Category Archives: Highlight

BBG Chairman to Speak at Radio Free Europe’s Anniversary Event

Walter Isaacson, Chairman, of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), and President and CEO, of The Aspen Institute will give the keynote speech at RFE’s 60th Anniversary Celebration on September 28, 2010 at 7:00 pm at The Newseum in Washington, D.C. Sixty years ago, RFE Read more »

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BBG September Meetings

The Broadcasting Board of Governors will hold organizational meetings in Washington, D.C. on September 16 and 17. Additional information will be forthcoming.

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BBG Listening Tour

BBG chairman Walter Isaacson and BBG Governors Enders Wimbush, Victor Ashe, Susan McCue, Michael Meehan and Dennis Mulhaupt embarked on a listening tour of broadcasting entities Aug. 19-20. On Aug. 19, they held a Town Hall meeting with Voice of America, International Broadcasting Bureau and Read more »

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BBG August Meetings

The Governance Committee of the Broadcasting Board of Governors held its preliminary meeting on Wednesday, August 18 in Washington, D.C. The meeting was not open to the public. The Broadcasting Board of Governors had listening sessions with agency employees and other informal meetings on August Read more »

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Vice President Biden Swears in New Governors

Vice President Joe Biden participates in the ceremonial swearing-in of the Broadcast Board of Governors, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, July 29, 2010. Members being sworn in include Walter Isaacson, Victor Ashe, Susan McCue, Michael Meehan, Dennis Mulhaupt, Dana Perino and Enders Wimbush. (Official Read more »

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VOA and Pakistani Cable News Channel Unveils Joint TV Project

VOA and Express 24/7, a 24-hour English-language cable news channel in Pakistan, have launched a joint TV program on a trial basis called The Platform, which focuses on key issues in the U.S.-Pakistan relationship and the fight against terrorism. The twice-weekly 50-minute program, co-hosted from Read more »

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Alhurra Interviews Iraqi Leaders

Since the Iraqi election, Alhurra has covered the political statements through news packages, interviews and discussion shows such as Free Hour, All Directions, In Iraqi and Iraq Today. Alhurra’s coverage provides the viewer objective and accurate information not available on the Iraq indigenous news channels. Read more »

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Kyrgyz Service Spearheads RFE/RL Coverage of Ethnic Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz Service Spearheads RFE/RL Coverage of Ethnic Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan When ethnic violence erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan in June, RFE/RL used radio, television, and the Internet to cover every angle of the story. With its on-the-ground presence, the Kyrgyz Service spearheaded RFE/RL

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RFA’s Cantonese Service Obtains Proof of Nuclear Leak

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Remarks by BBG Chairman Walter Isaacson about Former Governors

Remarks as prepared We are gathered today to learn from you, the former members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. It is also an occasion to honor the service of the four most recent departing members of the Board. We are grateful to you for Read more »

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