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Alert – Program Update: BBC (APM) World Service, Program “The Newsroom” / State of the Union live coverage – 21:00 ET, January 20

Jan 16, 2015

This extended edition of The Newsroom will carry live coverage of President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Read more

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Alert – Language Advisory: BBC (APM) World Service, Program “Trending” 03:30 ET/18:30 ET Sunday, January 18

Jan 16, 2015

This weekend (Sunday, January 18) in BBC’s “Trending” there is an interview with a man who lost his job after being exposed on a Tumblr blog for racist comments. In the programme the ‘N’ and ‘S’ words are used (see details below).

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Newshour Extra: Blasphemy

Jan 15, 2015

In the aftermath of the murders in Paris, western journalists have responded by defending freedom of speech. 

The killers of the cartoonists may have said that they were avenging their Prophet, but their crimes enabled Charlie Hebdo to sell millions of copies of an edition of the magazine featuring a cartoon of the Prophet on it. Why do millions of Muslims say that it’s blasphemous? What is blasphemy in Islam and how does that compare to other religions?

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World Have Your Say for Tuesday, January 13

Jan 13, 2015

Anu Anand presents World Have Your Say at 1300 EST.

CARTOONS – YES OR NO?

Should media organizations publish the latest Charlie Hebdo cartoons?

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BBC Topline changing to a files only program

Jan 12, 2015

Beginning Monday, January 19th, we will offer BBC Topline twice each morning and will expand the air window to 15 minutes. Over the coming months we will roll out additional BBC Topline update feed times.

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France’s Jews and Nigeria Attacks on World Have Your Say

Jan 12, 2015

Chloe Tilley presents World Have Your Say today at 1300ET. 

France – Do Jews still have a future there?

France has taken dramatic measures to reassure its Jewish community in the wake of last week’s attacks.  From today, extra security is in place at over 700 Jewish schools.

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BBC Paris coverage

Jan 9, 2015

 Here are options for adding coverage to your schedule in the next few hours.

The events in Paris are quickly unfolding. Here are options for adding coverage to your schedule in the next few hours.

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The BBC continues its coverage on the attack on Charlie Hebdo

Jan 8, 2015

The BBC continues its coverage on the attack on Charlie Hebdo. Rebecca Kesby is still in Paris and will present live for World Have Your Say at 1300 ET.

France Defiant

With the two main suspects in the Charlie Hebdo attack still on the run, France is in the midst of a passionate debate about how to respond to the murderous assault.

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News About Ebola segment returns to World Service Schedule

Dec 19, 2014

Kim Chakanetsa brings you a round-up of news concentrating on efforts to combat Ebola. Through local stories, correspondents and interviews, News About Ebola includes the latest information about local, regional and international effort to contain and combat the Ebola virus.

News About Ebola is a 9 minute segment and airs Thursdays at 1350ET starting January 8th until further notice.

This program is also available to download from the BBC Partner Site to air within 48 hours.

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Mothers of Jihadists moved to Sunday December 21 / Yellow Cab Blues canceled

Dec 18, 2014

The BBC World Service will air Mothers of Jihadists on Sunday, December 21st at 0706 ET. The Arts Hour will be dropped to accommodate the program.

Mothers of Jihadists is a 23 minute program (or 30 minutes including the news summary, billboard & promo) and is available to air December 21 through December 27. Stations can download the program from the BBC Partner Site starting December 21st.

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