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BBG Holds Digital Innovation Expo


Paper USBs, translation tools, and mobile crisis intervention projects are just a few of the innovations on display at today’s “Innovating at the Speed of News” event in Washington, D.C.  Representatives from BBG’s Offices of Digital Design and Innovation and Technology, Services and Innovation, as […]

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BBG Board to Meet June 19 in Prague and DC

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet on Wednesday, June 19 at the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in Prague, Czech Republic and in Washington, D.C. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 2:00pm (Prague) and 8:00am (D.C.) The public may attend […]

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BBG Celebrates LGBT Month With Special Event

Color Guard at LGBT Month event

[nggallery id=80 template=bbg-carousel] BBG leadership and staff celebrated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month with a special program featuring speeches and performances honoring those who are working towards equality in the workplace. The June 5 event, sponsored by the Southwest Interagency Committee and held […]

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Governor Ashe Visits the VOA New York Bureau

Ashe at VOA New York Bureau

[nggallery id=79 template=bbg-carousel] BBG Board Member Victor Ashe visited the Voice of America New York bureau last week to see the progress made on office and studio renovations as well as offer his support to the staff and journalists there. “We are very proud of […]

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BBG Leadership in Brussels for Internet Freedom Discussions

Governor Meehan (center) joins discussion on Internet freedoms.

Governor Michael Meehan represented the BBG as he joined high-level communications experts and journalists in Brussels to attend a May 29 panel discussion hosted by Deutsche Welle (DW) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on the topic of Internet censorship. “Mission Impossible – the Internet without […]

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BBG Recognizes Employee Contributions to Combined Federal Campaign


Employees of the Voice of America (VOA) and the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) took the time to recognize the efforts of those individuals across the agency who participated in the 2012 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), an annual workplace charitable-giving drive for federal employees, at a […]

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BBG Releases 2012 Annual Report

Cover of 2012 Annual Report

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) today released its 2012 Annual Report detailing the agency’s many initiatives and its continued progress in providing objective news and analysis via multiple platforms, including broadcast and digital media to audiences worldwide. According to Freedom House’s Freedom of the […]

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Governor Ashe Visits RFA Staff in Bangkok


[nggallery id=78] Staff and journalists at Radio Free Asia were visited by BBG Governor Victor Ashe yesterday at the Thailand offices in Bangkok. Governor Ashe, who serves as vice chairman of the board of RFA, stopped by during a personal trip to the region to […]

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BBG Governor Offers Support to RFA Office in Cambodia

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During a personal trip to Southeast Asia, BBG Governor Victor Ashe stopped by the Radio Free Asia office in Phnom Penh to check on operations and offer support to the staff and journalists there. “We salute you, and we recognize and appreciate the risks you […]

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BBG Governors Meet in Moscow to Discuss Future of Russian Media


[nggallery id=77] (Click on the photos to see a larger image and captions) Governors Susan McCue and Michael Meehan were in Moscow this week to consider matters relevant to U.S. international media in Russia. Governor McCue, who chairs the board of directors of Radio Free […]

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