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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

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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Senator Lieberman Discusses Iran Sanctions with RFE/RL

In an exclusive interview on February 11, U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman told RFE/RL that he is introducing legislation to expose and punish Iranian government officials involved in the crackdown on dissent since last year

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Uzbek Service Investigates Company Owned by President’s Daughter

In February, the Uzbek Service broadcast the fruits of its lengthy investigation of the Abu Sahiy company, which is owned by President Karimov

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Iraqi Service Looks at Baghdad’s Liberty Square

In a radio report and an accompanying web article, the Iraqi Service told the story in February of Liberty Square in Baghdad, which has become the favorite place for journalists to get man-on-the-street opinions from the Iraqi people. What makes this development particularly poignant is […]

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Martis Provide Live Coverage of Dissident’s Funeral

Radio Marti provided exclusive live, on-the-scene coverage of the funeral of Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo. Radio and TV Mart

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Sec. Hillary Clinton Discusses Her Trip to the Middle East and the Iraqi Elections During an Interview on Alhurra Television

During an interview with Alhurra Television the United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discussed her trip to the Middle East, next steps in the Middle East peace process, escalating tensions between Israel and Syria, the Iraqi elections and the situation in Iran. The following […]

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RFA Covers China-Google Standoff

Help audiences in authoritarian countries understand the principles and practices of democratic, free and just Societies RFA Covers China-Google Standoff RFA

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Alhurra Lands interview with Secretary Clinton

Build on BBG reach and impact within the Muslim world Alhurra lands interview with Secretary Clinton During an interview with Alhurra Television the United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discussed her trip to the Middle East, next steps in the Middle East peace process, […]

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VOA Covers Haiti Earthquake from Numerous Perspectives

VOA Covers Haiti Earthquake from Numerous Perspectives After an initial surge of coverage to earthquake-stricken Haiti, VOA language services embarked on reporting the unfolding aftermath. French to Africa produced extensive coverage of Haiti for its French-speaking audiences, providing the latest developments by speaking with Creole […]

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RFE/RL Hosts Major Afghan Aid Conference in Prague

Broaden cooperation within U.S. public diplomacy More than 200 people from 41 countries involved with the “provincial reconstruction teams” (PRT) that provide the foundation for capacity building and economic development efforts in Afghanistan gathered in Prague at the end of January. RFE/RL hosted the final […]

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