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Veronique Rodman Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Veronique Rodman, a public relations specialist and former television producer, has been appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the bipartisan, nine-member board which supervises all U.S. nonmilitary international broadcasting. President Bush nominated Rodman to the BBG on October 24, 2003, and gave her Read more »

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U.S. Broadcasting to Afghanistan Connects Listeners to the Loya Jirga

Washington, D.C. – Dec. 22, 2003 – The Afghan services of the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) are using call-in shows and live coverage to provide listeners with up-to-date news and information about the Loya Jirga assembly underway in the Afghan capital of Kabul. Read more »

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BBG in Iran: A Video

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has released a 3-minute video featuring U.S. international broadcasting – radio and satellite television – to Iran. Please click to view the video. The release features the Voice of America’s (VOA) Persian television programs News and Views, a daily Read more »

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VOA-TV Gains Large Audience in Iran

Voice of America’s (VOA) Persian television programs, including a daily show that focuses on sought-after news and information, are reaching a remarkable 12 percent of Iranians over the age of 18, a new survey shows. News and Views, a 30-minute program launched only three months Read more »

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Radio Sawa Is Number One In Iraq, New Survey Shows

Radio Sawa, the U.S. Government-funded, Arabic-language station, is the most popular international radio in Iraq’s three largest cities, with nearly half the residents tuning in on a weekly basis, a new survey shows. The survey, conducted by D3 Systems Inc., of Vienna, Va., in Baghdad, Read more »

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Radio Martí Transmits World Series Games Live to Cuba

Radio Martí will provide listeners in Cuba with live coverage of the 2003 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Florida Marlins starting this weekend. Beginning with tomorrow evening’s game from Yankee Stadium, Radio Martí will broadcast a live, play-by-play, Spanish-language feed of Read more »

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Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Statement on "Changing Minds, Winning Peace," A Report Released by The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) released the following statement on October 8, 2003 in response to the “Changing Minds, Winning Peace,” report by the commission’s Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy for the Arab and Muslim World. 1. The report demonstrates a fundamental misunderstanding of Read more »

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New Survey Numbers Confirm Radio Sawa’s Growth and Popularity in the Middle East

Washington, D.C., September 25, 2003 – Radio Sawa, the U.S. Government-funded Arabic language station, is the leading international broadcaster in all Middle Eastern countries surveyed, according to an ACNielsen survey released today. The station also scores high as a reliable source of news and is Read more »

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Media Advisory – Washington, DC

Media Advisory – Washington, DC U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors Holds News Conference To Unveil Survey Results of Radio Sawa in the Middle East; Plans for a Middle East Television Network What: The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal agency that oversees all U.S. Read more »

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Media Advisory – Los Angeles

U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors Holds News Conference To Unveil Survey Results of Radio Sawa in the Middle East; Plans for a Middle East Television Network   What: The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal agency that oversees all U.S. nonmilitary broadcasting, will release Read more »

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