United States Agency for Global Media

USAGM networks recognized for excellence with Edward R. Murrow Awards

“I am thrilled that the RTDNA’s Edward R. Murrow Awards have recognized the high-caliber reporting that RFE/RL and RFA produce. My heartfelt congratulations go to the skillful journalists and storytellers who offer our global audiences accurate and professional journalism—the bedrock of what we do at USAGM.” - USAGM CEO John F. Lansing.

Correcting historical narratives a focus of USAGM board meeting

June 5, 2019

Just one day after the world marked 30 years since the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, the United States Agency for Global Media’s (USAGM) Board of Governors met and discussed ways in which its networks not only cover current events, but also help people living in unfree media environments better understand their often government-controlled or buried histories.

Fighting for press freedom, today and everyday

May 3, 2019

Today we commemorate World Press Freedom Day, an opportunity to address press freedom challenges, shine a spotlight on journalist safety and honor our fallen journalists. As the head of the USAGM, and as a journalist myself, I cannot underscore enough the necessity of raising these issues every day.