Turkey Gallup

New Research Findings on Turkey Reveal Kurdish Media Habits

“Looking at the media environment today in Turkey, it is clear that the Voice of America is still critically needed,” said BBG Governor Ken Weinstein. More

Board Meeting

Board Explores Strategy for Engaging Cuban Audiences

The Broadcasting Board of Governors met on June 20 at the Office of Cuba Broadcasting to examine opportunities for the Martís and their impact as Cuba experiments with incremental change while remaining the most isolated country in the Western hemisphere. More

Iraqi violence

BBG Networks Provide Critical Coverage of Crisis in Iraq and the Region

This interactive map provides an example of the breadth of early reporting in Iraq and the region by MBN, RFE/RL and VOA. Read More

Haiti Prez

Haitian President Appears on VOA Creole Programs

Haitian President Michel Martelly visited VOA Creole to talk about the future of Haiti, its growth, defense and its future. More


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


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

BBG Chairman Kenneth Y. Tomlinson Testimony on Feb. 10, 2004

Testimony of Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, Chairman Broadcasting Board of Governors before the Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations Committee on Government Reform February 10, 2004 Mr. Chairman, we greatly appreciate this Subcommittee

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Alhurra: New Arabic-language Satellite Television Station, Launched February 14, 2004

Alhurra, a new Arabic-language satellite television network, began broadcasting to millions of viewers in 22 countries across the Middle East on February 14, 2004. Alhurra (Arabic for “The Free One”) is devoted primarily to news and information. In addition to reporting on regional and international […]

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Iranians See Rare TV Footage of Abuses Inside Iran

Iranians saw riot police attack student demonstrators and heard student leaders talk of imprisonment and torture when U.S. international broadcasting’s Persian-language show, News and Views, reported on a PBS exclusive program. News and Views, a daily, live, 30-minute Voice of America (VOA) TV show, showed […]

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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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