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Russians, Americans Must Dispel Myths About Immigration, Officials Tell Journalists

MOSCOW – Russia and the United States need immigrants to sustain economic growth, but both countries face social and cultural challenges integrating new peoples into their societies, officials told journalists at a seminar on migration organized by the Moscow Higher School of Economics (HSE) and Read more »

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BBG Board Welcomes Tara Sonenshine’s Confirmation as Under Secretary of State

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In the wake of Senate confirmation on Thursday evening, Tara D. Sonenshine  can soon begin serving as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, which includes representing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). “Tara brings Read more »

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BBG, Gallup Partner on Research

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Washington, D.C. — The Broadcasting Board of Governors and Gallup today detailed the ways in which their new partnership is helping the BBG inform, engage and connect with people worldwide in order to better serve their needs and support U.S. foreign policy and national security Read more »

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Gallup Joins BBG to Examine Media Freedom

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Join the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and Gallup as they discuss how the world’s populations perceive media freedom within their countries. They will also share data on citizens’ confidence in their media. A central part of the BBG’s statutory mandate is to support freedom Read more »

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Antena Live: A New TV Martí Program Brings News From Cuba for Cuba Along with World News

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Miami — As part of its effort to grow audiences on the island of Cuba, TV Martí continues to launch innovative programming and cutting edge productions.  Debuting on a new set and with a new format, “Antena Live” combines aggressive coverage of Cuba with international Read more »

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Broadcasting Board Emphasizes Prevalence of Threats to Journalists in Pakistan, Syria and Azerbaijan

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Springfield, Va. — Highlighting threats to media freedom worldwide at its meeting on March 8, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) paid tribute to a pair of fallen journalists and another under intense pressure in Azerbaijan. At the top of the session held at the Read more »

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Experts Assemble to Craft New Tools for U.S. International Broadcasting

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Washington, D.C. – Thought leaders from the worlds of technology and government are seeking next-generation answers to a range of challenges, including how U.S. international broadcasting can add renewed luster to its global brands. They gathered Feb. 10 as members of the Broadcasting Board of Read more »

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New Pressure on Jammers of International Broadcasts

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has called upon the world’s nations to take “necessary actions” to stop intentional interference with satellite transmissions. The change in ITU regulations, which was approved at the just-concluded World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) in Geneva, Switzerland, came after numerous complaints that Read more »

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VOA Somali Program Available in Canada

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Washington, D.C. — Canada’s large Somali diaspora community can now listen to the latest VOA Somali broadcasts on their phones. The new “call-to-listen” service is part of a growing partnership between Voice of America and AudioNow, a mobile distribution provider. The VOA Somali Service, which Read more »

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Budget Request Reflects Long-Term Strategy, Changing Media Environment

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Washington, DC – The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) today released its FY 2013 budget request, which contains a set of strategic measures to advance its core mission and meet the challenges of the changing global media environment within current spending constraints. “In these times Read more »

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