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BBC-BBG Joint Protest of Threats to the Independent Media in Iran
September 23, 2011
The U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG ) and the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) take the opportunity of this UN General Assembly to protest an escalating campaign by the Iranian government to silence independent media in Iran. Read More
BBG’s Commission on Innovation Holds First Meeting in New York
September 23, 2011
A newly-formed BBG Commission on Innovation launched on September 22 in New York City. The Commission brings together leaders who have proven success in digital media to help shape world-class platforms to reach U.S. international broadcasting’s unique overseas environments. Read More
The U.S. Ambassador to Libya Discusses the Situation in Libya on Radio Sawa
September 23, 2011
Radio Sawa conducted an interview with the US ambassador to Libya Gene Cretz to discuss major challenges and threats facing Libya and the role of the U.S. in building civil society in the country. Read More
Alhurra TV Nearly Doubles its Audience in Egypt
September 21, 2011
Alhurra’s weekly audience in Egypt jumped to nearly 8 million viewers according to the international research firm ACNielsen. The network’s viewership in Egypt rose from 3.9 million (7.5 percent) in 2010 to 7.7 million (14.7 percent) in 2011. Read More
Bassel Sabri Joins Alhurra’s Al Youm
September 19, 2011
Egyptian anchor Bassel Sabri joins Alhurra’s Al Youm today, Sept. 18th. He will co-anchor the magazine program with Engy Anwar from Al Youm’s main studios in Dubai. Read More
Washington Post Profiles VOA's "OMG! Meiyu" Webshow
September 16, 2011
The Washington Post reports on the viral popularity of VOA's new web video series "OMG! Meiyu," which gives Mandarin Chinese speakers a fun and accessible window into the colloquial side of American English. Read More
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BBG Condemns Threats to Press Freedom and Furthers Reform Efforts
September 15, 2011
At today's BBG meeting, the Board discussed and advanced plans to carry out a comprehensive reform for U.S. international broadcasting, and called public attention to a string of disturbing incidents of repression and intimidation perpetrated against BBG journalists in recent months. Read More
BBG Board Meeting, September 2011
September 15, 2011
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) met on Thursday, September 15 at BBG headquarters in Washington, D.C. to receive and consider a report from the BBG’s Governance Committee, including the revision of Agency grant agreements. Read More
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Statement of the Broadcasting Board of Governors: Recent Threats to Media Freedom
September 15, 2011
At its meeting on September 15, 2011, the BBG condemned a string of disturbing incidents of repression and intimidation perpetrated against BBG journalists in recent months in Nepal, Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Burma and elsewhere. Read More
VOA Exclusive: Aung San Suu Kyi Discusses Democratization in Burma
September 14, 2011
Burmese opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi says the release of political prisoners in Burma cannot be separated from the process of democratizing the country. Read More
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