VOA Journos

VOA Journalists Beaten In Pakistan And Iraq

Voice of America journalists were beaten and harassed by authorities in Pakistan and Iraq earlier this week. One of the journalists was a reporter for VOA Deewa and the other for VOA Kurdish. Read More

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BBG Meets with Secretary Kerry

"I applaud the reforms that BBG’s new leadership has already taken, and I congratulate CEO John Lansing for the energy and enthusiasm he has brought to the organization.”  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.    Read More

Amanda Bennett

Amanda Bennett Sworn In as New VOA Director

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Amanda Bennett was sworn in on April 18, 2016 as the 29th Director of the Voice of America (VOA). Read More

Board Meeting, Digital Panel

BBG Meeting Focuses On Importance Of Digital, Social Media

The Broadcasting Board of Governors met on April 20, 2016 to receive programming highlights from the BBG networks that advance the agency’s strategic priorities, and to discuss the BBG’s expansion into digital and social media. Read More

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Media Consumption In Iraq; Are Mobiles Changing The Way Iraqis Get Their News?

While television remains the most popular source of news and information in Iraq, Iraqis and Iraqi Kurds increasingly are turning to non-traditional sources such as the internet and mobile phones to follow current events. Read More

Martis in Cuba

Martís Provide Cubans Non-Stop Coverage Of Obama’s Historic Trip, Go “LIVE” From Island For First Time

The Martís successfully broadcast three days of live coverage of President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Cuba. Read More

BBG Renews Calls for Release of Missing Journalists, Seeks Third-Party Access

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has again called for the immediate release of two Alhurra journalists who went missing in Syria one month ago today. Additionally, the BBG is seeking third-party access to detained cameraman Cüneyt Ünal to determine his well-being, and has asked […]

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Panel Examines New Laws in Russia (VIDEO)

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[nggallery id=55 template=bbg-carousel] The Broadcasting Board of Governors today hosted a panel discussion to examine the impact of several new, repressive Russian laws on freedom of expression and the operations of international organizations. The discussion, called “New Russian Laws – Tightening the Noose on Free […]

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Dana Perino to Leave the Broadcasting Board of Governors

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BBG Board member Dana Perino today told her colleagues that she would be leaving the Broadcasting Board of Governors at the end of the year. “As you know, ever since I moved to New York, I have not been able to participate as much as […]

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Watch Live: Panel on Russia Media Laws

Windows Media Broadband Live Link Windows Media Broadband On Demand Link The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) invites you to a roundtable discussion, New Russian Laws – Tightening the Noose on Free Speech? During the summer of 2012, the Russian parliament passed and President Putin signed […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi Visits the BBG

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[nggallery id=54 template=bbg-carousel] Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi visited the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) today, participating in interviews with Voice of America (VOA) and Radio Free Asia (RFA) and meeting with top agency officials. The Nobel Peace Prize winner praised BBG broadcasters […]

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TV Martí’s Coverage of the Death of Oswaldo Payá in Cuba (Video)

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The Office of Cuba Broadcasting’s TV Martí has provided comprehensive coverage of the death of Cuban opposition leader Oswaldo Payá in Cuba.

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