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John Lenczowski

The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski | BBG Watch report

The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski | BBG Watch report BBG Watch Commentary In an Wall Street Journal op-ed, former President Reagan’s Soviet affairs advisor John Lenczowski argues for a presidentially-appointed full-time director of U.S. …

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Congressional Panel Criticizes Management of US International Broadcasting, VOA reports

Congressional Panel Criticizes Management of US International Broadcasting Cindy Saine, Voice of America June 26, 2013 CAPITOL HILL — A former leader of U.S. international

Ashe Moscow Award Jnue 2013

Governor Victor Ashe welcomes House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22839" align="alignleft" width="222" caption="BBG Governor Victor Ashe with Russian human rights leader Lyudmila Alexeeva and human rights reporter Kristina Gorelik. Moscow, June 2013."][/caption] The Broadcasting

Rep. Eliot L. Engel

U.S. Rep. Engel: Voice of America was instrumental during the Cold War and is instrumental now

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_23067" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Rep. Eliot L. Engel"][/caption] In his

Rep. Edward Royce

U.S. Rep. Ed Royce draws a clear distinction between Voice of America and surrogate broadcasters

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22747" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="U.S. Congressman Ed Royce"][/caption] In an opening statement at the hearing Wednesday on reforming "Broadcasting Board of Governors: An Agency 'Defunct'," the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen – management of U.S. international broadcasting needs to change

Speaking at the conclusion of today's House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R - FL) called for

James Glassman to say that Broadcasting Board of Governors is not defunct, to call for putting Voice of America into the State Department

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_10577" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="James Glassman"][/caption] In a testimony prepared for delivery later today for a hearing of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Should U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors members do private business in Russia and China?

BBG Watch Commentary Most people know or suspect that major business deals for U.S. companies, especially media deals, in countries like Russia or China, cannot happen without government approval

Radio Jittery – RFE/RL’s Kevin Klose interviewed by Zygmunt Dzieciolowski

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19379" align="alignleft" width="122" caption="Kevin Klose"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_16699" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Z. Dzieciolowski"][/caption] A UK-based media freedom organization openDemocracy published an interview with Radio

Voice of America English is hours late in updating news stories on Facebook, loses to Russia Today and Al Jazeera

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_23003" align="alignleft" width="310" caption="Screen shot of VOA Facebook page on June 25, 1:40 PM Washington time, shows no recent news on Snowden. The photo of

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and Definitely Out of Order – “Considering The Changing Landscape”

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Definitely Out of Order - “Considering The Changing Landscape” by The Federalist   As a member of the

Is America Losing Its Voice? by David Hyatt – The Answer is “Yes”

BBG Watch Commentary   [caption id="attachment_22958" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="David Hyatt"][/caption] David Hyatt is a former Voice of America (VOA) bureau chief in Bangkok covering Southeast Asia and the Pacific, and

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and (Still) Out of Order – The Numbers Game Redux

by  The Federalist Such a gift, these guys. We now have a new Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) press release dated June 19, 2013:  

BBG: Consider the Changing Landscape by BBG Governor Michael Meehan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_10438" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Michael Meehan"][/caption] In a Radio World article, BBG: Consider the

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

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