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

BBG Watch Commentary A UK-based media freedom organization openDemocracy published an interview with Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) president Kevin Klose conducted by openDemocracy/Russia website editor, Polish journalist Zygmunt Dzieciolowski who had  strongly defended Radio Liberty journalists fired …

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U.S. officials promoting media freedom abroad censor information for American public

BBG Watch Commentary The U.S. government's International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB)--the administrative arm of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) media agency for informing and influencing foreign audiences--censors selection

CUSIB’s Ann Noonan condemns targeting of dissidents’ children in China, defends RFA and VOA radio broadcasts

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_20333" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="CUSIB Executive Director Ann Noonan at BBG's Feb. 2013 meeting"][/caption] Ann Noonan, Executive Director of the Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB

Moscow on the Potomac – bizarre attempt to ban U.S. official from Masha Gessen event

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Dinner in Washington

[caption id="attachment_21810" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Judy Bachrach, Vanity Fair Photo"][/caption] American journalist Judy Bachrach, who has previously

Digital Journal Op-Ed: America could learn from rappers’ tribute to Radio Free Europe

Digital Journal Op-Ed: America could learn from rappers'

Czech newspaper wonders if BBG Watch is right about imminent reforms at RFE/RL

BBG Watch Commentary Lidove Noviny, a daily Czech newspaper, published a commentary wondering whether the new acting Radio Free Europe /

Hillary Clinton's unfinished business and new direction at BBG

BBG Watch Commentary Writing about the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Robert Schadler, a senior fellow for Public Diplomacy at the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington, DC,

NYT: U.S. should invest more in Radio Free Asia

An editorial in The New York Times, "North Korea’s Defiance," advises that "the United States should invest more in

Public Diplomacy and Online Platforms: Radio Liberty’s Case, analysis by American Security Project blogger

BBG Watch Commentary Lívia Pontes Fialho, a policy researcher intern at the American Security Project, analyzes in the ASP FLASHPOINT BLOG recent changes in distribution and content of

Huffington Post reports on Radio Liberty, quotes Klose, Gedmin, O'Sullivan, and BBG Watch

BBG Watch Commentary The Huffington Post, ranked #1 on the 15 Most Popular Political Sites list in the United States, has published an article by its Senior Media

U.S. media on failing revenge of Washington bureaucracy at Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary When one hears of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's comment that the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is "defunct" or the State Department's Office

Static at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Jackson Diehl writes in The Washington Post

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19926" align="alignleft" width="114" caption="Jackson Diehl"][/caption] Jackson Diehl, deputy editorial page editor of The Washington Post, whose extensive experience in reporting on foreign affairs includes work

Latest Russian media reports on Radio Liberty crisis focus on Holocaust video story

BBG Watch Commentary Russian media continues to report on the ongoing crisis at Radio Liberty. Latest reports focus on the video shot at the former Nazi concentration camp

Gessen website ignores story of Holocaust video

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16730" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Mumin Shakirov "][/caption] The Russian Service website of Radio Liberty has ignored the widely reported story of a new video in Russia

More than 400 Russian and international media reports on Radio Liberty crisis

After the outgoing president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Steven Korn fired last September dozens of some of the best and most respected independent journalists in

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