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

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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VOA Adds Two New Thai Affiliates

Optimize broadcasting operations Two new Thai FM affiliates signed with VOA in January: Nong Pai Community Radio, FM 94 in Petchaboon Province (North-Central Thailand) and CZA Radio Phuket FM 89.5 in Phuket Province.

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Guatemalan President Praises Efforts to Counter Drug Trafficking

Engage the world in conversation about America In an exclusive Feb. 19 interview with VOA, Guatemala President Alvaro Colom discussed his outlook on U.S.-Guatemala relations during an exclusive interview on Foro Interamericano, VOA’s weekly Spanish news magazine. Colom praised U.S. cooperation with Latin American countries […]

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VOA Ukrainian Service Highlights Elections

Facilitate citizen discourse VOA Ukrainian Service Highlights Elections VOA’s Ukrainian Service provided extensive coverage of the country

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  • The Board

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