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BBC Newshour


Take 3 minutes to hear - and see - what audiences are saying about BBC Newshour.

APM and BBC commissioned Jacobs Media to conduct focus groups in New York City, Detroit, and Austin to learn about audience perceptions of BBC Newshour. In each market, we heard from public radio listeners who offered valuable insight into what they like about Newshour and what they want from BBC's flagship global news program. Watch this 3-minute video to hear why BBC Newshour is regarded as an important part of the midday program lineup.

This Weekend: BBC Interview with Edward Snowden

Oct 9, 2015

Please note the following upcoming special programs and schedule updates, including the BBC’s interview with Edward Snowden airing this weekend.

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Catch the refreshed BBC Newshour

Oct 6, 2015

At last week’s PRPD conference, BBC World Service announced some exciting developments for Newshour.

“I’m excited to be bringing you today news of a refreshed program with new music and a commitment to make Newshour even stronger for you and your audiences.”

– Mary Hockaday, Controller, BBC World Service English

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Extended edition of In the Balance – September 26 and 27

Sep 25, 2015

This weekend BBC World Service will air a special extended edition of In the Balance on September 26 and 27.  The broadcasts will replace “The World This Week” on the World Service schedule.

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World Have Your Say – Live coverage of the Pope’s UN address

Sep 24, 2015

The September 25th World Have Your Say edition will be extended by half an hour to cover the Pope’s speech at the United Nations.

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World Have Your Say & Outside Source Live Programs from New York Sept 22-25

Sep 18, 2015

Next week “World Have Your Say” and “Outside Source” will be doing live programming from New York in connection to the UN General Assembly:

Tuesday, September 22
World Have Your Say from the Headquarters of the United Nations
Live from the heart of the United Nations, decision makers, discussing the Global Goals with a group of young people.
Panel guests include:
Amina Mohammed, Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning,
Mary Robinson, former Irish president and head of UNHCR, current UN envoy on Climate Change,
Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, now head of UN Development Program

Wednesday, September 23
World Have Your Say from the South Bronx
The South Bronx is one of poorest districts in the US, where half of children live in federal poverty. We’re going to spend the day there. The SDGs apply to all nations. We’ll look at the growing inequality in America, in terms of people living almost side-by-side but separated by education, job prospects, race, class – even the quality of the air they breathe.

Thursday, September 24
Outside Source from the newsroom of the New York Daily News
What’s the news in New York? How are the Goals and other significant global issues reflected in the New York Daily News?

Friday, September 25
World Have Your Say with the Pope
The Pope will address the UN as WHYS goes on air. We will be listening / watching with students of mixed faith from a Catholic school in Manhattan.

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“The Weekend Documentary: A New Life” – a World Have Your Say special September 12-14

Sep 10, 2015

BBC World Service is offering a special World Have Your Say program for broadcast September 12-14 on the journey of migrants moving through Europe.

Program title:“The Weekend Documentary: A New Life” – a World Have Your Say special traveling with the migrants moving through Europe.

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Nuala McGovern named presenter of Outside Source on BBC World Service

Sep 4, 2015

Nuala McGovern has been named as the full-time presenter of Outside Source on BBC World Service – the innovative radio news programme which aims to open up the news process for a global audience. Nuala joins Outside Source from Newsday also on the BBC World Service which she has been presenting since its launch in July 2012. She will take up her new position from Monday 7th September. Read more

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BBC – Sept. 4th HARDtalk: Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki

Sep 3, 2015

The migrant crisis is pushing EU countries to come up with solutions that are fair for member states and refugees fleeing conflict. There’s evidence that people smugglers from the western Balkans are involved in the movement of thousands of migrants and are increasingly favouring land routes through Balkan states like Macedonia. HARDtalk asks the Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki what governments like his can do to resolve the current crisis.
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BBC Programming – The anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Aug 26, 2015

BBC World Service has two programs airing this week that are framed around the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and environmental change to Louisiana.  These programs are available via the BBC World Service Partners website.

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BBC interview with Iranian Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar

Aug 17, 2015

On Wednesday, August 19, BBC World Service will air a special interview between the BBC’s Kim Ghattas and Iranian Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar. This special program will replace all HARDtalk editions on August 19, airing at 0400, 1200, and 1700 ET.

Program Description: Interview with Masoumeh Ebtekar, Vice President, Iran

The BBC’s Kim Ghattas interviews the Iranian Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar in Tehran. Tehran is a modern city of 12 million people – a study in contrast between bazaars and shopping malls, between hard-line clerics and millennial hipsters. Iran’s Vice President rose to fame in 1979 as the spokesperson for the students holding the hostages at the American Embassy. 36 years later Iran has signed a nuclear deal with six world powers but the focus is on Iran and the United States. Kim asks how Masoumeh Ebtekar feels about the relationship between the two countries.

Broadcast details

First aired: Wednesday 19 August
Broadcast times: Wednesday, August 19 at 0400, 1200, and 1700 ET
Broadcast window: 19 – 25 August 2015
Number of episodes: 1
Program duration: 23 minutes (or 30 minutes including the News Bulletins, billboards & promos)

Download availability on from Wednesday 19 August 04:00 GMT for 7 days–vice-president–iran


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