The U.S. Agency for Global Media is an independent federal agency that seeks to inform, engage and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy.
Pavel Butorin is appointed Acting Director of Current Time, the 24/7 TV and digital network for Russian-speakers led by RFE/RL in cooperation with Voice of America.
Leaders from international public service broadcasters issue joint statement on threats to media freedom
Directors of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) (UK), ABC (Australia), Deutsche Welle (DW) (Germany), France Médias Monde (FMM) (France), NHK (Japan) and United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) (US) today said public service broadcasting faces ‘increasing threats’ and expressed concern about ‘troubling attacks‘ on journalists around the world. In… READ MORE
John F. Lansing, CEO of the United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM), and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Board of Directors, today announced the appointment of Daisy Sindelar as Vice President and Acting President of RFE/RL, effective December 7, 2018. Ms. Sindelar will work closely with Vice President and… READ MORE
VOA Turkish service reporters were outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence on Tuesday, May 16, when a brawl broke out between visiting Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s supporters and pro-Kurdish demonstrators calling for pro-Kurdish parliamentarian Selahattin Demirtas’ release from prison. Erdogan’s bodyguards were also involved in the scuffle. A number of people were injured and arrested. Washington D.C. metropolitan police barricaded the perimeter of the embassy to separate the groups. The…
Threats to Press
The U.S. Department of State has condemned “the selective targeting” of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in response to a July 5 ruling by a Moscow court finding that the media company failed to comply with requirements tied to its designation…
Libby Liu, President of Radio Free Asia, made the following statement today in response to the release of former RFA Khmer Service journalists Uon Chhin and Yeang Sothearin on bail in Phnom Penh. "We welcome their release, but we must…
Every week, more than 345 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 USAGM international broadcasters.
Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 275.2 million people around the world.
RFE/RL reaches 33.9 million people in 25 languages and in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and Ukraine.
OCB oversees the Martís–Radio and Television Martí and martinoticias.com–a one-of-a-kind service that brings unbiased, objective information to 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 trust RFA Khmer because RFA Khmer is working for the Cambodian people in order to know the truth.”
Listener from Phnom Penh, Cambodia