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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

Veronique Rodman Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Veronique Rodman, a public relations specialist and former television producer, has been appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the bipartisan, nine-member board which supervises all U.S. nonmilitary international broadcasting. President Bush nominated Rodman to the BBG on October 24, 2003, and gave her […]

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U.S. Broadcasting to Afghanistan Connects Listeners to the Loya Jirga

Washington, D.C. – Dec. 22, 2003 – The Afghan services of the U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) are using call-in shows and live coverage to provide listeners with up-to-date news and information about the Loya Jirga assembly underway in the Afghan capital of Kabul. […]

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BBG in Iran: A Video

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has released a 3-minute video featuring U.S. international broadcasting – radio and satellite television – to Iran. Please click to view the video. The release features the Voice of America’s (VOA) Persian television programs News and Views, a daily […]

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VOA-TV Gains Large Audience in Iran

Voice of America’s (VOA) Persian television programs, including a daily show that focuses on sought-after news and information, are reaching a remarkable 12 percent of Iranians over the age of 18, a new survey shows. News and Views, a 30-minute program launched only three months […]

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Radio Sawa Is Number One In Iraq, New Survey Shows

Radio Sawa, the U.S. Government-funded, Arabic-language station, is the most popular international radio in Iraq’s three largest cities, with nearly half the residents tuning in on a weekly basis, a new survey shows. The survey, conducted by D3 Systems Inc., of Vienna, Va., in Baghdad, […]

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Radio Martí Transmits World Series Games Live to Cuba

Radio Martí will provide listeners in Cuba with live coverage of the 2003 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Florida Marlins starting this weekend. Beginning with tomorrow evening’s game from Yankee Stadium, Radio Martí will broadcast a live, play-by-play, Spanish-language feed of […]

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Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Statement on "Changing Minds, Winning Peace," A Report Released by The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) released the following statement on October 8, 2003 in response to the “Changing Minds, Winning Peace,” report by the commission’s Advisory Group on Public Diplomacy for the Arab and Muslim World. 1. The report demonstrates a fundamental misunderstanding of […]

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New Survey Numbers Confirm Radio Sawa’s Growth and Popularity in the Middle East

Washington, D.C., September 25, 2003 – Radio Sawa, the U.S. Government-funded Arabic language station, is the leading international broadcaster in all Middle Eastern countries surveyed, according to an ACNielsen survey released today. The station also scores high as a reliable source of news and is […]

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Media Advisory – Washington, DC

Media Advisory – Washington, DC U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors Holds News Conference To Unveil Survey Results of Radio Sawa in the Middle East; Plans for a Middle East Television Network What: The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal agency that oversees all U.S. […]

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Media Advisory – Los Angeles

U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors Holds News Conference To Unveil Survey Results of Radio Sawa in the Middle East; Plans for a Middle East Television Network   What: The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal agency that oversees all U.S. nonmilitary broadcasting, will release […]

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