Category Archives: Highlight

Vice President to Swear in New Governors

On July 29, 2010, the new governors of the Broadcasting Board of Governors will be sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden in a ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

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New Board to Hold Meeting

The Broadcasting Board of Governors will hold preliminary organizational meetings in Washington DC on July 29 and 30 and a formal meeting of the Board on July 30. The meetings will focus on organizational and predecisional discussions and, therefore, will not be open to the Read more »

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Alhurra Examines Religion in America

On July 2nd and 9th, Alhurra Television took an in-depth look at religion in America through its critically acclaimed documentary series Americans. The two-part series on religion examines the country

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VOA’s Persian News Network Observes Another Unhappy Anniversary in Iran

June 12 marked the first anniversary of Iran

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Radio Farda Launches Live Satire Show

On May 29, Radio Farda launched a new live program that uses a mixture of satire and music to examine the cultural and social issues of the day. The program,

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RFA Mandarin Breaks News on Travel Ban for Uyghur Scholar

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Gov. Hirschberg speaks at Heritage Foundation Event

On June 21, the Heritage Foundation hosted an event titled “Perspectives on U.S. International Broadcasting” and BBG Governor Jeff Hirschberg gave remarks and participated in the discussion. Also in attendance were James Glassman, Founding Executive Director George W. Bush Institute; Ambassador Tom Korologos, Strategic Advisor Read more »

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BBG Participates in USIP Event

USIP and the Independent Television Service, in collaboration with Sesame Workshop and citizen journalists around the world, convened senior media makers, policymakers and powerful change agents who are key to the development of new ideas with the potential to reduce future conflict. The Broadcasting Board Read more »

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2010 Burke Awards

The David Burke Distinguished Journalism Award recognizes the courage, integrity, and professionalism of individuals in reporting the news within the BBG broadcast entities. Named in honor of David W. Burke, the founding chairman and leader of the BBG for its first three years, the award Read more »

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BBG and GW Hold Event to Examine Iran’s Growing Blogosphere and Grassroots Activism (Video)

Thank you to all who were able to attend this event. For those unable to attend, we have made a complete video recording available here. Below is the full slate of speakers and panelists. Speakers included: Frank Sesno, Director, School of Media and Public Affairs, Read more »

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