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

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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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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  • The Board

    • Jeffrey Shell
    • Dr. Leon Aron
    • Matt Armstrong
    • Michael Kempner
    • John Forbes Kerry
    • Michael P. Meehan
    • Kenneth Weinstein
    • vacant