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Every dollar that we give to VOA comes back to us with hundreds of dollars of goodwill

Congressman Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs committee and co-chair of the Albanian Issues Caucus, spoke at VOA Albanian Service’s 70th anniversary celebration in Washington on May 7th, 2013. Although targeting a small and a …

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BBG Governors McCue and Meehan urge RFE/RL to work on returning fired journalists to Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary

“In particular, we have asked Acting RFE/RL President Kevin Klose and his team to continue their timely outreach now under way to all the former

Kazakh political prisoner is unhappy with Radio Liberty programs

BBG Watch Commentary

"By the way, it turns out that Azattyq (RFE/RL's Kazakh Service) programs have drastically declined. There is neither political news nor political analysis." - Kazakh poet

Russian opposition leaders say Radio Liberty is no longer a reliable source of information

"In the last few years Putin’s authoritarian regime intensified its offensive on Russian media." "In this precise moment the civil society has been deprived of an important and reliable

Clinton – Broadcasting Board of Governors is practically defunct

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today that the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the federal agency in charge of U.S. international broadcasting, is practically defunct in terms

Fired Radio Liberty journalists appeal to BBG and Kevin Klose for reinstatement

BBG Watch Commentary

Fired Radio Liberty journalists appeal to BBG and Kevin Klose for reinstatement, Russian Service employees in Prague and Moscow express solidarity

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Radio Liberty remains in a coma – Russian journalist tells Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary

Radio Liberty remains in a coma - Russian journalist Sophia Kornienko tells Broadcasting Board of Governors

"The only way to help Radio Svoboda escape clinical death is

David J. Kramer, Freedom House President

Freedom House President refutes statements from RFE/RL officials

BBG Watch Commentary

"Not only have I not changed my views on how bad the situation is at RFE/RL, I came away from the BBG panel more worried than

‘Special operation’ at Radio Liberty Moscow – Part Two

"I remember guards at our beloved RFE/RL Moscow editorial office and frozen eyes of bureaucrats saying 'Thank you, we no longer need your service. Here is your compensation,

Aung San Suu Kyi's visit underscores importance of VOA and RFA radio for freedom advocates in oppressed nations

BBG Watch Commentary

On the occasion of VOA’s 70th anniversary this year, Aung San Suu Kyi said it was like the birthday of a friend, “because the VOA and

Elimination, not reduction, of Voice of America Tibetan radio is proposed by BBG

The Dalai Lama said that Voice of America Tibetan radio is “vital medicine” for Tibetans, and the Tibetan people consider it as one of the most valuable and

Tibetan monks listen secretly to Voice of America radio soon to be silenced by BBG

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"The [Buddhist] monks [in Tibet] listen secretly to

BBG Plans Hit Major Rocks and Realities in VOA Central News – The Federalist

The entities – all the entities – function better as self-contained units, serving their respective missions and intended audiences. -- The Federalist
We could not agree more with

BBG Plans Hit Major Rocks and Realities in VOA Central News – The Federalist

The entities – all the entities – function better as self-contained units, serving their respective missions and intended audiences. — The Federalist We could not agree more with

Deloitte Tells BBG to Move Quickly with Consolidation – Free Media Online

"If VOA constitutes communications essential to national security, privatization may not be feasible," - Deloitte
"If VOA constitutes communications essential to national security, privatization may not be feasible,"

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