Pounding rain and 80 mile an hour winds from Hurricane Sandy shut down U.S. government offices and the Washington, D.C. public transportation Monday and Tuesday, but it didn’t stop VOA journalists, technicians and support personnel from delivering news around the world in 43 languages. “We Read more »
The Broadcasting Board of Governors Strategy & Budget Committee held a closed meeting Nov. 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at agency headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Every four years the eyes of the world focus on political life in America and the battle for the White House. As Election Day nears, the Broadcasting Board of Governors is bringing information on civics and democracy to its overseas audience in support of its Read more »
New York — Khadija Ismayilova, investigative journalist for RFE/RL’s Azerbaijan Service, was one of three recipients of the International Women’s Media Foundation’s “Courage in Journalism” award, given in New York on October 24. Ismayilova was honored for her unflinching reporting in the face of continued Read more »
Blind Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng and his wife visited Radio Free Asia (RFA) headquarters and gave an interview to RFA. The self-taught legal activist, currently studying law at New York University, was in Washington to accept an award from the Washington Oxi Day Read more »
Broadcasting Board of Governors’ broadcasters are finalists for nine 2012 Association for International Broadcasting Media Excellence Awards for 2012. The short list for the awards, known as the AIBs, includes entries from 23 countries across five continents, reflecting the best of global TV and radio Read more »
Posted in BBG, Highlight Also tagged AIB, BBG, MBN, Middle East Broacasting Networks, Radio Free Asia, Rado Liberty, RFA, RFE/RL, VOA, Voice of America
Radio Free Asia recently hosted a meeting with the Dalai Lama in New York, which was attended by Broadcasting Board of Governors Members Dana Perino and Susan McCue. Below are some photographs from the sessions.
Miami — TV Martí, the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ television service that provides programming to Cuba, has been nominated for Emmy Awards for its audio design work and for programs Estado de SATS and Hacia La Democracia. TV Martí has undergone a complete redesign in Read more »
The European Broadcasting Union has joined the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and other international broadcasters in condemning the deliberate jamming of satellite signals across Europe and the Middle East. “Access to information is a universal human right and an essential component for democracy. We Read more »
Posted in BBG, Highlight, Uncategorized Also tagged Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France – France 24, BBC, BBG, British Broadcasting Corporation, Deutsche Welle, DG5, Iran, jamming, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, syria