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Voice of America Albanian Service, one of the best international broadcasting outlets in the world, marks 70th anniversary

BBG Watch Commentary The Voice of America (VOA) Albanian Service, considered one of the best international broadcasting outlets not only within the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) but worldwide, celebrated its 70th anniversary. The service has consistently maintained a large …

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Aung San Suu Kyi's visit underscores importance of VOA and RFA radio for freedom advocates in oppressed nations

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On the occasion of VOA’s 70th anniversary this year, Aung San Suu Kyi said it was like the birthday of a friend, “because the VOA and

BBG member Michael Meehan and Radio Free Asia president meet with Dalai Lama

[caption id="attachment_10438" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Michael Meehan"][/caption] In a meeting last Thursday in Chicago with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors Michael Meehan

Obama, Clinton, Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi congratulate VOA on 70th anniversary amid severe cuts

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Exclusive VOA Persian Interview with Clinton

Officials hail Voice of America TV interview in Persian with Hillary Clinton; then what about TV to China? — BBG Watch

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is right to brag that the Voice of America (VOA) -- one of several U.S. government-funded journalistic entities under BBG's management --

Officials hail Voice of America TV interview in Persian with Hillary Clinton; then what about TV to China?

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is right to brag that the Voice of America (VOA) -- one of several U.S. government-funded journalistic entities under BBG's management

VOA exclusive interview Aung San Suu Kyi discusses democratization in Burma

This VOA exclusive interview Aung San Suu Kyi is an excellent example of what the mission of U.S. international broadcasting and the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Two VOA reporters win Religion Newswriters Association top religion reporting awards

DURHAM — Religion reporters from across the country won top honors Saturday (Sept. 17) at the 2011 Religion Newswriters Association’s annual awards competition. The television national/cable news awards

BBG discovers that VOA is already present on Internet in China* *as allowed by Chinese Internet police

This is a guest commentary for the Hot Tub Blog by Ted Lipien, president of Free Media Online and former VOA acting associate director. BBG member Dana Perino

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VOA Interview: Former First Lady Laura Bush Reflects on Sept. 11

This is from a BBG press release but it is an example of how VOA journalists succeed at their jobs despite all odds. One wonders, of course, why

Richard Gere: Tibet's monks get news from VOA radio

[caption id="attachment_10962" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Richard Gere testifying in Congress"][/caption]Richard Gere --

"How did they |monks in Tibet | know the new President would be meeting with their

Richard Gere: Tibet’s monks get news from VOA radio

[caption id="attachment_10962" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Richard Gere testifying in Congress"][/caption]Richard Gere --

"How did they |monks in Tibet | know the new President would be meeting with their

Victims of China's forced sterilization get news from VOA radio

[caption id="attachment_10955" align="alignleft" width="113" caption="Jing Zhang, Women's Rights in China president"][/caption]Anonymous victim of China's forced sterilization policy --

This woman from a rural area insisted that her

Victims of China’s forced sterilization get news from VOA radio

[caption id="attachment_10955" align="alignleft" width="113" caption="Jing Zhang, Women's Rights in China president"][/caption]Anonymous victim of China's forced sterilization policy --

This woman from a rural area insisted that her

Women's Rights Without Frontiers: VOA Mandarin Service a leading international broadcaster in China

Women's Rights Without Frontiers president Reggie Littlejohn wrote in her blog:

I believe that the VOA Mandarin Service has been singled out for the chopping block

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