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

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

Sirius and Martis

SiriusXM Satellite Radio to Carry Radio Martí Programs

Two popular Radio Martí programs will now be available on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, thanks to an agreement between the Office of Cuba Broadcasting and National Latino Broadcasting. The arrangement provides another way for audiences in Cuba to receive balanced and unbiased news.  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

Afghan Service Covers Obama

Build on BBG Reach and Impact Within the Muslim World Afghan Service Covers Obama

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International Broadcasting Bureau Names Andre V. Mendes Director of Engineering

Andre V. Mendes has been named Director of Engineering and Technical Services for the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB), effective December 21, 2009. The IBB provides engineering support for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), which encompasses the Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty […]

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Martis Cover Arrests on Human Rights Day

Help Audiences in Authoritarian Countries Understand the Principles and Practices of Democratic, Free and Just Societies Martis Cover Arrests on Human Rights Day Radio and TV Marti provided coverage of the Cuban government arresting a number of dissidents and pro-government mobs disrupting a peaceful march […]

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Hausa Service Covers Airliner Bombing Attempt

Facilitate Citizen Discourse Hausa Service Covers Airliner Bombing Attempt VOA Hausa was a prime source of news for Nigerians wanting to learn more about Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian who has been accused of attempting to set off a bomb on a Christmas Day flight […]

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Radio Marti Interviews Retired General Barry McCaffrey

Engage the World in Conversation About America Radio Marti Interviews Retired General Barry McCaffrey Radio Marti interviewed Retired General Barry McCaffrey, former head of the Southern Command, former U.S. Drug Czar, and currently a CNN contributor. General McCaffrey, who favors improving ties with Cuba, was […]

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VOA

Optimize Broadcasting Operations VOA

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In December the RFE/RL Kyrgyz Service and its Staff Received a Host of Honors and Awards from the Journalism and NGO Communities.

Preserve Credibility and Ensure Overall Programming Excellence At Year

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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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  • The Board

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