Category Archives: Highlight

Alhurra’s Nabila Kilani Hosts a Week of Al Youm from the Heart of Morocco

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Nabila Kilani, the co-host of Alhurra’s flagship program Al Youm, traveled back to her native Morocco to host a week’s worth of programs from the North African country. During her time in Morocco, Kilani had a one-on-one interview with the U.S. Ambassador to Morocco Dwight Read more »

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Radio, TV Martí Air PSA to Discourage Illegal Cuban Immigration

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In response to a recent increase in the number of Cubans attempting to migrate to the United States, the Office of Cuba Broadcasting has produced a 60-second Spanish-language Public Service Announcement that will air on TV and Radio Martí several times per day. “The goal of Read more »

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MBN Leads the Way on Tunisian Election Coverage

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On October 26 Tunisians went to the polls to participate in Parliamentary elections, and Alhurra provided extensive live coverage throughout the day. This was the first election since the Tunisian Constitution was ratified earlier this year and the second Parliamentary vote since the “Arab Spring” Read more »

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BBG Provides Data Journalism Training in Macedonia

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors, in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Macedonia and the Desert Research Institute, hosted two data journalism workshops for journalists and journalism students, on using data in multi-platform reporting to substantiate and strengthen their stories. In addition to a discussion Read more »

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Alhurra Covers the Sentencing of a Cleric in Saudi Arabia

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  Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr, who has been a critic of both the Saudi and Bahraini governments, was sentenced to death by the Specialized Criminal Court in Saudi Arabia, and Alhurra has been providing continuing coverage of the reaction. Al-Nimr was found guilty several charges Read more »

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BBG to Mark Disability Employment Awareness Month

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors, in partnership with the Southwest Interagency Committee, will hold its National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebration on October 27 at 10:00 a.m. in the Cohen Building. The program, titled “Expect. Employ. Empower.” will feature a keynote address by Edward “Ed” Read more »

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What is the Secret to Media Brand Loyalty? Storytelling in the Digital Age

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Join the BBG as it explores storytelling in a digital age with a panel of award-winning media executives.

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2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey – BBG Results

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 The Office of Personnel Management has provided the initial BBG results from the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.  Among eligible employees, 69% took the survey. Individual belief and commitment to their work remains very high, above 90%. However, the BBG saw significant decreases (a difference Read more »

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Alhurra-Iraq Interviews Iraq’s New Prime Minister

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told Alhurra’s Falah Althahabi that many countries in the region including Jordan and Turkey are threatened by ISIL and added that, “Saudi officials have just now realized that ISIL is posing a threat to them,” in an interview that aired Read more »

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VOA App Named Finalist for Meffy Award

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Voice of America’s mobile news app, which was created with assistance by BBG’s Office of Digital and Design Innovation, has been selected as a finalist for “Best Mobile Service” at the 2014 Meffy Awards. This is the first time a BBG product has been selected Read more »

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