VOA hosts Malala at the Newseum

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Malala, the well-known activist for the empowerment of women and the youngest Nobel Prize winner, was in Washington Sunday to take part in an event hosted by the Voice of America’s Deewa Radio and Television Service in cooperation with the Newseum.

New VOA Persian Show Targets Young Viewers in Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C.—— Tablet, a new television show on Voice of America Persian language satellite channel, focuses on cultural and social issues involving young people in Iran and the United States.The 15-minute prime-time show with a youthful, energetic vibe is hosted by Masih Alinejad, an investigative journalist and a recipient of this year’s Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy Award. She is also a founder of the group “Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian Women,” which supports the rights of Iranian women to choose whether or not to wear the Hijab and is backed by nearly one million followers on Facebook. The show is produced weekly from VOA’s New York bureau by Saman Arbabi who was the producer of VOA Persian’s two most successful TV shows, Parazit and OnTen.