United States Agency for Global Media

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

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.

Statement from CEO John F. Lansing on Truong Duy Nhat

February 11, 2019

I am deeply concerned by the disappearance of Radio Free Asia (RFA) Vietnamese contributor Truong Duy Nhat, who is believed to have been abducted in Bangkok, Thailand where he had traveled to seek political asylum.

CEO Statement on Office of Cuba Broadcasting piece on George Soros

October 29, 2018

It was brought to my attention this weekend that the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB), which is overseen by the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), earlier this year aired a video segment about George Soros that is inconsistent with our professional standards and ethics. USAGM networks’ content is required to adhere to the highest standards of professional journalism.