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BBG Broadcasters include Voice of America, Middle East Broadcasting Networks' Alhurra and Radio Sawa, Radio Free Asia, Radio and TV Marti, and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

BBG Global Audience Estimated at 175 Million Weekly

[ 0 ] November 14, 2012

The BBG has released its weekly audience estimate for 2012. Combined, BBG broadcasters reach 175 million people each week with gains in Iran, Libya, and Ethiopia; losses in Indonesia…

A packed classroom for VOA journalism trainer Bart Childs (upper left) in Burma.

BBG On The Ground: Journalism Training In Burma

[ 0 ] October 12, 2012

Both Voice of America and Radio Free Asia have experts on the ground this week training journalists in Burma – another sign of the increasing openness in the country…

BBG Media Survey In Burma Shows FM Up, AM Down; Mobile Nascent

BBG Media Survey In Burma Shows FM Up, AM Down; Mobile Nascent

[ 0 ] September 21, 2012

With the Burmese government opening up the media environment, fresh data shows that audiences are on the move – suggesting that a change in programming tactics may be necessary as competition increases…

BBG Broadcasters Migrate To Shared Web Publishing Platform: Save $1 Million

BBG Broadcasters Migrate To Shared Web Publishing Platform: Save $1 Million

[ 0 ] September 17, 2012

Four of the five BBG broadcasters have now migrated to the same web publishing platform – developed by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty – saving more than $1 million a year…

More Than 3 of 4 Tibetans See Word-of-Mouth as Most Reliable Information Source

More Than 3 of 4 Tibetans See Word-of-Mouth as Most Reliable Information Source

[ 0 ] August 2, 2012

In a recent survey of traveling Tibetans, the BBG found that significant distrust of Chinese media, along with other factors, drives word-of-mouth to the top of the list of reliable information sources…

More Internet Regulations on the Way in China and Russia

More Internet Regulations on the Way in China and Russia

[ 0 ] July 16, 2012

China and Russia introduce new laws and regulations for the web. While at first glance appearing benign, activists fear a slippery slope and chilling effect…

Cambodia Shuts Down International Broadcasters in Advance of Election

Cambodia Shuts Down International Broadcasters in Advance of Election

[ 0 ] June 5, 2012

The Khmer language services of the BBG’s Voice of America and Radio Free Asia were pulled from the air without notice this past weekend in advance of national commune elections…

2011 BBG Annual Report Released

2011 BBG Annual Report Released

[ 0 ] April 16, 2012

The Broadcasting Board of Governors has released its 2011 Annual Report, summarizing the activities of U.S. international broadcasting over the past year. Download it here…

CCTV America: News or Propaganda? [Video]

CCTV America: News or Propaganda? [Video]

[ 0 ] March 30, 2012

PBS’ Newshour examined CCTV’s ramped up U.S. operation, focusing a portion of the piece on suspect journalistic integrity. But Newshour also left out one fact – it’s not a level playing field…

The BBG: One Organization, Many Brands

The BBG: One Organization, Many Brands

[ 0 ] March 19, 2012

“One organization, many brands” is integral to the BBG’s new strategy, Impact through Innovation, and Integration. The ability to have multiple brands offers several advantages…