AIB media industry news desk

Journalist Mahmoud Hussein marks 1,000 days in Egyptian jail

Journalist Mahmoud Hussein marks 1,000 days in Egyptian jail

19 September will be the 1,000th day that Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein has spent behind bars after being detained by Egyptian authorities while visiting his family in December 2016. Al Jazeera Media Network has renewed its call for the immediate release of...

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Over 100 top-flight entries shortlisted in the AIBs 2019

Over 100 top-flight entries shortlisted in the AIBs 2019

Productions across TV, radio and online from 20 countries have made the final cut The shortlist for the AIBs 2019 – the 15th annual competition for the world’s best factual productions – has been published by the Association for International Broadcasting. Work from...

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John F. Lansing leaving USAGM for NPR

John F. Lansing leaving USAGM for NPR

The Chairman of the Board of the US Agency for Global Media (USAGM) issued the following statement: After four years serving as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), John F. Lansing will be leaving USAGM--an...

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NHK World programme highlights

NHK World programme highlights

Helping Hands - the Lives of Atomic Bomb Orphans  (September 21) Some 6,500 children are believed to have lost their parents when the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945, Many wandered the streets. Some died of hunger and disease, but others were...

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