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WATCH: USAGM celebrates World Press Freedom Day with joint video honoring journalists

In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, USAGM CEO Amanda Bennett, Voice of America Acting Director John Lippman, Radio Free Asia President & CEO Bay Fang, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty President & CEO Stephen Capus, Office of Cuba Broadcasting Director Sylvia Rosabal, Middle East Broadcasting Networks Acting President & CEO Jeffrey Gedmin, and Open Technology Fund President Laura Cunningham issued the following video statement honoring journalists and celebrating press freedom.

Twenty-seven years later, RFA’s incisive brand of journalism and storytelling is as essential as ever

Today marks the 27th anniversary of Radio Free Asia (RFA), when our first broadcast of uncensored, accurate news reached listeners in China on the airwaves. Nearly three decades later, RFA has grown into a full-fledged, 21st century media company serving millions who lack access to a free press or are subject to authoritarian malign influence in Asia and around the world. RFA President Bay Fang highlighted RFA’s unique role and the power of storytelling.

CEO Bennett: Cambodia order to block RFA “abhorrent”

WASHINGTON – USAGM CEO Amanda Bennett issued the following statement in response to the July 12 order by Cambodian government regulators to block the websites and social media pages of independent media outlets, including Radio Free Asia’s Khmer Service.

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This installation in the Fallen Journalist Portrait Series is made using digital art techniques.