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.

Alhurra and Radio Sawa mark fifth anniversary of Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution

As Tunisia marks the five-year anniversary of the Jasmine Revolution that toppled longtime dictator Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, Alhurra Television and Radio Sawa commemorated the event.  Programs on both networks examined vital issues of importance to Arabic-speaking audiences of the Middle East and North Africa whose lives were affected by the Jasmine Revolution and uprisings that spread from one Arab society to another, which came to be known as the Arab Spring.