Tag Archives: Broadcasting Board of Governors

VOA App Named Finalist for Meffy Award

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Voice of America’s mobile news app, which was created with assistance by BBG’s Office of Digital and Design Innovation, has been selected as a finalist for “Best Mobile Service” at the 2014 Meffy Awards. This is the first time a BBG product has been selected Read more »

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Pakistan: Audience Realities in an Unstable Media Landscape

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and Gallup invite you to attend a research briefing on media use in Pakistan.

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BBG Names Andy Lack CEO

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Respected Executive to Lead U.S. International Media WASHINGTON – The Broadcasting Board of Governors announced today that it intends to hire respected journalist and media executive Andrew Lack as Chief Executive Officer of the federal agency that oversees the five networks and broadcasting operations of Read more »

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Board Meeting September 19 (Closed)

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The members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors will meet in a closed session on September 19, 2014.

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Women and Media: Africa in Focus

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Join the BBG and Gallup on September 23 2014 for a discussion about women’s media consumption habits across Africa, and how those choices impact their lives.

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BBG Condemns Reported Murder Of U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff

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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 »

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BBG Extends Reach in Turkey

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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 »

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BBG Provides Media Training to Reporters in Nile River Basin

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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 »

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Board Meeting August 25, 2014 (Closed)

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors will meet in a closed meeting on August 25, 2014.

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VOA Signs New Partnership with Top Congo FM in Kinshasa

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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.

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