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 […]
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 […]
Following his recent trip to Syria, U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman discussed the U.S.
Today is Like No Other as Al Youm Launches on Alhurra (Springfield, Va.)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]