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.
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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has condemned a government-imposed block on its website in Tajikistan as a flagrant obstruction of its news operations and an assault on media freedom. The block has caused its Tajik language service, known locally as Radio Ozodi, to lose between 30,000 and 35,000 visits to… READ MORE
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) announces the appointment of Pavel Butorin as 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. Butorin has been with RFE/RL since 2001, first as an audio-video producer for the Central News and… 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
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…
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…
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.
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