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VOA, RFE/RL Engage Russian Audience Despite Challenges

Irina Van Dusen, Managing Editor, VOA Russian Service

Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty are continuing robust efforts to reach audiences in Russia, despite many challenges from the Russian government. Jeff Trimble, deputy director of the International Broadcasting Bureau, and Irina Van Dusen, managing editor of the Voice of America Russian Read more »

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In Tibet, Word-of-Mouth Extends BBG’s Reach

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Washington, D.C. — Word-of-mouth networks are the most trusted sources of information in Tibet, and are key to extending the reach of Radio Free Asia and the Voice of America in the region, according to new data issued by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Read more »

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VOA Interviews Haiti’s Prime Minister

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Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamotherounded out a trip to Washington this week with an interview with Voice of America’s Creole Service, talking about elections and rebuilding the country after the 2010 earthquake.Prime Minister Lamothe said progress is being made on reconstruction in Haiti. Besides an Read more »

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OCB Experts Available to Comment on the Death of Oswaldo Paya in Cuba

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Media Advisory Radio and TV Martí can provide reliable reports, background, and analysis on the events surrounding the death of Cuban opposition leader Oswaldo Paya in Cuba. Reporters in our Miami headquarters working with independent journalists on the island are covering this breaking story.  Radio Read more »

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BBG Strategy and Budget Committee Meeting, August 2, 2012

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The Strategy and Budget Committee met on August 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon in Washington, D.C.

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Somali President Thanks VOA

Somali President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed

  The president of Somalia has sent a letter of thanks to Voice of America for carrying out a telephone survey that asked Somalis how they feel about a draft constitution that is being considered for the country. “The Voice of America poll of Somalis Read more »

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VOA Rolls Out Learning English Wordbook App

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Learning English at home or on the go is now easier and more fun with VOA’s Mobile Wordbook app. The app, which adds to VOA’s expanding range of free language learning tools, is getting rave reviews.  “This is a great app!! Very easy to use Read more »

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New BBG/Gallup Research: Tibet Media Use 2012, July 26

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Prime Minister of Tibet Exile Government Appears on VOA

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Lobsang Sangay, Prime Minister (Kalon Tripa) of the Tibetan exile government, appeared Friday on the VOA Tibetan program Kunleng,  where he said there is a link between China’s policies in Tibet and the recent increase in self-immolations. “What we are asking China, is to see Read more »

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HIV/AIDS Media Training at VOA Headquarters

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Hundreds of journalists from around the world developed new perspectives on covering HIV/AIDS during a two-day media training session held over the weekend at Voice of America headquarters in Washington. The training was supported by the International AIDS Society and the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Read more »

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