It belongs to a commercial entity named CNN News Group , which consists of several channels including CNN/US, CNN Headline News and CNN en Español for the US, CNN International and CNN Türk and CNNj.
CNN International is available worldwide. The little sister of CNN/US is the leading information and an indispensable resource for all editors on the planet.
History of CNN
CNN was founded in 1980 by Ted Turner. Other TV channels, offering information to the traditional format, then laughing at him. Such taunts have disappeared in favor of attempts at imitation gradually grew as the hearing of their rival.
CNN introduced the concept of information 24 by 7. Already known for this, CNN became famous worldwide during the War of Kuwait in 1990 – 1991 covering full, often live, the course of the conflict since the invasion of Kuwait until the cease-fire. The shooting images in the night from Baghdad remained famous. These images of fighting, sometimes provided by the US Army , were at times worldwide by all TV channels.
The headquarters of CNN and most studios are located in Atlanta, the CNN Center, which can be visited today. However, the group has additional studios in major cities of the United States: New York, Chicago, Washington DC. It is also located in many parts of the world as Abu Dhabi, London, Hong Kong which are the child companies of their respective studio in the Middle East, in Europe and Asia/Pacific. CNN also had an office in Iran but was to leave in stress after the 2009 election and maintaining the power of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.