies and banks, CEOs of private companies, politicians, opinion leaders.
We tell the stories of success. We write about finances, career, world economy and investments, breakthrough ideas and technologies that are changing the world now.
Forbes is a reliable tool for a modern entrepreneur.
And it works perfectly.
The Russian Armed Forces Broadcasting Company “ZVEZDA”, OJSC combines the Federal TV channel “ZVEZDA”, radio station “ZVEZDA-FM” and information portals tvzvezda.ru and radiozvezda.ru.
The TV channel “ZVEZDA” was founded in 2005 and began broadcasting in Moscow. In 2017 the potential audience exceeded 120 million people in 85 regions of the Russian Federation. The share (proportion) of viewers over the age of 18 increased by 12% and amounted to 2.8% of the total TV audience. 24 hour Live TV channel “ZVEZDA” contains exclusive news and analytics, Russian movies and serials, unique documentary video, talk-shows and entertainment.
The modern radio station “ZVEZDA-FM” broadcasts in Moscow, as well as in more than 40 cities of Russia. A format devoted to informative news, educational and entertaining program, audio books and Russian music. Broadcasting is available for 28 million people. The coverage of the weekly audience in Moscow (12+) by the end of 2017 was 10.7%.
Information resource tvzvezda.ru is about 200 news per day, 40.5 million views, with 10 million unique users. The number of subscribers to the pages of “ZVEZDA” in the most popular social networks in 2017 has grown by more than 100 thousand people. According to the analytical system Brand Analytics, the media group “ZVEZDA” is among the Top 20 most cited media resources in social networks of 2017.
2017 became the year of explosive growth for the digital platforms of the 360° TV channel.
Naturally, the audience ща 360tv.ru has increased repeatedly. The number of readers of the site amounted to 6.7 million users for the past month. It is three times more than a year earlier. In March, the audience 360° has made 16 million views.
According to the service of editorial analytics “Mediator” 360tv.ru it is one of the three most readable federal news resources. In October 2017, the 360 ° website was recognized as the most engaging news media.
Thanks to good production, the publication broke into a Federal Rating of mentioning the media, ahead of “Rossiskaya gazeta”, “1 channel” and “Komsomolskaya Pravda”. In 2017, 360° became and remains the most quoted media in the Moscow region.
During the year, the number of subscribers 360 ° in Facebook, Vkontakte, Instagram and Odnoklassniki increased 6 times – from 184 thousand followers totaling to 1.2 million.
And we promise this is just the beginning! Stay with 360°!
MIR 24 (Rus. МИР 24) is a TV channel delivering world, country and culture news. Its main focus is world news. 15-minute live news breaks are broadcasted every thirty minutes. On weekdays there are 25-minute news blocks with reports, live broadcasts and comments that are delivered every four hours.
The TV schedule provides science, culture and sports news, analyses of events in politics and economics, press reviews, news of the film industry, show business and social life, reports and documentaries, education programmes and many others. The most important part of the MIR 24 broadcasting is live transmission of rallies, national and religious holidays, summits, press conferences and speeches of top public officials.
The MIR 24 channel is watched in 20 countries: Austria, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Germany, Georgia, Great Britain, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Switzerland and Estonia.