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

VOA Dissidents

Tribute to Heroes of Soviet Dissident Movement on VOA

Voice of America released Political Dissent in Russia: Past & Present, the first English-language episode of a documentary series on the Soviet dissidents and human rights activists who played a crucial role in ending the Cold War. Read More

Board Meeting (pre)

BBG Welcomes New CEO, Reviews VOA Operations

“I feel really good about where we are headed,” said Chairman Jeff Shell at the February 18 meeting. “Our new board members each bring their own expertise, and Andy is an icon in the news business who understands the essence of what we do – the content.” Read More

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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Statement of Broadcasting Board of Governors on Reports about Arabic TV Broadcasts

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is posting three recent reports about Alhurra Television, the BBG’s Arabic-language television service to the Middle East. Reports by the University of Southern California, Annenberg School; by a professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism; and by […]

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Panel Discusses Emerging Media Model for International News Coverage

Listen to MP3 audio Watch WinMedia Broadband Watch WinMedia Dial-up Watch Real Media Broadband Watch Real Media Dial-up Washington, DC, December 10, 2008 — As mainstream media retrenches from international news coverage, a new breed of citizen journalist is stepping in to fill parts of […]

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Letter to the Public Diplomacy Council from the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ Spokesperson

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) takes sharp exception to many points in “Reforming U.S. International Broadcasting for a New Era,” a statement issued by the Public Diplomacy Council (PDC) on November 17. It is false to claim that the BBG has acted in any […]

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  • The Board

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