Voice of America


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Voice of America

The internationally broadcast radio and television service of the United States federal government. It is broadcast in 44 languages and attempts to portray the U.S. positively. It began in 1942 following the United States' entry into World War II. It was later used during the Cold War to promote America behind the Iron Curtain.
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Continued and expanded reporting by Voice of America during the upheaval in Burundi -- the only international source of news and information in Kirundi after the government shutdown private radio and social media
In the US, RT is ahead of Al Jazeera, Deutsche Welle and Sky News, and in Britain it has surpassed Fox News, Al Jazeera, Euronews and Voice of America.
As mentioned in my previous article in American Diplomacy on the Voice of America **, VOA built one of its own transmitters (200kw) in Bethany where the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting is located.
I will be announcing a commitment to a significant aid package, but it will only be spent if we determine that our goals can be furthered rather than undermined or subverted," she told Voice of America.
He had listened to the BBC and Voice of America radio broadcasts, and met dozens of U.
Under some regimes, like that in North Korea, simply listening to the Voice of America is treated as a crime,'' Bush said in a speech at an event held to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the U.
And in an interview with radio station Voice of America, he rejected President Bush's promise of a war on terror.
Cultural ambassadors were even sent by USIA from universities to travel around and preach Reagan's gospel of democracy, and in what Vaclav Havel would say was the most important thing the United States did for his country, USIA beamed the Voice of America and Radio Free Europe into Czechoslovakia.
International Broadcast Bureau, which runs such government media projects as Voice of America and the Office of Cuba Broadcasting.
Citizens of the former communist nations have easy access to international broadcasters such as CNN and the BBC, as well as the Voice of America, and their own indigenous media are, for the most part, free of constraints.
Gus, who prepares German-language news releases for Voice of America, thought it sounded like an interesting story for her listeners, so she called project coordinator Jeff Meyer at Classic Tree Nursery in Jacksonville, Florida, to get more details.
The staff of RCC/IWS is pleased to be part of the Voice of America program covering the recent EPA Washington Science Forum, held May 20 through May 22, at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, DC.