Burundi

VOA On the Front Lines of Political Crisis in Burundi

Voice of America is leading international coverage of the political upheaval in Burundi with on-the-scene reporting and new programming in Kirundi, Kinyarwanda, French, Swahili, and English.  Read More

 

April Board Meeting

Martís an Essential News Source in Cuba Amidst Policy Changes

“Our work in Cuba is important, perhaps now more than ever," said Chairman Shell. "Some may think our work there is done, but in many ways our work is just beginning.”  Read more

Iraq Gallup

In Iraq, TV Ubiquitous and Internet Use Rising

Amid major political transitions and conflict, Iraq remains a market dominated by TV. This is despite the attention given to ISIL’s use of Internet and new media, according to new data issued by the Broadcasting Board of Governors and Gallup. Read More

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

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

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

October Meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, in Prague, Czech Republic. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 3:30 a.m. (EDT). The BBG will be considering Board By-Laws, a Calendar Year 2011 meeting schedule, Strategy and Budget Committee recommendations, […]

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Russian Service Reports on Wildfires that Ravage Russia

When devastating wildfires spread across the western part of Russia, the Russian Service broadcast stories daily about the status of the blazes and the efforts to extinguish them. On August 2, for example, the Service

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BBG Chairman Isaacson Outlines Vision for International Broadcasting

Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Walter Isaacson laid out his vision for the future of U.S. international broadcasting in a keynote address as part of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s 60th Anniversary event on Sept. 28. “Our traditional role of delivering the news top down […]

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BBG Honors Employees

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) honored 96 employees for exemplary contributions during a Gold Medal Awards Ceremony on September 28.

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BBG Chairman Isaacson Outlines Vision for International Broadcasting

Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Walter Isaacson laid out his vision for the future of U.S. international broadcasting in a keynote address as part of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s 60th Anniversary event on Sept. 28. “Our traditional role of delivering the news top down […]

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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

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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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  • The Board

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