Board meeting, April 11, 2014


Date: April 11, 2014

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Location: Broadcasting Board of Governors headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Agenda: In addition to board business, the meeting included an in-depth examination of Radio Free Asia, a panel discussion on the agency’s Internet anti-censorship efforts and a briefing on U.S. international media’s response to the crisis in Ukraine.


The Board voted to amend the agenda to include discussion of U.S. international media strategy toward Iran. A record of the board decision can be found here.

Other documents:

Minutes of February 25, 2014

Policy Statement on Prohibition of Harassment

Record of Decisions 4-11-2014

Resolution for a Code of Conduct

Resolution for David Burke Awards

Resolution USIM Iran Strategy

Updated Resolution Non-Disclosure Deliberative Information Policy

Minutes of April 11, 2014

Press Release

WASHINGTON (April 11, 2014) — At its April meeting, the Broadcasting Board of Governors took an in-depth look at the activities and accomplishments of Radio Free Asia, examining its impact and discussing RFA’s role in U.S. international media. The BBG also discussed its networks’ response to the crisis in Ukraine, Internet anti-censorship initiatives, and its strategy toward Iran.

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