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Voice of America English lost most of its ability to originate news coverage on radio and for the web

BBG Watch Commentary A UK resident who has been relying on Voice of America English news since at least the 1980s has sent us comments which confirm what BBG Watch has been saying for a long time. The VOA English …

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Can the BBG’s IBB bureaucrats get any lower?

Can the BBG's IBB bureaucrats get any lower? by Jane Doe So, I haven't written for a while because things at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) seemed to

Employees angry with IBB Director Lobo

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18995" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Jane Smith"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_16052" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Dick Lobo"][/caption] Jane Smith is one of our occasional anonymous contributors to BBG Watch from within

Will IBB make exploited and powerless VOA contract employees pay the price of sequestration?

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_10438" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Michael Meehan"][/caption] At the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meeting last week, Governor Michael Meehan announced that BBG Board members have instructed

US stands to lose ability to connect with citizens in closed societies if bureaucrats have their way

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_20188" align="alignnone" width="642" caption="Broadcasting Board of Governors FY 2013 Budget Request"][/caption] The Washington bureaucrats in charge of U.S. international broadcasting (USIB) have not increased their

SHINING THE LIGHT ON AN OPAQUE BUREAUCRACY

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employee union, American Federation of Government Employees Local 1812, commented in a recent article posted on its website on the International

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

An alternative view of the BBG Board

An alternative view of the BBG Board

By a long-time employee AND taxpayer [caption id="attachment_13247" align="alignnone" width="380" caption="BBG members with IBB Director Richard Lobo and Deputy Director Jeff Trimble"]

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

Taking issue with Clinton's claim of U.S. international broadcasting being 'dysfunctional'

BBG Watch Commentary One of our guest commentators who writes under the pen name of Jane Doe because of her association with the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

A staff run amok

Jane Doe, one of our occasional commentators, sent us her thoughts on the latest OIG report on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and the efforts of

Russian Service is not the only victim of management actions at RFE/RL

BBG Watch Commentary A commentary sent to BBG Watch by a journalist whose articles have been published on the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) English-language website points out

BBG and RFE/RL rank-and-file employees feel insulted and outraged by OIG inspection reports

BBG Watch Commentary Rank-and-file employees of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty continue to express their outrage over

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Scorched Earth: Part Four: Taking the OPR Staffers to the Woodshed

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Scorched Earth:  Part Four: Taking the OPR Staffers to the Woodshed

by The Federalist     (Note: In November 2012, the Office

Executives at the worst-run agency in the Federal Government will again fire workers, protect their own jobs, union predicts

BBG Watch Commentary Executives at the worst-run agency in the Federal Government will again fire workers, protect their own jobs, union predicts AFGE Local 1812, the union representing employees

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