What is Wordwide News Agency?
World news or international news or simply world coverage is basically the worldwide news terminology for news from anywhere, on a global topic or a national context. It is also known as wire news owing to the vast number of wires that carry its news material around the globe. You may be wondering just what the term ‘world news’ means.
A good way to describe the scope of world news is the amount of content it can carry. Some examples of such content are headlines of major international newspapers, breaking news stories from prominent news agencies like CNN and The Associated Press, and more. News is also disseminated by radio and television worldwide. However, not all news items come from the above sources, as some may also come from specialist blogs and microblogs on topics that correspond to their specific interests.
Broadly speaking, world news is of two varieties global and regional. Global refers to topics that cross national boundaries and regional targets a particular region or countries. This is in contrast with world coverage which concentrates on a region or countries only. This can be clearly seen when you look at world coverage on the internet.
Global news is normally distributed by the wire service that carries the news around the world. In a case where this is not possible, the news agency will have the required information ready for worldwide distribution. For instance, a wire service that reports on financial news may have some financial information prepared for India, South Africa and China. Similarly, a health or environment news agency may have some information ready for the rest of the world. Such news agencies cater to a global readership; however they do not solely depend on readership from one country only.
In some cases, news items are made available on the internet straight from the source (the country from which the report was received). Some countries may not make their news agencies publicly available on the internet. However, it should be noted that a news item that has been carried by a wire service may still be available via the World Wide Web if access has been granted. However, such news may not be easily found by users in other countries. This is because such news items are usually sent from one part of the world to another. In such cases, it is best that such news be sent through email rather than the internet.
Another very important function that a news agency performs is reporting. It is not enough to just write news items. A news agency also has to ensure that the information reaches as many people as possible. This is because any piece of news that is disseminated has the potential to be read by people all over the world. Therefore, the news agency has to ensure that such news items reach as many outlets as possible.