Bbc World Service Assignment
George Orwell broadcast many news bulletins on the Eastern Service during World War II.
News is also available from the BBC News 'app', which is available from both i Tunes and the Google Play Store.In recent years, video content has also been used by the World Service: 16 language services show video reports on the website, and the Arabic and Persian services have their own television channels.TV is also used to broadcast the radio service, with local cable and satellite operators providing the English network (and occasionally some local language services) free to air.In his first Christmas Message (1932), King George V characterised the service as intended for "men and women, so cut off by the snow, the desert, or the sea, that only voices out of the air can reach them"."Don't expect too much in the early days; for some time we shall transmit comparatively simple programmes, to give the best chance of intelligible reception and provide evidence as to the type of material most suitable for the service in each zone.The programmes will neither be very interesting nor very good." This address was read out five times as the BBC broadcast it live to different parts of the world.The building also contains an integrated newsroom used by the international World Service, the international television channel BBC World News, the domestic television and radio BBC News bulletins, the BBC News Channel and BBC Online.At its launch, the Service was located along with most radio output in Broadcasting House.The External Services broadcast propaganda during the Second World War of 1939-1945.Its French service Radio Londres also sent coded messages to the French Resistance.The British government announced that the three Balkan countries The Service broadcasts from Broadcasting House in London, which is also headquarters of the Corporation.It is located in the newer parts of the building, which contains radio and television studios for use by the various language services.