The Arabic-language television network Alhurra achieves a significant milestone on Tuesday, March 8, with the second anniversary of its acclaimed program, Al Youm (“Today” in Arabic). To mark the occasion, Al Youm will expand its broadcasts to include live reports from Libya, Jordan and Tunisia as part of a special three-day event, March 8-10, 2011. This will be in addition to reports from Al Youm’s hubs in Dubai, Beirut, Cairo, Jerusalem and Washington, DC. Over the past two years, Al Youm has made its mark with up close, on the ground reporting of current events shaping the Arab world and earning a reputation of providing the personal stories that go beyond the headlines.
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet on Friday, March 11 at the headquarters of Radio and TV Martí in Miami, Florida. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. and will be webcast, both live and on-demand, at www.bbg.gov.