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BBG Announces 2014 Burke Award Winners

The Broadcasting Board of Governors  announced the winners of the 2014 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Awards for exceptional integrity, bravery, and originality in reporting. More

Russia Clampdown

Russia Clamps Down Further on U.S. International Media

The Broadcasting Board of Governors has condemned a recent decision by Russian authorities to cut off all remaining radio transmissions by U.S. international media in Russia. More

Crimea Reality

BBG Networks Provide Coverage of Realities in Crimea and Ukraine

As the standoff in Crimea continues, the networks of the BBG are enhancing their coverage and distribution of programming to the volatile region. More

Venezuela

VOA and Martí Coverage of Venezuela Crisis Reaching Audiences Throughout Latin America

Despite the Venezuelan government’s threats to international media, the Voice of America and the Martís are providing unvarnished information about the persisting unrest. More

Mobile in Nigeria

VOA Adds 24/7 Mobile Stream in Nigeria

VOA has added a dynamic new 24/7 mobile phone stream, which features a fresh mix of Nigerian and American music, with the latest news, sports and entertainment updates. More

Afghan election

BBG Networks Cover Afghan Elections

As Afghans went to the polls on April 5, the networks of the BBG provided extensive coverage – during the campaigns, throughout Election Day, and immediately after. Read More

BBG Chair Interviewed on Alhurra

BBG Chairman Walter Isaacson appeared on Alhurra television on Tuesday, Sept. 8th in an interview following Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s annual Ramadan Iftar dinner, which was held at the State Department. When asked about his views on secretary’s speech regarding the pastor that wanted […]

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September Meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet on Friday, September 17, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The BBG will be considering BBG Governance Committee recommendations, the BBG’s research program and other business. The meeting is open via webcast to the public. The public […]

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Alhurra and Radio Sawa Provide Comprehensive Coverage of the Mideast Peace Summit

Alhurra Television and Radio Sawa provided extensive coverage of the Mideast Peace Summit in Washington D.C., as the U.S. mediated the first direct Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in nearly two years. This coverage included live broadcast of the Summit with simultaneous Arabic translation of the participants

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BBG Chairman to Speak at Radio Free Europe’s Anniversary Event

Walter Isaacson, Chairman, of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), and President and CEO, of The Aspen Institute will give the keynote speech at RFE’s 60th Anniversary Celebration on September 28, 2010 at 7:00 pm at The Newseum in Washington, D.C. Sixty years ago, RFE […]

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Statement from the BBG on the resignation of Pedro Roig, director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has accepted, with regret, the resignation of Pedro Roig, who has served for over seven years as director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB). The Board thanks Pedro for his leadership of Radio and TV Marti shepherding program […]

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BBG September Meetings

The Broadcasting Board of Governors will hold organizational meetings in Washington, D.C. on September 16 and 17. Additional information will be forthcoming.

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BBG Listening Tour

BBG chairman Walter Isaacson and BBG Governors Enders Wimbush, Victor Ashe, Susan McCue, Michael Meehan and Dennis Mulhaupt embarked on a listening tour of broadcasting entities Aug. 19-20. On Aug. 19, they held a Town Hall meeting with Voice of America, International Broadcasting Bureau and […]

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BBG August Meetings

The Governance Committee of the Broadcasting Board of Governors held its preliminary meeting on Wednesday, August 18 in Washington, D.C. The meeting was not open to the public. The Broadcasting Board of Governors had listening sessions with agency employees and other informal meetings on August […]

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Vice President Biden Swears in New Governors

Vice President Joe Biden participates in the ceremonial swearing-in of the Broadcast Board of Governors, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, July 29, 2010. Members being sworn in include Walter Isaacson, Victor Ashe, Susan McCue, Michael Meehan, Dennis Mulhaupt, Dana Perino and Enders Wimbush. (Official […]

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VOA and Pakistani Cable News Channel Unveils Joint TV Project

VOA and Express 24/7, a 24-hour English-language cable news channel in Pakistan, have launched a joint TV program on a trial basis called The Platform, which focuses on key issues in the U.S.-Pakistan relationship and the fight against terrorism. The twice-weekly 50-minute program, co-hosted from […]

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