The Latest on Lybia; Charges Dismissed Against Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Rebels have stormed Moammar Gaddafi‘s main military compound in Tripoli, but his whereabouts remain unknown. This afternoon at 1pm we’ll have the very latest news from Libya with the BBC’s World Have Your Say. Charges have been dismissed in the rape case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the IMF. Why did prosecutors — who… Continue reading The Latest on Lybia; Charges Dismissed Against Dominique Strauss-Kahn

BBC Report Covers Federal Spending in “Traditional Dependent Kentucky”

Kentucky’s reliance on federal aid was the focus of a story this morning on the BBC News Hour. The reporter visited Republican Congressman Hal Rogers’s eastern district and talked with a food bank visitor who had run out of options for food and was terrified that government services would be cut (about half of the… Continue reading BBC Report Covers Federal Spending in “Traditional Dependent Kentucky”

Egypt Coverage Update

Egyptian State TV is reporting that President Hosni Mubarak will address the nation soon. There are reports that he has handed control of the country to the army and is preparing to leave, although there is some uncertainty about the situation.

BBC Host Discusses The Public’s Role In Journalism

The host of the BBC’s World Have Your Say program says there’s a danger in some voices being excluded from conversations in the media.

Host Chloe Tilley says producers and reporters can sometimes fall back on interviewing the same pundits or experts on topics, and that excludes many opinions or viewpoints.