U.S. International Broadcasting : Background & Assessments Hardback
Edited by Charles Blank
Modern U.S. government-funded international broadcasting began during World War II with the creation of the Voice of America, and continued throughout the Cold War period with Radio Free Europe broadcasting behind the Iron Curtain, and Radio Liberty targeting populations in the former Soviet Union.
Over the decades, VOA expanded its broadcasting and language services into other regions of the world, including the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and Africa.
Later, new services for Cuba and East Asia were initiated.
Most recently, in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, significant new resources and services were introduced to reach the peoples of the Middle East and Central and South Asia.
This book discusses the background of U.S. international broadcasting. It also examines the extent to which the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) language services overlap with one another; and BBG broadcasts in the same languages as other international broadcasters.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 103 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 01/12/2014
- Category: Media studies
- ISBN: 9781633218987