Kim's Recent Essays...
US International Broadcasting: Success Requires Independence and Consolidation.
In International Broadcasting, Even the Static Must be Credible.
America Calling China: A Strategy for International Broadcasting.
BBC The Editors blog, 14 Jan 2013, Andrew Roy, head of news for BBC World News: "BBC World News has come a long way since it launched as a shoestring commercial operation in a backroom at Television Centre more than 20 years ago. Our audiences have grown massively. We're required viewing from the President's White House in Washington to the President's Blue House in Seoul. And in an era when bad mortgages in the US can trigger a global economic meltdown, we know there is a huge appetite for world news delivered fast, accurately and objectively.
BBC News, 18 Jan 2013: "As part of the move and re-design, the BBC has re-recorded the music you hear at the start of each [BBC World News] news programme. A full orchestra was used at the Abbey Road studios in London, where The Beatles also did some of their best work." With video -- that, for me, does not work on Firefox, but does on IE.
Critical Distance Weblog, 23 Jan 2013, Jonathan Marks: "It looks to me like the new BBC newsroom was built by crossing the colour scheme of Al Jazeera English with the technology that you find in Al Arabiya in Dubai. ... For me, the BBC is at its best when it is humble, just getting on with bringing in the best reports from around the world."
See previous post about same subject.
MediaMughals, 22 Jan 2013: "BBC World News announced the appointment of Linda Yueh as Chief Business Correspondent, a new Singapore-based position that signals the channel's continuing commitment to Asia and determination to expand the breadth and depth of its international business coverage."