United States Agency for Global Media


A collection of stories demonstrating how USAGM networks are affecting the lives of their audiences

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Highest ranking North Korean defector says USIM plays important role

Thae Young-ho, former Deputy Ambassador to the North Korean embassy…

“Raise Your Voice” connects Iraqis affected by ISIL

“It’s amazing the way people are coming together on our…

VOA Swahili motivates listeners to use treated mosquito nets

A mother wrote to VOA Swahili stating that she began “using…

VOA Afghan radio show helps women obtain business loans

Several Afghan women were able to apply and receive business…

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RFA report about illegal goods spurs government investigation

South Korean authorities are investigating after an RFA report exposes…

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VOA report on stampede in Mecca spurs government action

VOA's reporting and frequent requests for information brought the government…


Defining impact

How do we measure USAGM’s impact?

In spite of dozens of threats to our journalists and their families along with hazardous working conditions, USAGM’s networks have growing impact.