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VOA’s Redisch on C-Span’s “Washington Journal”

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VOA’s Executive Editor Steve Redisch spoke about the mission, operations, and message of the Voice of America radio operation during an interview on C-Span’s “Washington Journal.”

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Larry London with One Direction’s Harry Styles

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Pop star Harry Styles, from the hit British boy band One Direction, tells VOA’s Larry London that everything the group does is “for the fans.” Larry’s interview with Styles, which airs on the July 4th edition of Border Crossings, touches on the band’s amazing success, Read more »

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VOA’s Arash Sigarchi wins International Award

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Arash Sigarchi, a journalist for Voice of America’s Persian Service, has won top prize at the 2012 Deutsche Welle International Blog Awards – known as the BOBs. Sigarchi’s personal blog, Window of Anguish, was selected by a panel of media experts who considered entries in Read more »

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VOA Reporter Makes Trek to Northern Mali

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VOA reporter Idriss Fall says he found “kind of a dead city” when he traveled to Northern Mali to get a first-hand look at what has become of the region since it was seized by armed rebels earlier this year. Fall, a reporter for VOA’s Read more »

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VOA Carries Aung San Suu Kyi Address in Burmese

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When Aung San Suu Kyi made her unprecedented address to the British Parliament Thursday, Voice of America was the only broadcaster to carry the full speech in Burmese. “Other Burmese language radio stations also covered the same news. But in presenting a translated version, the Read more »

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Martí Coverage of Opposition March in Caracas

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Opposition leader Henrique Capriles marched through Venezuela’s capital Sunday June 10th accompanied by hundreds of thousands of supporters as he formally launched his candidacy to run against President Hugo Chavez. Office of Cuba Broadcasting intern Arianne Alcorta de Ortega was there for the 6 miles Read more »

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VIDEO: The BBG’s LGBT Pride Month Program

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors celebrated Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month with a program that included remarks from Barbara Brady, chief of staff at Voice of America; Richard Lobo, director of the International Broadcasting Bureau; and a keynote speech by Winnie Stachelberg, executive vice Read more »

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VOA Urdu Show Changes Lives

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A new Voice of America program in Pakistan is credited with helping to arrange life-changing eye surgery that restored the vision of an elderly man who lost his sight as the result of cataracts. The weekly Urdu language radio program My Story debuted in February Read more »

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Radio Sawa wins the Facebook Interactive Award

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Springfield, Va. ––The Pan Arab Web Awards Academy granted the Facebook Interactive Award to Radio Sawa in a ceremony that was held in Amman, Jordan last evening. Radio Sawa won the award for its interactivity with the audience, rich content, easy to navigate design and Read more »

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VOA Indonesian Tops 1 Million Facebook Fans

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VOA’s Indonesian Service is marking a Facebook milestone: their most popular pages now have more than 1-million fans. “The main page was launched in September 2009 and it just skyrocketed.  Before we knew it, we had hundreds of thousands of fans,” said VOA Indonesian Service’s Read more »

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