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

BBG Listening Tour

BBG chairman Walter Isaacson and BBG Governors Enders Wimbush, Victor Ashe, Susan McCue, Michael Meehan and Dennis Mulhaupt embarked on a listening tour of broadcasting entities Aug. 19-20. On Aug. 19, they held a Town Hall meeting with Voice of America, International Broadcasting Bureau and […]

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BBG August Meetings

The Governance Committee of the Broadcasting Board of Governors held its preliminary meeting on Wednesday, August 18 in Washington, D.C. The meeting was not open to the public. The Broadcasting Board of Governors had listening sessions with agency employees and other informal meetings on August […]

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Vice President Biden Swears in New Governors

Vice President Joe Biden participates in the ceremonial swearing-in of the Broadcast Board of Governors, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, July 29, 2010. Members being sworn in include Walter Isaacson, Victor Ashe, Susan McCue, Michael Meehan, Dennis Mulhaupt, Dana Perino and Enders Wimbush. (Official […]

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VOA and Pakistani Cable News Channel Unveils Joint TV Project

VOA and Express 24/7, a 24-hour English-language cable news channel in Pakistan, have launched a joint TV program on a trial basis called The Platform, which focuses on key issues in the U.S.-Pakistan relationship and the fight against terrorism. The twice-weekly 50-minute program, co-hosted from […]

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Alhurra Interviews Iraqi Leaders

Since the Iraqi election, Alhurra has covered the political statements through news packages, interviews and discussion shows such as Free Hour, All Directions, In Iraqi and Iraq Today. Alhurra’s coverage provides the viewer objective and accurate information not available on the Iraq indigenous news channels. […]

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Kyrgyz Service Spearheads RFE/RL Coverage of Ethnic Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz Service Spearheads RFE/RL Coverage of Ethnic Violence in Southern Kyrgyzstan When ethnic violence erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan in June, RFE/RL used radio, television, and the Internet to cover every angle of the story. With its on-the-ground presence, the Kyrgyz Service spearheaded RFE/RL

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RFA’s Cantonese Service Obtains Proof of Nuclear Leak

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Remarks by BBG Chairman Walter Isaacson about Former Governors

Remarks as prepared We are gathered today to learn from you, the former members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. It is also an occasion to honor the service of the four most recent departing members of the Board. We are grateful to you for […]

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Remarks by BBG Chairman Walter Isaacson about Former Governors

Remarks as prepared We are gathered today to learn from you, the former members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. It is also an occasion to honor the service of the four most recent departing members of the Board. We are grateful to you for […]

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Vice President to Swear in New Governors

On July 29, 2010, the new governors of the Broadcasting Board of Governors will be sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden in a ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

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  • The Board

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