The state-controlled domestic media produces propaganda with the aim of ensuring absolute loyalty to supreme leader Kim Jong-un Lord Hall said: ‘This is a historic day for the BBC, as we announce the biggest expansion of the World Service since the 1940s.The BBC World Service is a jewel in the crown – for the BBC and for Britain.‘As we move towards our centenary, my vision is of a confident, outward-looking BBC which brings the best of our independent, impartial journalism and world-class entertainment to half a billion people around the world.North Korea is one of the most repressive media environments in the world.
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Jamilah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Bayero University Kano, Nigeria, and a Master of Science degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
She attended the BBC’s Leadership Programme in collaboration with the Ashridge Business School, University of Hertfordshire.
She joined the BBC in 1992 as a Producer - planning, producing, and presenting news and current affairs programmes for the BBC Hausa Service.
In 1994 she became a Senior Producer, overseeing production and supervising BBC Hausa staff and reporters in the West Africa region.