At the October 13 meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the Board focused on its plans to restructure international broadcasting. The Board considered recommendations based on the year long strategic review as well as other Board operations. The International Broadcasting Bureau Director and broadcast executives updated the Board on programming and coverage issues. There was also discussion of BBG journalists who have been harassed or jailed as a result of their work.
For additional information, please see the BBG’s release on the meeting here.
Decisions of Board at BBG Meeting of October 13, 2011
Report of the BBG Strategy and Budget Committee on the 2010-2011 Strategic Review
Minutes of the BBG Meeting of September 15, 2011
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