U.S. international media’s weekly audience has reached a new high of more than 203 million people thanks to substantial audience growth in Latin America for the Voice of America, innovations across digital media platforms, and expanded networks of distribution for award-winning news and information programs. These programs are produced around the clock for people around the globe in countries where the media are not entirely free.
Afia Darfur’s report, “The Perils of Prosecutors in Darfur,” was named a finalist in the Best Coverage of an Ongoing News Story category at the New York Festivals 2013 awards gala last night. The report, which aired on June 26, 2012, sheds light on the dilemma of appointing public prosecutors to investigate crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Darfur since 2003. Once appointed, prosecutors face the challenge of little authority and widespread impunity.