Communicators with Brian Conniff

Brian Conniff talked about the mission of U.S. government-backed broadcasts into the Middle East via Alhurra and Radio Sawa. Topics… read more

Brian Conniff talked about the mission of U.S. government-backed broadcasts into the Middle East via Alhurra and Radio Sawa. Topics included changes since their launch in 2004 and 2002, their role in the popular Arab uprisings during Spring 2011, and challenges to broadcasting into the Middle East.

Alhurra and Radio Sawa are among the broadcast services of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. The others are Voice of America, Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia, and Radio and TV Marti.

This week’s “The Communicators” is the second in a series about U.S. Government-sponsored broadcasts to other countries. These broadcasts are services of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Interview
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 19, 2011
Last Aired:
Nov 21, 2011

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  • Nov 19, 2011 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 21, 2011 | 11:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 2011 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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