Board Meeting (post)

BBG Welcomes New Members, Examines IBB

With the announcement of three new members, the Broadcasting Board of Governors met on December 18 at its Washington, D.C. headquarters to examine in detail the function, structure and activities of the International Broadcasting Bureau. More

Our Neighborhood

Cairo Comes To Life On Alhurra TV

Alhurra Television's new series Our Neighborhood, takes an in-depth look at the communities in Cairo, which is home to more than 18 million people.  Read More

Khadija

BBG Board Denounces Arrest of Khadija Ismayilova

“Khadija’s arrest is just another attempt by the Azeri government to silence its critics and restrict press freedom in Azerbaijan,” said Chairman Jeff Shell.  Read More

Storytelling Panel

BBG Hosts Panel on Storytelling in the Digital Age

Six award winning media executives, including Soledad O'Brien and Morgan Spurlock discussed engaging audiences in this standing room only event. More info

Audience

U.S. International Media Attract Record Audience Of 215 Million

The BBG’s networks draw a record-high audience of 215 million people each week, according to a new report. This includes noteworthy increases in competitive media markets, on television and online. Read More

Ebola

Ebola Experts And Survivors Address VOA Town Hall

VOA’s weekly television show Straight Talk Africa was the forum for a town hall meeting on Ebola. A live studio audience and viewer participation via social media created a dynamic environment for a wide-ranging discussion focused on the Ebola crisis in western Africa. Read More

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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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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    • Jeffrey Shell
    • Matt Armstrong
    • John Forbes Kerry
    • Michael P. Meehan
    • Kenneth Weinstein
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