BBG networks report on Iowa Caucus for audiences around the world

Screenshot from an alhurra coverage of the 2016 Iowa Caucus.

In its ongoing efforts to provide reliable insight into the American democratic process and electoral system, BBG networks generated extensive coverage of Monday’s Iowa Caucus, the first U.S. contest to pick Republican and Democratic presidential nominees in the run-up to November’s national election.  Audiences in Russia, the Middle East and other parts of the world benefited from BBG’s timely news and analytical reporting on the caucus, a peaceful, organized voting process that is uniquely American.

Ismayilova confirms Clooney as defense counsel

British lawyer Amal Alamuddin speaks into a microphone.

The announcement by international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney that she will defend RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova before the European Court of Human Rights has raised the profile of the case along with hopes among media freedom advocates that the additional attention will help secure Ismayilova’s release.