Baghdad Talk Station ‘Fills a Yawning Gap’

Baghdad Talk Station ‘Fills a Yawning Gap’
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How would you like to get 18,000 calls from listeners in a day? Sound far-fetched? If you were the only talk radio station in your entire country, you just might get that kind of response.
An article by The Guardian in the United Kingdom reports on Radio Dijla, which broadcasts “from a modest family house somewhere in a western Baghdad suburb … fighting crime, saving lives and treating the emotional traumas of lovesick teenagers.”
Its founder is the former head of the U.S.-funded Iraqi Media Network, who resigned “citing frustration at interference and bureaucracy.”
Read the story at www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1235168,00.html

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