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Politeness on the World Service

Listeners express concern over impoliteness and inappropriate forms of address

Good manners and forms of address – is it offensive to refer to Saddam Hussein by his first name only? Morris Walsh, Assistant Editor World Service News, explains BBC policy on this.
Also: World Service Schedule changes, and changes being made to both 'Write On' and 'On Screen' , they are not being axed - there will just be 'new versions'.

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BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project