Category Archives: Highlight

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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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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