Television improves convenience with desktop news ticker

MUMBAI: CNN has announced a new feature to its international edition web site. This is in the form of a downloadable news ticker.

The addition means that online users are able to get immediate and continuous access to the broadcasters breaking news and top headlines on their desktops in the form of a rolling news ticker. This desktop news ticker carries CNN breaking news, and headlines of top world stories, business and sports news. This allows users to stay up-to-date with news from international edition.

Each news headline on this rolling ticker has a direct link to the full story on the web site. Additionally, users can choose to visit different sections of the site by clicking at the CNN logo on the ticker.

The feature is sponsored by airline Cathay Pacific. The site features top world news and business stories with separate sections for in-depth Asian and European news. The other sections include travel, entertainment and technology, all tailored for an international audience.

The site is produced by CNN journalists in Hong Kong, London, Atlanta and Sydney, They work closely with the Atlanta team that produces the US edition of, as well as CNN's local language sites around the world. The site needless to say has full and immediate access to the newsgathering material generated by CNN's 39 bureaus worldwide.

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