World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Crónica TV

Article Id: WHEBN0039390303
Reproduction Date:

Title: Crónica TV  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: International news channels, List of television networks by country, América 24, Africa Independent Television, Canal 26
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Crónica TV

Crónica TV
Launched January 3, 1994
Owned by Héctor Ricardo García
Slogan El Canal Argentino (The Argentine channel)
Country Argentina
Language Spanish
Broadcast area Argentina and sorrounding countries
Website .ar.com.cronicawww

Estrella Satelital, better known by its commercial name of Crónica TV, is an Argentine news cable channel, with its schedule dedicated to live news reports. It is operated by Estrellas Producciones S.A. and owned by Héctor Ricardo García.

History

Rossana Gonzales and Gustavo Chapur led the initial broadcast of Crónica TV on January 3, 1994, and it became the first Argentine TV channel to broadcast 24 hours of news and live reports.

For the past 10 years the channel has been the leader in ratings, beating Todo Noticias also in coverage and breaking news.

The channel is well known in Argentina for its populist character and its bizarre treatment of information. Its trademark is the use of red screens and big white letters to announce breaking news, accompanied by the US military march "The Stars And Stripes Forever".[1] Sometimes the news titles border on foolishness; one September 22, the channel announced: 364 days left to the next spring.

"Malevo" Ferreyra suicide

On November 21, 2008 the channel entered in a great controversy, after being witnesses to and broadcasting "live" the suicide of Mario Oscar "Malevo" Ferreyra,[2] an ex-officer of the Tucumán Police Department who was presumed to be a serial killer. This occurred some minutes before Ferreya was to be transported by the Argentine National Gendarmerie to a trial. This was the first time that a suicide was broadcast live on Argentine television.

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.