People want to be aware of things happening around them, more than ever now. An average netizen has myriad options to catch news stories from around the world. We just can’t rely on government owned news channels, who focuses on their propaganda. There are plenty of compromised news channels, spreading fake news too. Here we present the top instant news website, which report news stories as it is.
BBC World News
The global reach of BBC World News is something impeccable. All their content is available on World Wide Web. Their video page is the quickest way to come across news stories. Apart from global headlines, they do have some informative podcasts too.
It has been long deemed as an all American channel. Nevertheless, they do cover news stories from most regions. Viewers, who are not from the U.S, may find their news skewed. But it’s still a good site to know global happenings instantly.
If you want a non-western perspective on global news, Al Jazeera is a go-to choice. They are a strong democratic force from the Middle-East. The website is quite generous with global content. You can watch their live broadcast online.
Newsroom Post is an amazing Indian news website. It focuses on Indian politics, cricket, tech and Bollywood news. They present their website in English and Hindi. Though they are bit geographically limited, they are quick to report any story.
MSNBC operates with U.S at its center. They do cover global news, but focuses mainly on the American stories. It has been long considered as Fox’s liberal twin. They do have live video page too and feature specials like ‘Meet the Press’…
Google news is really useful and truly global. You can access it from the ‘News’ link in Google search results. You can filter news based on keywords, time and category. You can change your default location to anywhere you want.
Yahoo and Rediff have always maintained their homepage as news portal. Their subdomain is useful in filtering news geographically. News stories come pretty quickly on these websites. There are tons of country specific news website in regional languages. There are new sites across categories and languages. Mention your favorite news websites in comments below.
Financial news websites
There is a range of websites that allows you to catch up with financial news. Top choices are CNN Money, CNBC and Google Finance.
CNN may feel like over the top in reporting stories such as shootings, disasters and you name it! But, when it comes to Money or Finance, CNN Money is spot on. They cover some really interesting stories.
CNBC presents the right set of aesthetics for finance news. The manner, in which they present news, makes it easy even for novices to grow fond of finance news. It looks great on smaller screens too.
What’s better way to follow financial news than Google Finance? They are quickest to report financial news for most part. It would be a remiss, had we failed to make special mention towards it.