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 »
“VOA Afrique is the site that provides the right information from around the world. I listen to radio VOA Afrique each day to follow the good works that God blesses or curses us.”
VOA Afrique Facebook follower in Mali
A video, captured by VOA Turkish, of a brawl that broke out between visiting Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s supporters and pro-Kurdish demonstrators circulated quickly online and reached 3 million people in the first 12 hours after it was posted online.
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.
It 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 »
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 45 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