A unique inquiry of the International Television News Services brings to light the impact and importance the television has brought to our society as a means to deliver news and world events. As soon as the television entered the mass market, the news services was among the first to use and exploit this medium of broadcast and for both for-profit corporations and concerned citizens. Today, as technology has ever moved forward, the television remains the top medium of choice among consumers for viewing and learning about todays current events. With the advent of satellite technology and cable stations filling every niche of the market, international and national news is at the fingertips of many. Covering the World takes us into the developing world of the media and communications with a concerted emphasis on technology and the International Television News Service.