United States Agency for Global Media

About USAGM

The U.S. Agency for Global Media is an independent federal agency that seeks to inform, engage and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy.

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We recognize the overdue need to communicate the evolving, global scope of our work as well as our renewed, urgent focus on the agency’s global priorities, which reflect U.S. national security and public diplomacy interests.

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"Board Meeting, September 5"

The Broadcasting Board of Governors will meet at it headquarters in Washington, D.C. More details will be added here as information becomes available.

Impact Stories

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Russia has been rocked by a series of protests in the year-long run-up to the presidential elections in March 2018. While state television has ignored such events, Current Time has delivered live coverage to its TV and online audiences. CT had almost four hours of live coverage during the October 7 protests in 30 Russian cities called by opposition leader Aleksei Navalny. While state TV was reciting birthday well-wishes for…

Threats to Press

New Test Threats to Press Post

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Statement of Libby Liu, President of Radio Free Asia, on release of former RFA Khmer journalists

Libby Liu, President of Radio Free Asia, made the following statement today in response to the release of former RFA Khmer Service journalists Uon Chhin and Yeang Sothearin on bail in Phnom Penh. "We welcome their release, but we must…

Entities

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Every week, more than 278 million listeners, viewers and internet users around the world turn on, tune in and log onto U.S. international broadcasting programs. The day-to-day broadcasting activities are carried out by the individual USAGM international broadcasters.

Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 236.8 million people around the world.

RFE/RL reaches 25.8 million people in 25 languages and in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and Ukraine.

OCB oversees the Martís–Radio and Television Martí and martinoticias.com–a one-of-a-kind service that brings unbiased, objective information to Cubans.

RFA journalists provide uncensored, fact-based news to citizens of these countries, among the world’s worst media environments.

MBN is the non-profit news organization that operates Alhurra Television, Radio Sawa and MBN Digital reaching audiences in 22 countries across the Middle East and North Africa.

RFE/RL

“Television is not the only source of information. but it is the source in which many people have the greatest trust. Current Time is the only television in the world that tells these people, in Russian, the truth about the current state of affairs. And it is television that is the most effective way of gaining their trust.”

Vitaly Mansky, Russian documentary filmmaker