DPRK Test

BBG Networks Provide Crucial Information on North Korea Nuclear Tests

For many in North Korea, VOA and RFA are the only source of accurate and reliable information in the press-restricted country. Read More

 

Suadi-Iran

BBG Networks Provide Critical Information On Iranian-Saudi Crisis

VOA, RFE/RL and MBN are providing comprehensive Persian, Arabic and English language coverage on the soaring tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia.  Read More

Burke Award Ceremony

David Burke Awards Ceremony

On Wednesday, December 16, the BBG presented its highest recognition, the David Burke Awards, at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Watch the ceremony here

SFRC

BBG Leaders Urge Senate Committee To Target Smart Reform Of U.S. International Media

Chairman Shell, Governor Weinstein and CEO Lansing testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to discuss the importance of U.S. international media and options for reform. Read More.

Global Audience Estimate

U.S. International Media Attracts Record Audience of 226 Million

The increase includes substantial gains in digital and television audiences in highly competitive media markets that are of strategic importance to the United States. Read More

Khadija Imprisoned

BBG Denounces Sentencing of Azeri Journalist 

BBG Chairman Jeff Shell called the verdict appalling and said, "This sentence is clearly retribution for Khadija exposing government corruption and sends a warning shot to other journalists in the country."  Read More

Board Expresses Grave Concern for VOA Journalist Abdumalik Boboev

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) expressed grave concern for Abdumalik Boboev, a journalist for the Voice of America, as he is on trial in Uzbekistan. At its meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, the BBG discussed the fate of Abdumalik Boboev, who is on trial […]

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Board Expresses Grave Concern for VOA Journalist Abdumalik Boboev

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) met on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, in Prague, Czech Republic, at the broadcast headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. At the meeting, the Board voted to approve Board By-Laws, a schedule for meetings in 2011, and recommendations of the […]

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BBG October 2010 Meeting Video

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) met on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, in Prague, Czech Republic. You can watch the open session of the meeting using the link below. Windows Media Broadband On Demand Link

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BBG Governors Hold News Conference with Georgian Media

BBG Governors Victor Ashe and Dennis Mulhaupt held a news conference with local media during their visit today to the Georgian capitol of Tbilisi. Ashe and Mulhaupt, who also serves as chair of RFE’s corporate board, were joined at the press conference by RFE President […]

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October Meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet on Wednesday, October 13, 2010, in Prague, Czech Republic. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 3:30 a.m. (EDT). The BBG will be considering Board By-Laws, a Calendar Year 2011 meeting schedule, Strategy and Budget Committee recommendations, […]

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Russian Service Reports on Wildfires that Ravage Russia

When devastating wildfires spread across the western part of Russia, the Russian Service broadcast stories daily about the status of the blazes and the efforts to extinguish them. On August 2, for example, the Service

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BBG Chairman Isaacson Outlines Vision for International Broadcasting

Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Walter Isaacson laid out his vision for the future of U.S. international broadcasting in a keynote address as part of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s 60th Anniversary event on Sept. 28. “Our traditional role of delivering the news top down […]

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BBG Honors Employees

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) honored 96 employees for exemplary contributions during a Gold Medal Awards Ceremony on September 28.

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    Investigative journalist and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova was arrested and detained on Dec 5, 2014. On Sept 1, 2015 she was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison.


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