In December 2017, the Board issued an agency-wide policy statement on the prohibition of harassment that reaffirmed its commitment to provide a work environment free from harassment or intimidation.

BBG meeting focuses on innovative programs

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors met to discuss updates on programming initiatives including Russia and the Maghreb as well as special reporting on Boko Haram.

BBG announces new Acting Board Chairman

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) today announced the unanimous election of Kenneth Weinstein, who has served as a Board Member since October 2013, to the position of Acting Board Chairman, effective immediately. Mr. Weinstein takes over the position from Mr. Jeff Shell, who served as Chairman of the Board since August 2013. Mr. Shell, the Chairman of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, will continue to serve as a Board Member.