Watch BBG CEO and Director John F. Lansing’s video introduction to the BBG 2016 Annual Report which provides a snapshot of agency achievements and the growing impact that U.S. international media has on its audiences overseas.
This year’s report also has an interactive microsite at https://2016.bbg.gov. This digital companion features content from the official report and additional highlights of the impactful work our networks produced in 2016.
The Broadcasting Board of Governors is composed of nine members with expertise in the fields of mass communications, broadcast media, or international affairs. Eight members are appointment by the President and confirmed by the Senate. The ninth, the Secretary of State, serves ex officio. The Board meets regularly throughout the year, and its meetings are open to the public, via in-person attendance, live-streaming, and Youtube videos.
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and Gallup are partnering on the BBG Research Series, which examines how people use radio, television and digital media in key developing countries. So far, the BBG has issued results from Indonesia, Burma, Nigeria, Tibet and Iran.