As disinformation and misinformation extend their global reach and influence, Voice of America (VOA) and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) are teaming up to offer a new fact-checking resource.
Voice of America’s global weekly audience hit a record in 2016, surpassing every projection and growing by nearly 50 million – the largest jump ever in a single year.
The Somali diaspora in Minneapolis-Saint Paul spoke directly with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in a first-of-its-kind town hall meeting produced by VOA.
VOA's Deewa Service to the critically important Afghanistan-Pakistan border region has celebrated its 10th anniversary.
The Voice of America has boosted its coverage of extremism and terrorism with the hard launch of a new webpage on its Central News website, voanews.com.
During her first visit to VOA, Nigeria’s first lady, Hajiya Aisha Buhari called VOA “an encouraging source of communication” that facilitates dialogue between citizens and their governments around the world.
On July 12, 1976, President Gerald Ford signed the Charter into law, institutionalizing the Voice of America’s standard for journalistic excellence.
At “African Voices and Votes: The Diaspora and the U.S. Elections” African-born immigrants stressed the importance of organizing and participating in the political process.
The event was streamed live on multiple VOA language platforms, reaching audiences around the world.
The Armenian Service of the Voice of America celebrated its 65th anniversary during a ceremony at VOA headquarters in Washington.
Two Voice of America journalists were assaulted in Turkey while on assignment.
The Georgian Service of the Voice of America celebrated its 65th anniversary on Thursday.
Voice of America journalists were beaten and harassed by authorities in Pakistan and Iraq.
VOA and the Kigali-based digital media company Hooza have signed an agreement making VOA’s VOA60 Afurika program in Kinyarwanda available to mobile subscribers on the MTN Rwanda and Airtel Rwanda networks.
Award-winning journalist Sandy Sugawara, who played a leading role in transforming The Washington Post’s newsroom to a data-driven, digital operation, was sworn in as Deputy Director of VOA on May 2.
Zimbabwe’s long-time president, Robert Mugabe, dominated VOA’s look at the country on the 36th anniversary of its independence on April 18.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Amanda Bennett was sworn in on Monday, April 18th as the 29th Director of the Voice of America (VOA).
During her third visit to the Voice of America in Washington as president of the Republic of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga told VOA Albanian that no country is immune from violent extremism and terrorism.