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Obama taps Broadcasting Board of Governors

Nominates Time-CNN's Isaacson, Sony's Lynton

President Obama has nominated former Time editor and CNN CEO Walter Isaacson to chair the Broadcasting Board of Governors, along with a slate of seven others for the board including Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman Michael Lynton and President George W. Bush’s former press secretary, Dana Perino.

The Broadcasting Board is responsible for the government’s nonmilitary, international broadcasting, including Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia, Radio and TV Marti and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks.

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