What's it like broadcasting in a 'hostile' country?

Misha Glenny worked as a journalist in Eastern Europe during the Cold War. He believes that by listening to the BBC, people in communist dictatorships were able to challenge the version of history being offered by their leaders.

Now, as the BBC World Service announces an expansion of its services into North Korea and Russia, Glenny says it is an opportunity to offer listeners objective information.

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