WASHINGTON – The Broadcasting Board of Governors strongly condemns the reported beheading of American journalist Steven Joel Sotloff by the extremist group Islamic State, and the threat to murder another hostage, David Cawthorne Haines. “The kidnapping and murders of Steven Sotloff and James Foley Read more »
The Broadcasting Board of Governors has taken steps to increase its reach in Turkey with a new agreement with Turkey’s Mynet News and Entertainment Portal and an expanded agreement with Turkey Radio and Television New Channel (TGRT News). “These agreements are a positive move forward Read more »
Twenty-three journalists from 11 countries in the Nile Basin participated in a week long training on reporting environmental stories and learning more about how the Nile River connects their countries. During the training, which was organized by the Broadcasting Board of Governors, participants toured resource Read more »
The Broadcasting Board of Governors will meet in a closed meeting on August 25, 2014.
Top Congo 88.4 FM joins the family of VOA affiliate stations, which will deliver VOA French to Africa services to the massive Kinshasa/Brazzaville market.
The Broadcasting Board of Governors tonight condemned the reported beheading of American journalist James Wright Foley by the Islamist extremist group Islamic State and the threat to murder another journalist, both of which were featured in a video allegedly produced and released by the group. Read more »
WASHINGTON – The Broadcasting Board of Governors met yesterday in Washington, DC, to examine the activities and accomplishments of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and to explore the agency’s impact and reach in an increasingly competitive media environment. In remarks to the Board, Assistant to the Read more »
Committee to Protect Journalists Executive Director Joel Simon visited the Broadcasting Board of Governors yesterday to speak with senior editors at the Voice of America and senior executives from the International Broadcasting Bureau about the challenges of keeping journalists safe in today’s media environment. Threats Read more »
MIAMI – The Broadcasting Board of Governors met today at the Office of Cuba Broadcasting to examine opportunities for the Martís and their impact as Cuba experiments with incremental change while remaining the most isolated country in the Western hemisphere. “It is important for us Read more »
Violence is quickly escalating in Iraq, and the networks of the Broadcasting Board of Governors are bringing important news and information to the region. Alhurra-Iraq has more than 20 journalists throughout the country and is providing live updates from hotspots including Kirkuk, Irbil and just Read more »
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