Back Issues of PDAA Today

Back issues of PDAA Today, PDAA’s quarterly print newsletter are now online and available for download.

Forum to Feature Broadcasting Governors CEO

John Lansing (Broadcasting Board of Governors)

24 October 2015. The next First Monday Forum will feature a discussion with John Lansing, Chief Executive Officer of Broadcasting Board of Governors. The event takes place on Monday, 2 November at at American Foreign Service Association headquarters in Washington, D.C.

BBG, which named Lansing to the […]

Commission 2015 Report Highlights PD Successes, Shortcomings


27 September 2015. The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, an independent panel that reviews U.S. public diplomacy strategy and activities, notes an improvement in the conduct of public diplomacy and international broadcasting since its last report in December 2014, but still highlights the need for better structures and processes to support […]

John Lansing to Become Broadcasting Board CEO

John Lansing (Broadcasting Board of Governors)

22 August 2015. Broadcasting Board of Governors announced John Lansing will become BBG’s chief executive officer and director beginning in September. BBG oversees all U.S. civilian international media including Voice of America , Radio and TV Martí, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia, and the Middle […]

Forum to Explore Boko Haram

California National Guard Special Forces soldier, center, with Nigerian soldiers on a training mission in Nigeria to counter Boko Haram. (California National Guard)

25 July 2015. The next First Monday forum explores the Boko Haram threat to Nigeria and Africa. The program takes place on Monday, 10 August — actually, the second Monday […]

Wilson Center Examines International Broadcasting

(Voice of America)

4 April 2015. The Woodrow Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy program is presenting a panel of exerts assessing U.S. international broadcast on Wednesday 22 April 2015, 4:00 to 5:30 pm at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. The panel includes co-authors S. Enders Wimbush and Elizabeth M. Portale […]

First Monday Panel: Intl Broadcasts Explaining Policy to Mideast

(Voice of America)

21 February 2015. The next First Monday Forum will discuss the ways U.S. international broadcasting explain American policy for a Mideast audience. The event takes place on Monday, 2 March at 12 noon, and held at AFSA headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Panel members include:

– Rana Abtar, Alhurra Congressional Correspondent […]