Streaming news channels through Internet

Do you try to keep up on what's happening in the world?  Are you an educator who has to encourage your students to follow current events in the news?  As mentioned in an earlier Technology Tip (number 36) you can use the internet to search news sources from all over the world.  Did you know that you can also use the internet to deliver network TV news stories right to your desktop computer.

With a little searching you will find that many news organizations from all around the world have free online streams available. Try some of these today:
Al Jazeera Live Stream
Al Jazeera Watch Now
CNN live stream
CNN Live Stream
Fox News TV
Live Fox News
nhk streaming tv
NHK Streaming News
Rt streaming news
RT News On Air
Cape Town TV
Capetown TV Live

Here are some links to additional streaming TV news programs:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/6-live-professional-news-streams-watch-online-free/

And a great website that seems to feature almost all the streaming live TV news in one place:
http://www.livestation.com/



PRACTICE ACTIVITY:   Try watching the news on your computer sometime today.  Enjoy the opportunity to choose which stories to watch for a change. Try looking at the world from another perspective by watching the news in another country.

TO KEEP ON LEARNING:  If you'd like to learn more about online video try searching the internet for:
Video News
Streaming TV
Online Video Resources