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BBG: Consider the Changing Landscape by BBG Governor Michael Meehan

BBG Watch Commentary In a Radio World article, BBG: Consider the Changing Landscape, Michael Meehan, one of the three remaining Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) members, analyzes major issues facing U.S. international broadcasting. Meehan is one of the few current …

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On Snowden and other news, foreigners get America’s story in English from Al Jazeera and Russia Today, not from Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary When it comes to almost any major international news story, even those originating in the United States or directly affecting Americans, what most foreigners

Russia Today video views on You Tube vastly outnumber Voice of America’s, VOA news coverage crippled by bureaucrats

BBG Watch Commentary In justifying his decision not to send any staff reporters or video journalists to Turkey during the height of anti-government protests, Voice of America

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

Still under discredited IBB management team, BBG listed among six agencies good employees should avoid

BBG Watch Commentary The latest Best Places to Work in the Federal Government snapshot by the Partnership for Public Service found that managers at the International Broadcasting Bureau

BBG Governor Ashe receives Glasnost Award in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary In Moscow, Russian human rights activists presented today Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member, former mayor of Knoxville and former U.S. Ambassador to Poland Victor

Posting ‘Governor Ashe Visits RFE/RL In Prague’ took some persuading

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22792" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="(L-R) Seda Stepanyan, Victor Ashe, Irina Gotisan and Franak Viačorka"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that it took some persuading on the

VOA English has a staff reporter in Istanbul, finally

BBG Watch Commentary (Advisory: This commentary refers only to Voice of America (VOA) English-language coverage of the protests in Turkey. VOA Turkish Service has been providing comprehensive and balanced

BBG Press Release: BBG Broadcasters Earn Record-Breaking Audience Topping 200 Million A Week Worldwide

BBG Watch Commentary Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) journalists are indeed doing an outstanding job under very difficult circumstances, despite being managed by the worst-rated management (International Broadcasting Bureau)

House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing – Broadcasting Board of Governors: An Agency “Defunct”

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[caption id="attachment_22747" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="U.S. Congressman Ed Royce"][/caption]

The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives will

BBG Governor Victor Ashe: situation at RFE/RL ‘has been righted’

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22743" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Governor Susan McCue presides over the June 19 meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors."][/caption] At the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Voice of America English service failed to send staff reporters to Turkey to cover protests

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22666" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Russia Today reporter on Taksim Square in Istanbul. Voice of America English service did not send a staff correspondent to Turkey."][/caption] A

Radio Liberty and other independent journalists in Russia want BBG Governor Ashe to stay

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19186" align="alignnone" width="636" caption="Radio Liberty in Exile journalists who were fired or resigned from Radio Liberty. Some, but not all of them, have now been

Before BBG meeting in Prague, Czech parliamentarian asks PM to protect rights of RFE/RL employees

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_11810" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Snjezana Pelivan, former employee suing RFE/RL in the European Court of Human Rights"][/caption] Shortly before the scheduled meeting of the Broadcasting Board

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Voice of America English website posts a one-sided report on Turkey

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22667" align="alignleft" width="288" caption="VOA English website screen shot."][/caption] The U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) English news website has posted Sunday a one-sided and incomplete

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