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Put your questions and comments about BBC World Service programmes to the people responsible for making them every week in Over to You.

Put your questions and comments about BBC World Service programmes to the people responsible for making them every week in Over to You.
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Put your questions and comments about BBC World Service programmes to the people responsible for making them every week in Over to You.

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Episodes

What is the Big Idea Behind the Big Idea?

8/18/2018
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What is the big idea behind the Big idea? Presenter David Edmonds joins us to answer your questions. And how new technology is changing the way the BBC’s reporters work - after a sports journalist recorded a documentary on his mobile phone. Presenter: Rajan Datar. Producer: Howard Shannon.

Duration:00:09:01

Kalki Koechlin Hosts My Indian Life

8/11/2018
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This week listeners tell us what they make of it the launch of a new podcast My Indian Life, and we ask its presenter, the Bollywood star Kalki Koechlin, why she got involved. And complaints by listeners as to whether Newsday has become too Africa-centred in its choice of stories continues. Presenter: Rajan Datar. Producer: Howard Shannon.

Duration:00:09:01

How Violence in Cameroon Again Demands Attention

8/6/2018
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Coverage - or the lack of it - of the violence in Cameroon is brought to our attention again by a listener there. We ask a reporter who covered the story recently for From Our Own Correspondent - about the everyday realities of reporting from this central African country. Plus our “radio doctor” is on hand to solve your reception problems. including the loss of FM overnight in Freetown and how to improve medium wave in Sri Lanka.

Duration:00:09:15

Should Controversial Guests be Given Airtime?

7/28/2018
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Why some listeners are infuriated that The Real Story gave what they see as a “controversial” guest airtime - so just what did President Trump spokesman Sebastian Gorka say to upset them? And is Newsday becoming too Africa-centric? One listener feels Asia is not getting a look in.

Duration:00:09:15

Did the Money & Power Season Empower You?

7/21/2018
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The BBC World Service’s Money & Power season has just finished - so has it enriched your life and empowered you? And BBC Monitoring has been in its new home in Broadcasting House for a few months now – we ask how its role has changed in this modern era.

Duration:00:09:14

BBC Africa and its Teenage Audience

7/13/2018
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How typical a listener of the World Service are you? If you are a teenager then BBC Africa is targeting you. We find out why. The head of audience insight for the BBC World Service tells us of the challenges of connecting with a diverse listenership. And a listener asks what is happening with the host of The Real Story, Carrie Gracie.

Duration:00:09:14

Reading Between the Lines of Word Book Club

7/10/2018
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World Book Club has been on air for 18 years with all but two editions hosted by the same person. Listeners quiz bibliophile Harriett Gilbert about how she does it. And is war is an essential part of being human? Your reaction to the recent series of Reith Lectures.

Duration:00:09:15