Current Affairs and News Nominees Announced for 2014 International Emmy Awards [WATCH VIDEO]

By Ambika Thakur | 2 years ago

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 2014 Current Affairs and News categories. Read on to learn more about the Current affairs and news nominees  for 2014 International Emmy Awards.

According to World Screen, the organization has recently announced the eight nominees for the 2014 Current Affairs and News categories. The selected nominees came from various countries from four continents including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Romania, Russia, Philippines and United Kingdom.


The winning international representative will be announced on Sept. 30, 2014, at a Ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

“Even a casual observer will now recognize that this is an unsettled and dangerous time around the world.” “The need for reliable, high-quality news reporting and presentation, exemplified in all of our nominees, has never been so great,” said Bruce L. Paisner, President and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Here’s the full list of the 2014 International EmmyAwards Current Affairs & News Nominees.


“The Fifth Estate: Made in Bangladesh”

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Canada)


The fifth estate’s Mark Kelley visited Bangladesh and documented workers who are still forced to work for clothing companies producing garments for Canada in hazardous circumstances.

And Kelley also took an exclusive interview with the jailed owner of one of the major factories inside Rana Plaza, who revealed some untold truths. This personal story left universal impact on media so well deserves the nomination.

“Journalism for All – The Route of the K-Money”


Canal 13 Artear (Argentina)

“The Route of the K-Money” exposes a money- laundering network.  The network that involves associates of the current President Cristina Kirchner and the late former President Néstor Kirchner.

“The Long Journey Home”

Antena 3 (Romania)

Eye-opening true story of a boy saved from the detestable orphanage in Siret. The kid at the present residing in the US mustered the guts to go back to Romania to meet a guy who saved his life in an orphanage. He also met the mother who deserted the innocent boy and thought he vanished.

“Sunday Report – One Child Policy”

Television Broadcasts Limited (Hong Kong, China)

This story focused on China’s One-child policy how the family planning imposed and at what price the Chinese woman have paid for this. The policy conceived over 30 years ago, is supposed successful in controlling the wildly growing population. But over the period of30 years, innumerable women have gone through induced abortions, forced tube-tying and infanticide.


“Fantástico e Jornal Nacional – Fire in a Nightclub”

TV Globo (Brazil)

Approximately 242 people in an overfull night spot on January 27, 2014 in Brazil, the third most lethal nightclub fire in the world. A team of over 20 professionals in two airplanes sent to Southern Brazil and covered the story. TV Globo interviewed the club owner and recreated the story elucidate the disaster.

“News – Guantanamo Hunger Strike Coverage”

RT News Channel (Russia)

RT’s Guantanamo coverage broke through the international source of hullabaloo and disgrace. Incarceration without trial and an insight into a group hunger strike that continued for half a year.  RT exposed the force-feeding into the international media. The coverage featured activists, experts, and ex-inmates in a similar way.

“Syria’s Descent”

ITN for Channel 4 News (United Kingdom)

This report has shown the devastation of a nation and the inhuman treatment of its people with breaking reports from Aleppo, Damascus, Ras-al-Ayn and Zaatari refugee camps.

“TV Patrol Weekend – Most Powerful Storm”

ABS-CBN (Philippines)

Intimidating pictures of the substantial demolition caused by Typhoon Haiyan aired first on “TV Patrol Weekend. “ Even ABS-CBN news team went to cover the devastation was ensnared in Tacloban City but rescued successfully.

And that’s it for the  2014 Primetime Emmy Award update. For more details coming up about the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, including the complete list of winners, best moments and fashion verdict, stay tuned here on  Movie News Guide (MNG).

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