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01/08/2009

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20 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 01 August 2009

This week on Over To You, Rajan Datar hears from a listener who is concerned about the language used in reports from northern Nigeria. He feels that describing a militant group as Islamist is maligning other Muslims; a senior news executive puts the BBC's point of view.

Also this week, we investigate the relationship between the editor and the reporter – who gets the final say in how a story is covered?

And, with the results of the International Playwriting competition to be announced next week, the programme asks an actor, what makes a good radio script?

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