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U.S. International Broadcasting on the Frontlines of Freedom

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Publication Date: May 2008

Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): James K. Glassman

Series: Heritage Lecture

Topic: International relations (Diplomacy)
Media, telecommunications, and information (Broadcasting)

Keywords: WorldwideFreedom; National Security; Worldwide Freedom; U.S. international broadcasting is by far the largest public diplomacy program

Type: Speech

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

U.S. international broadcasting is by far the largest public diplomacy program, reaching the largest number of people--some 175 million per week. Its language services are often among the very few credible sources of news and information to which the world's repressed peoples have access.