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.
USAGM networks provided comprehensive coverage of the 2019 State of the Union with live, simultaneous translation of the President's speech and the Democratic response along with expert analysis on topics of special interest to each region's audiences.
Current Time, the 24/7 Russian-language network, has seen explosive growth on digital platforms that are expanding the channel’s audiences and impact as it marks its second year. Led by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in cooperation with Voice of America (VOA) as an alternative to Kremlin-controlled media, Current Time’s on-the-spot,… READ MORE
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is alarmed over a criminal investigation that has been brought against journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva for purportedly “justifying terrorism” in remarks she made on a media platform. “The investigation against Svetlana Prokopyeva is a clear attempt to silence an independent journalist,” said RFE/RL Acting President Daisy Sindelar. Prokopyeva… READ MORE
Thae Young-ho, former Deputy Ambassador to the North Korean embassy in the UK and the highest ranking diplomat to defect from the DPRK, has repeatedly commented on the importance of U.S. international media's Korean programming. At his first press conference after defecting on December 27, 2016, he said, "When I was immersed in the regime of North Korea, I was encouraged by Radio Free Asia’s articles written by a defector…
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…
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is alarmed over a criminal investigation that has been brought against journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva for purportedly “justifying terrorism” in remarks she made on a media platform. “The investigation against Svetlana Prokopyeva is a clear attempt to silence…
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 46 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 275.2 million people around the world.
RFE/RL reaches 33.9 million people in 26 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.
“Many media programs have dealt with ISIS using various methods. However, the new documentary series, “Delusional Paradise” adopts a unique, extremely sensitive line by focusing on the “living victims” who have lost loved ones and family members to ISIS’s violence.”
Waleed Barkasyieh for Almodon.com