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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

VOA Urdu Scoops Media in Pakistan

The former president of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, was in Seattle, Washington March 14 for a special address to the Pakistani diaspora. VOA Urdu was the only TV outlet granted access to the event, and it was therefore the only news source to get Musharraf

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VOA Launches Internet-Based English Lessons in Farsi

Farsi speakers have a new online destination to use to learn English. The Farsi-language version of goEnglish.me was launched March 20th as part of PNN

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SMS Initiative in Africa Attracting New Subscribers for VOA

Over the last several months the French, Hausa, Swahili and Zimbabwe services implemented an SMS initiative that brings Africa Division news alerts to Africa

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Major Pakistani TV Networks Carry Scoop by VOA Urdu Website

On February 27, VOA Urdu broke news of the identities of two Pakistani national cricket players under investigation for match-fixing. Shortly after the exclusive story was posted to the Urdu Service website, www.UrduVOA.com, almost all prominent media in Pakistan and India picked it up and […]

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Radio and TV Marti Provide Live Coverage of Solidarity March in Miami and Reaction in Cuba

Radio and TV Marti provided extensive live coverage as tens of thousands of people marched along Calle Ocho in Little Havana on March 25 in support of Cuba

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Alhurra Viewers Give Their Thoughts on the Humanitarian Crisis Facing Darfurian Refugees

Alhurra, the Arabic-language television network, invited viewers to participate in a live discussion regarding the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. On Friday, March 12th Alhurra rebroadcast its critically acclaimed documentary Konoungo: The Darfurian Exile followed by a live discussion of the documentary and the humanitarian crisis […]

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Alhurra and Radio Sawa To Provide Extensive Coverage of the Iraqi Elections

Alhurra Television and Radio Sawa will have comprehensive coverage of the historic Iraqi national parliamentary elections on Sunday, March 7, 2010. Both networks will have more than 35 correspondents throughout the country providing wide-ranging coverage of the election that will help determine the future of […]

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Alhurra’s Al Youm Celebrates Its One Year Anniversary

Alhurra, the Arabic-language television network, celebrates the one-year anniversary of its flagship program Al Youm (Arabic for Today) on Monday, March 8, 2010. Al Youm, which has been heralded for broadcasting simultaneously from five countries in three continents, brings together all areas of the Middle […]

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Ukrainian Service Delivers Rich, Multimedia Coverage of Presidential Election

Throughout January and February, the Ukrainian Service used audio, video, photos, Twitter, and even cartoons to provide its audiences with in-depth, multifaceted coverage of the presidential campaign and election. During the entire campaign, which culminated in February 7 with the second round of voting, the […]

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Radio Farda Broadcasts Special Programs for Revolution Anniversary

The most important event in February for the Radio Farda team was the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran on February 11.On this day the regime used everything at its disposal to mobilize pro-government rallies as a show of strength in support for […]

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