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Management’s panic at survey time

AFGE Local 1812 employee union reports that International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) and other managers responsible for creating a workplace with the lowest employee morale in the federal government are showing signs of panic before the next Office of Personnel Management …

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BBG Governors McCue and Meehan met in Moscow with Alexeeva and with fired Radio Liberty staffers

(Photo - from left to right) Former (fired) Radio Liberty human rights reporter Kristina Gorelik, Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member and Radio Free Europe /

BBG Summary of Appropriations FY 2012 – FY 2014

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) requests $731.08 million for FY 2014: $722.58 million for International Broadcasting Operations and $8.50 million for Broadcasting Capital Improvements.

Liberty Media Corporation should also honor fired Radio Liberty Russian journalists

BBG Watch Commentary Liberty Media Corporation, a for-profit group of American media industry investors, is giving its $50,000

Two vice presidents departed Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary Dale Cohen, Vice President of Administration at Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) since November 2011, and Beth Portale, Vice President and Chief of

Fired Radio Liberty journalist Mikhail Sokolov has no doubts station will return to its former, now abandoned mission

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17845" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Mikhail Gorbachev with fired Radio Liberty journalist Mikhail Sokolov (Radio Liberty in Exile)"][/caption] Fired Radio Liberty political journalist Mikhail Sokolov believes

Outstanding RFE/RL video journalism showcased at BBG meeting

During today's open meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty  (RFE/RL) acting president  Kevin Klose showcased a

Broadcasting Board Of Governors To Meet Today

According to an announcement on the BBG official website, an open meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors will be held today, Friday, February 22, 2013 at

BBG members meet with Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma

[caption id="attachment_16571" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Archive Photo, Sept. 2012. (l to r) BBG Governor Michael Meehan, Aung San Suu Kyi, BBG Governors Victor Ashe and Susan McCue at RFA

Dr. Igor Sutyagin, former political prisoner in Putin’s Russia, explains why serious news seekers stopped using Radio Liberty Russian website

BBG Watch Commentary After the American management of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) headed by President and CEO Steven Korn fired without any warning dozens of

Lyudmila Alexeeva responds to RFE/RL President Korn – Video with English subtitles

Leading Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeeva responds to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) president Steven Korn's decision to fire dozens

RFE/RL President Korn in Moscow Times – a desperate plea of American manager disconnected from reality

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_12406" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="Steven Korn, RFE/RL President"][/caption] In a desperate effort to salvage his reputation and that of his choice for the new director of

East European journalist defends Russian broadcasters fired by Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that a Polish journalist, Zygmunt Dzieciolowski, co-editor of Russian coverage for the UK-based openDemocracy NGO website (,

Send an email to BBG member Victor Ashe

[caption id="attachment_14612" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Send an email to BBG member Victor Ashe"][/caption] At the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meeting in Miami, FL on April 20, 2012, BBG

BBG’s Governor Ashe visits Asia where BBG plans major cuts in Voice of America broadcasts

[caption id="attachment_13919" align="aligncenter" width="502" caption="Governor Ashe with VOA reporting team in Phnom Penh"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) senior Republican member Ambassador Victor Ashe is visiting Asia

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