Male reporter in front of election signs on the sidewalk

Audiences around the world, including in some of the most press-restrictive countries, had access to full, comprehensive coverage of the historic 58th U.S. presidential election, thanks to the networks of the BBG. The around-the-clock coverage included live coverage as the returns came in; reporting from journalists fanned out across the country gathering the opinions of candidates, pundits and voters; and interactives and video packages explaining the intricacies of the U.S. political system.

“Raise Your Voice” campaign makes an impact in Iraq

screenshot from video, shows mobile phone with Alhurra's Facebook page on the display

Since its launch just over a year ago, the Raise Your Voice initiative counters the propaganda spread by ISIL and provides a platform for citizens to discuss and engage on topics that underlie the appeal of extremist ideology.