Broadcasting Board of Governors

Alhurra reporter along the Jordanian border, reporting on Syrian refugees

The mission of the Broadcasting Board of Governors is to inform, engage, and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. The agency’s mission is reinforced by those of the individual broadcasters that are overseen by the BBG. LEARN MORE »

RFE/RL

“Ukrainians who want to learn more about real life in Russia can draw information from [Current Time]. In programs like Unknown Russia, Signs of Life, and Russia & Me, it’s possible to see the real, and not fabricated, country.”

Inna Dolzhenkova, columnistIn an article for Detector Media, one of Ukraine’s most popular media watchdogs, translated from Ukrainian

Azerbaijani court blocks RFE/RL website

A district court in Baku ruled in favor of a lawsuit blocking access within Azerbaijan to the website of RFE/RL’s Azerbaijani Service, Radio Azadliq.

From the CEO

Statement by CEO John F. Lansing for 2017 World Press Freedom Day

John LansingIt cannot be denied that access to free and open information makes societies safer, more tolerant and more resilient. But global press freedom is at its lowest point in over a decade. READ MORE »

Our networks

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

Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 236.6 million people around the world.

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

RFE/RL reaches 26.9 million people in 26 languages and in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and Ukraine.

Office of Cuba Broadcasting

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.

Radio Free Asia

RFA journalists provide uncensored, fact-based news to citizens of these countries, among the world’s worst media environments.

Middle East Broadcasting Networks

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.

OCB

“Keep informing the Cuban people as you have done all these years. Thanks to all, from a Cuban eager to know the truth.”

Martí Noticias Facebook followerComment posted during coverage of President Obama’s visit to Havana