Board Meeting (pre)

BBG Welcomes New CEO, Reviews VOA Operations

“I feel really good about where we are headed,” said Chairman Jeff Shell at the February 18 meeting. “Our new board members each bring their own expertise, and Andy is an icon in the news business who understands the essence of what we do – the content.” 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

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

 

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

Threats to Journalists

VOA Somali Stringer Released From Jail On Jan. 6, authorities in the semi-autonomous Somali region of Puntland freed VOA Somali stringer Mohamed Yasin Isahaq. He had been held without charges since Dec. 20, when members of the Puntland Intelligence Services took him into custody. VOA […]

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Broadcasting Board of Governors’ Statement on Interference with Broadcasts to Iran

The Broadcasting Board of Governors condemns the latest efforts of the Iranian Government and its associates to interfere and censor the free flow of objective news and information to the Iranian people. By monitoring satellite signals, BBG’s technical experts have determined that on December 27, […]

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Alhurra’s Ahmad Arram Honored by the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory for "Courage in Journalism" Award

Alhurra-Iraq’s Correspondent Ahmad Arram was given the “Courage in Journalism” Award by the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory in Iraq for his reporting on alleged fraudulent land deals being facilitated by the Iraqi government. Mr. Arram’s report, which aired on Oct. 12, 2009, focused on approximately 600,000 […]

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Radio Free Afghanistan Interviews Secretary of State Clinton

Build on BBG Reach and Impact within the Muslim WorldRadio Free Afghanistan Interviews Secretary of State Clinton In an exclusive interview with Radio Free Afghanistan on Nov. 19, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed guarded optimism about Afghan President Hamid Karzai

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Henry Kissinger, Former Secretary of State, Talks with VOA Russian

Help Audiences in Authoritarian Countries Understand the Principles and Practices of Democratic, Free and Just Societies Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of State, Talks with VOA Russian In mid-November, VOA

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VOA Mobile Services Continue to Expand

Employ Modern Communication techniques and TechnologiesVOA Mobile Services Continue to Expand As people turn to mobile devices for news and information, Voice of America is ramping up delivery of SMS

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RFA Uyghur Interviews Former Guantanamo Detainees

Facilitate Citizen DiscourseRFA Uyghur Interviews Former Guantanamo Detainees RFA’s Uyghur Service

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President Obama in East Asia

Engage the World in a Conversation About AmericaPresident Obama in East Asia President Obama

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English Web site Launches on New CMS

Optimize Broadcasting Operations English Web site Launches on New CMS The Office of New Media launched the freshly-designed English Web site on the new content management system, Clickability. This was a major undertaking, given the volume of content involved in the migration to the new […]

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RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani Service Wins Major Award for Political Coverage

Preserve Credibility and Ensure Overall Programming Excellence RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani Service Wins Major Award for Political Coverage RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani Service (Radio Azadliq) won one of journalism’s most prestigious awards for its coverage of Azerbaijan’s controversial March referendum. At a gala dinner in London, Radio Azadliq accepted […]

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  • The Board

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