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Public Diplomacy and Online Platforms: Radio Liberty’s Case, analysis by American Security Project blogger

BBG Watch Commentary Lívia Pontes Fialho, a policy researcher intern at the American Security Project, analyzes in the ASP FLASHPOINT BLOG recent changes in distribution and content of U.S. taxpayer-funded Radio Liberty programs for Russia. She correctly points out that …

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Union accuses IBB bureaucracy of 'a great pretend game'

The employee union at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1812, has published another commentary on the International Broadcasting Bureau

In defense of Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary The Bureaucracy at the Broadcasting Board of Governors, centered largely within the BBG's International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB), but also within the higher echelons of the

Kevin Klose offers vision of journalism that empowers, remains silent on plans to reform RFE/RL

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19379" align="alignleft" width="122" caption="Kevin Klose"][/caption] "Fact-based, quality, reliable, independent, verifiable journalism -- that's what we're about," recently appointed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost: The Secretary Weighs In – Again, Part Two

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost: The Secretary Weighs In – Again, Part Two

by The Federalist    
“We have basically abdicated in my view, the broadcast media.  I have tried and

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost: The Secretary Weighs In – Again

  (For more discussion on Secretary Clinton's comments and the future of BBG see: "Fox,

Clinton – Broadcasting Board of Governors is practically defunct

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today that the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the federal agency in charge of U.S. international broadcasting, is practically defunct in terms

Who will inspect the inspectors? – Flawed OIG inspections at RFE/RL and BBG miss serious problems

BBG Watch Commentary The January 2013 Office of Inspector General’s report "Inspection of the Broadcasting Board of Governors"

Voice of America Director David Ensor on Truth and Propaganda to Iran

BBG Watch Commentary We were greatly intrigued by this comment about Truth versus Propaganda from Voice of America director David Ensor, as reported by Kim Andrew Elliott, an

Gregory Feifer: Rebuilding Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary

"Still greatly respected in many former Soviet republics, Radio Liberty is also admired in Russia. Rebuilding it as a model of journalistic freedom would much serve U.S. interests there." Gregory

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – More on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - More on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty by The Federalist (Special to BBG Watch) We may be in

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Radio Liberty remains in a coma – Russian journalist tells Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary

Radio Liberty remains in a coma - Russian journalist Sophia Kornienko tells Broadcasting Board of Governors

"The only way to help Radio Svoboda escape clinical death is

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Bluster

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Bluster by The Federalist   The Congress has thrown a bone to the Broadcasting Board of Governors/International Broadcasting Bureau (BBG/IBB), modifying the Smith-Mundt

Repeal of Smith-Mundt is good for media freedom, but Americans must be wary of government bureaucrats marketing news domestically

BBG Watch Commentary Commenting on the defense authorization bill that President Obama signed last night, which includes a provision that reduces restrictions of the Smith-Mundt Act on the

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty journalist responds to RFE/RL president Steven Korn’s resignation letter

Below are my comments, in bold, to President Steve Korn’s resignation letter  sent to the Board Of

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