Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

BBC World Service Head Pledges to Keep Government at Arm's Length

The head of the BBC World Service said she is determined that a major funding injection from the government will not be allowed to compromise the broadcaster's independence as it expands into countries including Russia and North Korea. Five years ago, the government announced that as a cost-cutting measure it would no longer fund the World Service. But in a defense review last month it changed tack and pledged 289 million pounds ($433.5 million) of government money over five...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter