About www.Watching America.com
reflects global opinion about the United States, helping Americans and
non-Americans alike understand what the world thinks of current issues
that involve the U.S. This is done by providing news and views about
the United States published in other countries.
It is not our
purpose to find favorable or unfavorable content, but to reflect as
accurately as possible how others perceive the richest and most
powerful country in the world. We have no political agenda.
makes available in English articles written about the U.S. by
foreigners, often for foreign audiences, and often in other languages.
Since WatchingAmerica offers its own translations, regular users of our
site will enjoy articles not available in English anywhere else. We are
a unique window into world opinion.
In addition, by
integrating the latest translation technology into the site, visitors
are able to surf all of the content of foreign-language news outlets at
the push of a button - in English.
The site is updated
We hope that the
insights gained by reading various points of view will help to raise
level of debate, open minds, and promote understanding among the people
of the world.
If coverage of an
issue, on a particular day, surprises or irritates, remember that we
are reporting what is out there, and trying to show the fullest range
of views. We don't endorse the content presented, or imply anything
about the motivation behind or accuracy of the original sources.
Watching America does not seek to influence opinion by selective
presentation, but sometimes global opinion can be quite polarized. It
may, therefore, fall outside the spectrum of debate in the United
States or appear one-sided.
Watching America has
no affiliation with, nor funding from, any organization or corporation.
We intend to cover costs by running ads and receiving donations.
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