One Full Year Of ‘World News’ Webcast

By Brian 

When ABC’s World News webcast premiered on Jan. 3, 2005, the network said it marked “the first time an evening newscast has produced a unique program for the Internet audience.”

One year later, ABC’s other evening news innovations — namely, a two-anchor traveling format and a Western Edition — are relics. But the webcast is still going strong. Over the past twelve months, it’s “been downloaded or played nearly 50 million times via iTunes and — phenomenal growth for a new digital venture,” ABC says. Lost Remote has the press release.

Here are some video highlights of the past year…