Turkey Gallup

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Join BBG and Gallup for research briefing on news consumption habits and attitudes in Turkey, along with, for the first time, an in-depth look at the distinctive media consumption habits among Turkey’s Kurdish population. 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

Burke

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

Venezuela

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

New Persian-Language Radio Service Planned by Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Radio Farda – a new Persian-language radio station aimed at the broad mass of people under 30 in Iran – will begin broadcasting in December 2002, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has announced. “We need to reach out to the young people of Iran, […]

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Joaquin F. Blaya Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Joaquin F. Blaya of Miami, Fla., chairman and chief executive officer of Radio Unica Communications Corp., has been appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the bipartisan, nine-member board which supervises all non-military U.S. international broadcasting. “Joaquin Blaya brings to the board his broad […]

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Blanquita Walsh Cullum Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Blanquita Walsh Cullum, a radio broadcaster whose nationally syndicated program BQ View is carried coast-to-coast by the Radio America Network, has been appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the bipartisan, nine-member board which supervises all non-military U.S. international broadcasting. “Blanquita Cullum is an […]

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Four New Governors Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Four new governors — Joaquin F. Blaya, Blanquita W. Cullum, D. Jeffrey Hirschberg and Steven J. Simmons – are joining the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the nine-member, bipartisan body that oversees all non-military U.S. international broadcasting. “These new members bring to the board a […]

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D. Jeffrey Hirschberg Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

D. Jeffrey Hirschberg of Bethesda, Md., president of Hirschberg, PC and a consultant to Coudert Brothers (global legal affairs), has been appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the bipartisan, nine-member board which supervises all non-military U.S. international broadcasting. “Jeff Hirschberg brings to the […]

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Steven J. Simmons Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Washington, D.C., November 19, 2002 — Steven J. Simmons, a cable company executive, has been appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the bipartisan, nine-member board which supervises all non-military U.S. international broadcasting. “Steve Simmons brings broad experience in the disciplines of business and […]

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Radio Sawa Launches "Sawa Chat," New Interactive Program for Listeners in the Middle East; Radio Sawa’s News Credibility Grows

Washington, D.C., November 15, 2002 — Radio Sawa (www.radiosawa.com) has launched a new hourly, interactive feature, “Sawa Chat,” which allows listeners across the Middle East to express opinions on a variety of social issues. “It’s part of the ‘You listen to us, we listen to […]

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Research Shows Radio Sawa Surges in Middle East; Broadcasting Board of Governors Discuss Projects with Television Executives

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) today released its first survey showing Radio Sawa (www.radiosawa.com), the Arabic-language station created by U.S. international broadcasting six months ago, is the number one station among young people in Amman, Jordan. The survey, conducted by Edison Media Research of […]

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Broadcasting Board of Governors and Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan Sign U.S. – Afghanistan Radio Agreement

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and the Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan signed the U.S. – Afghanistan Radio Agreement today, paving the way for the installation of two medium-wave (AM) transmitters with nationwide reach in Afghanistan. Radio TV Afghanistan, operated by the Afghan government, […]

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West Coast News Conference on Radio Sawa

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (www.bbg.gov), the federal agency that supervises all non-military U.S. international broadcasting, will hold a news conference to unveil for the first time on the West Coast the story behind its music-driven Middle East Radio Network. The Arabic-language news and music […]

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