Gallu Event – Women in Africa

Women and Media: Africa in Focus

Join the BBG and Gallup for a discussion about women’s media consumption habits across Africa, and how those choices impact their lives. Read More

Kurdish Partnership

VOA Partners with NRT TV in Iraqi Kurdistan

Voice of America’s Kurdish-language TV program is now airing on the regional NRT TV, one of the most popular channels in Iraqi Kurdistan.  More

Development

BBG Provides Media Training to Reporters in Nile River Basin

Twenty-three journalists from 11 countries in the Nile Basin participated in a week long training on reporting environmental stories and learning more about how the Nile River connects their countries. More

Turkey Gallup

New Research Findings on Turkey Reveal Kurdish Media Habits

“Looking at the media environment today in Turkey, it is clear that the Voice of America is still critically needed,” said BBG Governor Ken Weinstein. 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

Testimony of Pedro Roig, Director, Office of Cuba Broadcasting, Before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Committee on International Relations, U.S. House of Representatives

  Testimony of Pedro Roig Director Office of Cuba Broadcasting Before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee on International Relations U.S. House of Representatives June 11, 2003     Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee, I am Pedro Roig, Director of the Office […]

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BBG Chairman Kenneth Y. Tomlinson Testimony Before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere,Committee on International Relations,U.S. House of Representatives

Kenneth Y. Tomlinson Chairman, Broadcasting Board of Governors Testimony Before the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee on International Relations U.S. House of Representatives June 11, 2003             Mr. Chairman:  I want to thank you and your Committee for holding this hearing and giving us […]

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Radio Sawa Expands Coverage Inside Iraq

Radio Sawa, the Arabic-language music, news and information service, has increased the number of correspondents and the amount of news coverage inside Iraq as it marks the first-year anniversary of broadcasting information tailored specifically for Iraqis. Since the fall of Saddam Hussein

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China’s Control of News and Information May Have Worsened SARS Epidemic, Broadcasters Say

Washington, D.C. June 5, 2003 – China’s control of news and information prevented people from receiving information about SARS and may have worsened the epidemic, U.S. international broadcasters told a federal commission today. “To this day, China’s statistics remain dubious and not credible,” Jay Henderson, […]

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Opening Remarks on “Celebrating Our Diversity” Ceremony, May 28th, 2003, by Seth Cropsey, Director, International Broadcasting Bureau

THE ENDS OF DIVERSITY It is a great pleasure for me to have this opportunity to speak on Diversity Day and to share some thoughts about the important role diversity plays in American history and in our daily lives. America has always been a diverse […]

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Iran Blocks Radio Farda,Voice of America Persian Websites

The Iranian government is blocking the websites of Voice of America (VOA) Persian (www.voanews.com/Persian) and Radio Farda (www.radiofarda.com) to prevent Iran

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New Radio Transmitters in Afghanistan Reach Nationwide

Two 400 kilowatt transmitters installed by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) are operating in Afghanistan, giving the country nationwide, medium-wave (AM) radio service for the first time. The transmitters are especially significant because they will allow programs to reach all listeners in Afghanistan. One […]

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U.S. International Broadcasting Starts Transmissions In Northern Iraq

Radio Sawa, the Arabic language station, has begun broadcasting 24 hours a day from FM transmitters in Erbil and Sulaimanya, two cities in Northern Iraq, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) announced today. Voice of America (VOA) Kurdish and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Arabic, […]

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President Appoints Pedro Roig Director of Cuba Broadcasting

Washington, D.C., April 1, 2003

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OCB Chief Lew Announces Resignation

Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB) Director Salvador Lew announced his resignation today in a letter to President Bush. Lew said his resignation was prompted by health reasons, according to Broadcasting Board of Governors’ Chairman Kenneth Y. Tomlinson who thanked Lew for his service. Fernando Rojas, […]

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