United States Agency for Global Media

USAGM CEO testifies before Congress on Agency efforts to combat Russian disinformation

“Make no mistake,” said Lansing, in prepared remarks, “We are living through a global explosion of disinformation, state propaganda, and lies generated by multiple authoritarian regimes around the world. The weaponization of information we are seeing today is real.”

USAGM networks recognized for excellence with Edward R. Murrow Awards

June 20, 2019

“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.