RFE/RL journalists stripped of accreditation in Tajikistan

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Tajik authorities revoked the accreditation of six members of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Tajik Service on Friday, November 25, the latest act in a series of incidents targeting the company’s reporting inside the country.

A record for Voice of America’s global audience growth

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Voice of America’s global weekly audience hit a record in 2016, surpassing every projection and growing by nearly 50 million — the largest jump ever in a single year. Now 236.6 million people around the world consume VOA’s programs, compared to 187.7 million in 2015, according to new figures released November 15 by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal entity that oversees all U.S. civilian international media, including the Voice of America.