The Big Link-up
To round off our anniversary season there was a special day of broadcasting based around the theme of "Free to Speak".
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of BBC World Service, we were:
The interactive radio programme World Have Your Say brought together some of the world's most controversial figures to talk about freedom of speech in front of a live audience.
Here are some of the highlights...
Listen to Helen Boaden's audio journey
How technology affects media
During the season we've been talking about freedom of speech and the way attitudes to it have changed in the 75 years since BBC radio began to broadcast internationally. Technology was changing in 1932: a basic form of TV already existed and each medium was to alter journalism and even politics. Then came the internet, which many saw as a valuable new window on the world. But while some argue that the web strengthens democratic debate, others believe it threatens to do it real damage.
Listen to Vincent Dowd's report
Linkups from Kenya and Hong Kong
Listen to Caroline Duffield reporting on how the World Today has been broadcasting from inside Kenya and Hong Kong - asking whether people there are truly free to speak.
Listen to Caroline Duffield
Lebanon's free media
Lebanon has a well-developed, and diverse media. It was the first Arab country to permit private television and radio stations and the organisation, Reporters Without Borders, says Lebanon's media is more free than anywhere else in the Arab world. However, many leading journalists - much like politicians - have been assassinated for expressing their views.
Yolande Knell reports
In Australia, the country's leading TV satirists have been exploring the fine line of freedom of speech - occasionally crossing it and winning both praise and criticism. They're called the Chasers, and as the title of their TV show proclaims, they've declared War on Everything. The BBC's Nick Bryant went to meet one of the members of the Chasers.
Listen to Nick Bryant's report
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