Hillary Clinton holds 'global townterview'
by 'Femi Okutubo
The outgoing and 67th United States Secretary of State - Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton held a Global Town Hall meeting linking via satellite with a number of countries.
The Global Townterview held at the Newseum in Washington, D.C, was designed to expand on the success of previous town halls Secretary Clinton has held all over the world.
It was moderated by Leigh Sales of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), and included six regional media partners linking via satellite from the following locations:
- Middle East Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) in Beirut, Lebanon, with anchor Muna AbuSulayman
- Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) in Tokyo, Japan, with anchor Kenji Kohno
- Nuestra Tele Noticias 24 Horas (NTN24) in Bogota, with anchor Andrea Bernal Garzon
- New Delhi Television (NDTV) in New Delhi, India, with anchor Barkha Dutt
- Channels TV in Lagos, Nigeria, with anchor Maupe Ogun
- British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in London, United Kingdom, with anchor Ros Atkins.