The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB), which has been instrumental in helping to save Voice of America (VOA) broadcasts to China, Tibet and other nations without free media, has recruited Chinese American community leader and journalist Justin C. Yu as a member of its advisory board. CUSIB has also been advocating on behalf of Radio Free Asia (RFA) and other U.S. taxpayer-funded international broadcasters being targeted for cuts by the executive staff and some of the members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).
BBG Watch is reposting CUSIB’s press release:
The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – www.cusib.org) is delighted that Justin C. Yu, a journalist and Chinese American community leader, has agreed to be a member of our Advisory Board.
Justin Yu is the President of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of New York. Justin Yu worked for twenty-five years as a reporter specializing in immigration issues for World Journal, the largest Chinese newspaper in North America. He is a former president of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New York, an umbrella organization encompassing over sixty Chinese American organizations.
The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting welcomes Justin Yu as a member of its Advisory Board. Mr. Yu brings to our organization a vast knowledge of journalism, political and social conditions in China, Chinese American community’s concerns, and commitment to media freedom and human rights advocacy.
The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) is a nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization working to strengthen free flow of uncensored news from the United States to countries with restricted and developing media environments. CUSIB supports journalism in defense of media freedom and human rights and works closely with the executive branch, Congress, and media to promote effective multi-channel delivery of news and information to overcome press censorship.
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Ann Noonan, co-founder and Executive Director
Ted Lipien, co-founder
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