United States Agency for Global Media

RFA Statement on the charges against former RFA journalists in Cambodia

The circumstances under which Radio Free Asia closed its office in Cambodia have become a topic of scrutiny in the ongoing trial at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court of former RFA journalists Uon Chhin and Yeang Sothearin. With the trial due to resume on Friday, RFA would like to reiterate that it considers the charges brought against Chhin and Sothearin to be unsubstantiated and issue the following statement:

Embarking on reform of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting

May 21, 2019

As part of a wholesale review, a panel of independent experts examined an extensive sample of OCB content to identify and address any patterns of unethical, unprofessional, biased, or sub-standard journalism. The results of that panel are presented in this report.

Statement from USAGM CEO John F. Lansing on OCB Soros Issue

February 27, 2019

When the breach of conduct was brought to my attention, I asked that those deemed responsible for the segment’s production and broadcast be immediately placed on administrative leave, pending an investigation into their apparent misconduct. A comprehensive human resources investigation of the incident is now complete.