FY2016 Budget

BBG 2016 Budget Request Calls for Expansion in Key Markets and Technologies

The BBG is seeking $751.5 million to increase global engagement, move more aggressively into television and digital media, and support high priority audiences. Read More

Iraq Gallup

Channeling Iraq: Media Consumption Across the Country

The Broadcasting Board of Governors and Gallup invite you to attend a research briefing on media use in Iraq. Speakers will draw on recent BBG data to assess the role of different media platforms in Iraq as well as review attitudinal data from the Gallup World Poll. Read More

Media Impact on Health

Media Impact on Health Behaviors Around the World

The BBG and Voice of America, in partnership with the USAID, held a panel discussion on the impact and value of communication in advancing the health of people globally. Read more

Khadija

Azerbaijan Doubles Journalist’s Jail Time

“The extension of her sentence can only be interpreted as an act of revenge by Azeri authorities against the country’s leading investigative reporter,” said Nenad Pejic, RFE/RL editor in chief and co-CEO.  Read More

Sirius and Martis

SiriusXM Satellite Radio to Carry Radio Martí Programs

Two popular Radio Martí programs will now be available on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, thanks to an agreement between the Office of Cuba Broadcasting and National Latino Broadcasting. The arrangement provides another way for audiences in Cuba to receive balanced and unbiased news.  Read More

 

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

BBG Chair to Speak at RFE/RL’s 60th Anniversary

RFE/RL will mark its 60th anniversary Sept. 28 with an event at the Newseum. As part of the celebration, BBG chairman Walter Isaacson will give a speech discussing his vision for U.S. international broadcasting. The event begins at 6:30 p.m., with remarks starting at 7:00. […]

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RFA’s Tibetan Service Breaks Story on Crackdown

RFA

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Lobo Appointed Director of International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB)

President Barack Obama has appointed Richard M. Lobo as director of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB), following Lobo’s confirmation by the U.S. Senate. “We are excited to have Dick in this important position as the Broadcasting Board of Governors begins a comprehensive review of its […]

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Flooding in Pakistan Focus of VOA’s South Asia Division

Flooding in Pakistan Focus of VOA

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BBG Opens Board Meeting for First Time Via Webcast

On Friday, September 17th, for the first time ever, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) opened its meeting to the public via webcast. During the meeting, the BBG discussed BBG Governance Committee recommendations, the BBG

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BBG Meeting Webcast

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) met on Friday, September 17, 2010, in Washington, D.C. To watch a recording of the meeting, click here.

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September Meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet on Friday, September 17, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The BBG will be considering BBG Governance Committee recommendations, the BBG

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BBG Chair Interviewed on Alhurra

BBG Chairman Walter Isaacson appeared on Alhurra television on Tuesday, Sept. 8th in an interview following Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s annual Ramadan Iftar dinner, which was held at the State Department. When asked about his views on secretary’s speech regarding the pastor that wanted […]

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  • The Board

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