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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 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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Alhurra Interviews Iraqi Leaders

Since the Iraqi election, Alhurra has covered the political statements through news packages, interviews and discussion shows such as Free Hour, All Directions, In Iraqi and Iraq Today. Alhurra’s coverage provides the viewer objective and accurate information not available on the Iraq indigenous news channels. […]

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Kyrgyz Service Spearheads RFE/RL Coverage of Ethnic Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz Service Spearheads RFE/RL Coverage of Ethnic Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan When ethnic violence erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan in June, RFE/RL used radio, television, and the Internet to cover every angle of the story. With its on-the-ground presence, the Kyrgyz Service spearheaded RFE/RL

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RFA’s Cantonese Service Obtains Proof of Nuclear Leak

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Remarks by BBG Chairman Walter Isaacson about Former Governors

Remarks as prepared We are gathered today to learn from you, the former members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. It is also an occasion to honor the service of the four most recent departing members of the Board. We are grateful to you for […]

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Remarks by BBG Chairman Walter Isaacson about Former Governors

Remarks as prepared We are gathered today to learn from you, the former members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. It is also an occasion to honor the service of the four most recent departing members of the Board. We are grateful to you for […]

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Vice President to Swear in New Governors

On July 29, 2010, the new governors of the Broadcasting Board of Governors will be sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden in a ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

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New Board to Hold Meeting

The Broadcasting Board of Governors will hold preliminary organizational meetings in Washington DC on July 29 and 30 and a formal meeting of the Board on July 30. The meetings will focus on organizational and predecisional discussions and, therefore, will not be open to the […]

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