New Tang Dynasty (NTD) Television
() is a television broadcaster based in New York City
, with correspondents in over 70 cities worldwide. The company's stated mission is to bring truthful and uncensored information into and out of China; to restore and promote traditional Chinese culture; and to facilitate mutual understanding between the East and West.
The company was referred to as NTDTV until mid-2010, when the preferred abbreviation was shortened to NTD.
NTD was founded as in 2001 as a Chinese language
station, and was intended to offer an alternative to the Chinese government’s dominance in the Chinese media industry. The station has a regular focus on the promotion of traditional Chinese culture, and devotes extensive news coverage to Chinese human rights issues, taking a critical stance on abuses of power by the Communist Party of China
Since its founding, NTD has expanded to include English, Spanish, Japanese, and several other language editions. Its content offerings include news and analysis, arts and culture, travel, entertainment news, health and lifestyle, and children’s programing.
The station's critical reporting on the Communist Party of China
has prompted censorship and alleged interference with its reporting and business operations by the Chinese government
According to NTD, it was founded in 2001 by a group of professionals who practiced Falun Gong, who conceived the idea of a television station that would report on... Read More