Media in Russia
Russian media market is a wide one constantly on the way of growing and undergoing changes to be up to date in nowadays life. All in all, there are about 330 TV channels including 7 channels that broadcast abroad as well, a number of radiostations focused on news and music, about 9000 newspapers and 7000 magazines, and 400 news agencies in the country.
Today television with a great variety of channels is the dominating Russian media attracting more than half population of Russia to TV screens for news and intertainment programs, popular talk shows, series and sitcoms. The majority of programs are produced in Russia, though the international channels like BBC, CNN, Euronews are also highly rated. Russia Today TV channel and Voice of Russia radio channel broadcast latest news for an English-speaking audience. Among the Russian national channels are Channel One, Russia -1, NTV, TNT, REN TV, CTC, etc.