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Confused IBB and BBG bureaucracy grows at the expense of strategy, national interests and public diplomacy

Of late, a lot of confusion at the BBG, IBB and all of U.S. international broadcasting. Confusion about the actual VOA mission codified in the VOA Charter and passed into law P.L.94-350, confusion about the actual distinct role of surrogate …

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Michael Lynton, poor attendance member, becomes the BBG’s New Interim Presiding Governor

Following the departure of Chairman Walter Isaacson, the Broadcasting Board of Governors today unanimously approved BBG member Michael Lynton as its new interim presiding governor. BBG Watch reported

Michael Lynton, worst attendance member, becomes the BBG’s New Interim Presiding Governor

Following the departure of Chairman Walter Isaacson, the Broadcasting Board of Governors today unanimously approved BBG member Michael Lynton as its new interim presiding governor. BBG Watch reported

Michael Lynton, poor attendance member, becomes the BBG's New Interim Presiding Governor

Following the departure of Chairman Walter Isaacson, the Broadcasting Board of Governors today unanimously approved BBG member Michael Lynton as its new interim presiding governor. BBG Watch reported

Absentee member Michael Lynton pushed to become temporary Broadcasting Board of Governors chair

Sources tell BBG Watch that Democrats on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) are pushing for Michael Lynton, an absentee member, to become temporary BBG chair until a

CUSIB Statement on the Resignation of BBG Chairman Walter Isaacson

The independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB), which supports media freedom abroad and was opposed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) plans to end Voice of

Have a backup plan: VOA Director David Ensor on satellite TV signal jamming

Voice of America (VOA) Director David Ensor has commented on the Iranian jamming of VOA satellite television signals. His is a significant post since it exposes the ability

Director Lobo, who's minding the store?

[caption id="attachment_12279" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="IBB Director Richard Lobo"][/caption] Having kept in place (true: some even got promoted) the worst management team (true) in the federal government, you would

VOA Reporter Killed In Pakistan, BBG Watch urges BBG to do more to take care of contract and overseas-based employees

BBG Watch reporters and contributors, many of us former and current Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees, are shocked and saddened by the killing in Pakistan of Mukarram

FedSmith.com links to Lobo-bonuses story, offers salary search

FedSmith.com, an information portal for sources of information impacting the federal community, has posted a summary of the BBG Watch report, “Leader of federal agency with lowest leadership

Leader of federal agency with lowest leadership ratings justifies cash awards for executives

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees are both annoyed and amused by the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo’s memo in which he justifies bonuses paid

BBG Watch most popular posts focus on mismanagement at Broadcasting Board of Governors

Almost all of the most popular posts on the BBGWatch.com website in the four months since its launch in September 2011 dealt with some aspect of mismanagement and

Victor Ashe Annoys Peers, says Knoxville’s Metro Pulse, quotes from BBGWatch.com

A Knoxville magazine website Metro Pulse quoted from BBGWatch.com in its report about Broadcasting Board Governor Victor Ashe’s unprecedented one-man campaign to reform the federal agency in charge

Broadcasting Board Governor Victor Ashe praised for listening to employee concerns

The American Federation of Government Employees Local 1812 (AFGE Local 1812) published a report on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Victor Ashe’s recent visit to the

Victor Ashe Annoys Peers, says Knoxville's Metro Pulse, quotes from BBGWatch.com

[caption id="attachment_12186" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="BBG Governor Victor Ashe and VOA Director David Ensor meeting with VOA China Branch employees - BBG photo"][/caption] A Knoxville magazine website Metro Pulse

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