Is a free media essential for development?

A special edition of The World Debate, one of the BBC’s flagship programmes, will be filmed on Thursday October 26 at the World Congress on Communication for Development in Rome, Italy. Entitled “Is a free media essential for development?” it will be broadcast on BBC World on 28-29 October, as well as made available online.

Transmission Times

“The World Debate: Is a Free Media Essential For Development?” will be broadcast at the following time on BBC World (all times GMT):

Saturday 28 October: 12.10 p.m. / 7.10 p.m.

Sunday 29 October: 1.10 a.m. / 8.10 a.m. / 5.10 p.m.

For more details visit: http://www.devcomm.org/worldbank/public.asp?idmacro=9&idmicro=21