Tag Archives: Freedom House

BBG Marks World Press Freedom Day

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Today, on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the Broadcasting Board of Governors reiterates its commitment to defending and celebrating the fundamental principles of press freedom around the world.  According to Freedom House in its 2016 Freedom of the Press report, global press freedom […]

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BBG Networks Provide Timely News of Iranian Nuclear Deal, Prisoner Swap

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The Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty provided timely and comprehensive multi-platform coverage in Farsi on last Saturday’s implementation of the historic nuclear pact between Iran and six world powers and the near-simultaneous news of the prisoner swap between the United States and […]

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Freedom House: Global Press Freedom at 10-Year Low

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From the BBG Strategy Blog… Ecuador, Egypt, Guinea-Bissau, Paraguay, and Thailand are all downgraded to “Not Free” by Freedom House. Major international broadcasters release a joint statement on World Press Freedom Day… Just one in six people live in a country with a free press […]

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Radio Free Asia Responds to Freedom of the Press Findings

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WASHINGTON – Radio Free Asia (RFA) President Libby Liu today responded to the findings of Freedom House’s Freedom of the Press 2013 report, which designated all six RFA broadcast countries – China, Burma, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and North Korea – as “not free” while citing […]

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Mobile Audiences Growing Fast, Security Concerns Keeping Pace

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As the adoption of mobile technology grows at astounding rates around the world, mobile device users in countries with repressive regimes face mounting challenges to their privacy and security, according to a report released today by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and Freedom House. […]

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