BBC launches new Korean language service

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

The BBC launched a new Korean language radio and online service on Tuesday that will be available to listeners in North Korea if the signal is not blocked.The service, part of the BBC’s biggest global expansion since the 1940s, will have a dedicated team of journalists in Seoul, London and Washington.“Audiences in the Korean peninsula and Korean speakers around the world can now hear radio broadcasts and access the latest news online,” the BBC World Service said in a ...

Britain’s BBC pays top male star five times more than top woman

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Britain’s BBC revealed a yawning gap between the pay of its top male and female stars on Wednesday when the national broadcaster named its highest earners for the first time.The 95-year-old corporation said Chris Evans, the radio and TV presenter who hosted Top Gear for one series, was top of the list, taking home up to 2.25 million pounds ($3.3 million) in 2016/17.In contrast, the highest paid woman was entertainment presenter Claudia Winkleman, who earned less than half a million pounds ...

Syrian opposition figures deny making statements to state media

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Syrian opposition figure Marah Al-Bukai has denied that he made statements to the Syrian Souryana radio station on Wednesday. Souryana is affiliated with the Syrian regime’s General Authority for Radio and Television. On Wednesday, it released statements for prominent Syrian opposition figures such George Sabra, Marah Al-Bukai and Jihad Makdissi and claimed they made these statements to it. However, Bukai said she did not make any statements to Souryana and noted how the station did not ...

Al Arabiya launches radio channel ‘Al Arabiya FM’

Sunday, 16 October 2016

The radio station is an addition to the channel’s new services and it will cover political, economic, sports, technological, healthcare and art news

Jordanian media NGO launches series of PSAs to combat extremism

Monday, 26 September 2016

Community Media Network launched a series of radio and television public service announcements geared toward the youth

Maspero: The real-life drama of an Egyptian TV channel

Monday, 26 September 2016

Someone messed up on the job at Egyptian state-run TV, and big heads began to roll

Festival of Media: Seven digital-only radio stations coming to Dubai

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Arabian Radio Network to add new stations available solely via smartphone apps

Airstrikes destroy ISIS radio station in Afghanistan

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

"Voice of the Caliphate" radio was destroyed by two U.S. airstrikes, according to a U.S. military official

ISIS radio beams propaganda, threats across rural Afghanistan

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Threats were made during a discussion program on ‘Voice of the Caliphate,’ an elusive radio station

BBC announces to cut more than 1,000 jobs

Thursday, 2 July 2015

The BBC said that it is cutting more than 1,000 jobs, mostly in management, as part of a long-term drive to reduce costs

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