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How does the BBC World Service cover the U.S. for the rest of the world?

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A general view of the headquarters of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in London on October 30, 2017.
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Mary Hockaday runs the BBC World Service English, which broadcasts around the planet 24 hours a day. She joined Mike Edgerly, executive news editor for MPR News, to talk about how BBC journalists pick which stories to cover each day, how they contend with the proliferation of fake news, and how the BBC covers the U.S. for a global audience.

 Use the audio player above to listen to the segment.