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

March BBG Highlights Showcases Monthly Achievements

The latest edition of BBG Highlights is available to download. Stories inlude: -Alhurra launches major new television show, Al Youm, originating simultaneously from five countries on three continents. -BBG broadcasters marked the 30th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution on Feb. 12. -President Obama’s direct Nowruz […]

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Radio Marti Highlights the Plight of Political Prisoners in Cuba

Miami, Florida, March 23, 2009 – Radio Marti’s special coverage of the sixth anniversary of “The Black Spring” included extensive interviews with political prisoners, their families and activists around the world about the plight of 75 dissidents arrested in Cuba in 2003. “I will not […]

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U.S. Official Discusses U.S. Ties with Syria During an Interview with Alhurra Television

Following his recent trip to Syria, U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman discussed the U.S.

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Today is Like No Other as Al Youm Launches on Alhurra

Today is Like No Other as Al Youm Launches on Alhurra (Springfield, Va.)

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Members of Congress Discuss President Obama’s Speech and the Republican Response on Alhurra TV

(Springfield, Va.)

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Members of Congress Discuss President Obama’s Speech and the Republican Response on Alhurra TV

(Springfield, Va.)

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Statement from the Broadcasting Board of Governors and the Voice of America on the Murder of Said Tahlil Ahmed

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and the Voice of America (VOA) condemn the senseless murder of Said Tahlil Ahmed, Director of HornAfrik, a Somali media network. Mr. Ahmed was gunned down today in Mogadishu’s Bakara market. “Targeting journalists such as Said Tahlil Ahmed has […]

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BBG Broadcasters Engage Global Audiences in Inauguration Coverage

Audiences around the world will have front-row seats to the Presidential Inauguration on January 20 through radio, television and online coverage by Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) broadcasters. BBG journalists will report from throughout Washington, D.C. to capture the elaborate preparations, the opening celebration, the […]

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BBG Deplores Decision by Azerbaijan Authorities to Take VOA, RFE/RL and BBC Off FM and Television

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) deplores today’s decision by the Azeri National TV-Radio Council to ban all international broadcasters, including RFE/RL, VOA, and BBC, from the domestic airwaves effective January 1. “The people of Azerbaijan are the real losers,” said D. Jeffrey Hirschberg, a […]

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Remarks by D. Jeffrey Hirschberg, Governor, Broadcasting Board of Governors, marking the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Thank you Steve. It’s a delight for me to be here on behalf of the Broadcasting Board of Governors today to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. My father raised me to be a rag salesman, although it didn’t quite […]

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  • The Board

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