WINGS #46-14 United Nations Radio History
For week of March 8
Uploaded: 2 Mar, 2015
Recording Date: 30 Mar, 2005
Recording Location: Williamsburg, Virginia; Vancouver and Denman Island BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
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Program Title: WINGS #46-14 United Nations Radio History
Description: Egyptian journalist Leila Doss started under a glass ceiling at Egyptian state radio and eventually joined United Nations radio just as it was being born. The pressures from within the UN on its media are highly revealing.
Host(s): Emily Falk, Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Leila Doss, retired broadcaster and former assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations.
Credits: Recorded by Frieda Werden; script, editing and hosting by Emily Falk; thanks to International Association of Women in Radio & TV
Comments: Originally aired in 2005, this is largely about history. Nothing has changed except that UN Radio Women is now weekly instead of fortnightly but half as long as before.
PoliticsType: Weekly Program
Regional > Middle East
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women