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
A team of six firefighters from Chihuahua, Mexico, used the VOA Learning English series “Let’s Learn English” (LLE) earlier this year to improve their spoken and written English language skills. They were preparing to attend a five-month firefighting academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that will begin in February 2018, and found that the series prepared them well for their entrance exam. LLE is a 52-episode online course for English language learners, intended…
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…
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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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Caller from Huizhou, China