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“I was surprised how Alhurra TV addressed this issue in a daring way … Alhurra TV shows the truth as seen by the people.”
Alhurra-Iraq viewerFollowing the airing of an episode of Raise Your Voice’s Your Question about corruption, extremism and terrorism
Confirmation that the blogger and contributor to the Ukrainian Service, who first went missing on June 2, is being held by separatists in the war-torn region came via a former Ukrainian lawmaker.
Saparmamed Nepeskuliev disappeared two years ago this week and remains in a remote prison serving a three-year sentence on charges that human rights groups and a U.N. panel have denounced as politically motivated.
The BBG 2016 annual report provides a snapshot of the growing impact that U.S. international media has on audiences. Visit the report’s companion website at 2016.BBG.gov to read content from the report and additional highlights of the impactful work our networks produced in 2016. DOWNLOAD THE PDF »
Every week, more than 278 million million listeners, viewers and Internet users around the world turn on, tune in and log onto U.S. international broadcasting programs. The day-to-day broadcasting activities are carried out by the individual BBG international broadcasters.
Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 47 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 236.6 million people around the world.
RFE/RL reaches 26.9 million people in 26 languages and in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and Ukraine.
OCB oversees Radio and Television Martí at its headquarters in Miami, Florida. Combined with the online platform, martinoticias.com, the Martís are a one-of-a-kind service that brings unbiased, objective information to all Cubans.
RFA journalists provide uncensored, fact-based news to citizens of these countries, among the world’s worst media environments.
MBN is the non-profit news organization that operates Alhurra Television, Radio Sawa and MBN Digital reaching audiences in 22 countries across the Middle East and North Africa.
“I liked best the program on Kosovo youth who are faced with ISIL and a lack of job prospects because I thought such issues were only faced by Somali youth.”
Somali businessman, 29VOA Somali Qubanaha viewer for two years