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An Argument Against a CEO from BBG employee union

The employee union at the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1812, has published an article arguing against appointing an agency CEO without proper Congressional oversight. The union is not opposed to the idea that …

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Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost: A Thousand Words in a Picture

[caption id="attachment_17819" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="BBG's Bruce Sherman, Director, Office of Strategy and Development, speaking to empty chairs"][/caption]   Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost: A Thousand Words in a Picture by

BBG Governors refuse to work, may cancel November meeting, leave incompetent executives in charge

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that two Broadcasting Board of Governors members, interim presiding governor Michael Lynton and Governor Dennis Mulhaupt, as well as the Under

Was damage to Radio Liberty intentional?

This BBG Watch Commentary was written by an anonymous employee. How long until the Governors at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) realize the damage that has been

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Just How Bad It Is, And How Much Worse It Will Be, Part One

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Just How Bad It Is, And How Much Worse It Will Be, Part One by The Federalist If the press releases by the Broadcasting

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Once Upon A Time There Was Radio Liberty

This BBG Watch Guest Commentary was written by an anonymous former Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) analyst, journalist and manager. ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS RADIO LIBERTY Once upon

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War with Iran Lost

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War with Iran Lost A commentary by The Federalist        

“The integrity of any organization depends on the character and honesty of its employees and

Broadcasting Board of Governors employees post devastating condemnation of top management

BBG Watch Commentary In a devastating expose of mismanagement at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and its flagship broadcaster the Voice of America (VOA), AFGE Local 1812,

Congress Speaks But Nobody Listens at the Broadcasting Board of Governors

"Voice of America (VOA) Worldwide English radio, which, at one time broadcast live 24 hours a day to the world in 1999, will be reduced to providing 1.5

US President and Vice President don't travel abroad together, should IBB Director and Deputy Director be different?

BBG Watch Commentary and "Just Asking" Questions [caption id="attachment_15713" align="aligncenter" width="645" caption="Prague, June 2012"][/caption] Most Americans know that the US President and the US Vice President don't travel together

US President and Vice President don't travel abroad together, should IBB Director and Deputy Director be different?

BBG Watch Commentary and "Just Asking" Questions [caption id="attachment_15713" align="aligncenter" width="645" caption="Prague, June 2012"][/caption] Most Americans know that the US President and the US Vice President don't travel together

Radio Free Asia managers and employees, other BBG broadcasters, oppose merger plan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15430" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="Libby Liu, RFA President"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) plan to merge the grantee-surrogate broadcasters into one large administrative structure is

Radio Free Asia managers and employees, other BBG broadcasters, oppose merger plan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15430" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="Libby Liu, RFA President"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) plan to merge the grantee-surrogate broadcasters into one large administrative structure is

IBB staff tries to avoid Senate confirmation of new BBG CEO

IBB staff tries to avoid Senate confirmation of new BBG CEO BBG Watch News Commentary The International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo and his staff are working behind the

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BBG considers new strategy and reversal of planned broadcasting cuts to China and Tibet

In response to overwhelming criticism from human rights groups, journalists and one of its members, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will consider a new China strategy and

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