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Former Pentagon official's views on BBG and China are worth re-reading

Today’s Pentagon budget must expend billions to cope with new Chinese weapons systems. But we can fund outlets of freedom like VOA and RFA that can eventually reduce that threat by fostering political reform in China for a fraction of …

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BBG's "Recent Threats to Media Freedom" statement remains open to charges of hypocrisy

The latest BBG statement on threats to media freedom, while quite strong, ignores the detention of VOA correspondent in China earlier this year and is silent on violence

Richard Gere: Tibet's monks get news from VOA radio

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"How did they |monks in Tibet | know the new President would be meeting with their

Richard Gere: Tibet’s monks get news from VOA radio

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"How did they |monks in Tibet | know the new President would be meeting with their

Victims of China's forced sterilization get news from VOA radio

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This woman from a rural area insisted that her

Victims of China’s forced sterilization get news from VOA radio

[caption id="attachment_10955" align="alignleft" width="113" caption="Jing Zhang, Women's Rights in China president"][/caption]Anonymous victim of China's forced sterilization policy --

This woman from a rural area insisted that her

Huchen Zhang, VOA senior editor: BBG and IBB will have 48 more managers

While cutting $8 million from the China branch, there will be an increase of $9 million for BBG and IBB management; while eliminating 45 core journalistic positions,

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Huchen Zhang, VOA senior editor: BBG and IBB will have 48 more managers

While cutting $8 million from the China branch, there will be an increase of $9 million for BBG and IBB management; while eliminating 45 core journalistic positions, the

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Washington Post columnist: BBG consistently rated by OPM at the bottom of the barrel in government

BBG stands for the Broadcasting Board of Governors. But it could just as well mean "bottom of the barrel in government," wrote Washington Post columnist Joe Davidson in

Senator Coburn: no transparency or accountability at BBG

Senator Tom Coburn --

BBG structure leads to no accountability, that is, each member of the Board is solely responsible for a certain area or type of

Helle Dale, Heritage Foundation: Support Continued Voice of America Broadcasting to China

Unless Congress steps in, there is a real danger that a strategic

Free Church for China: VOA cuts will stifle religious freedom

Ann Noonan, Free Church for China --

These changes | BBG-proposed cuts for VOA | will stifle the struggles of the young people in China who seek

Women's Rights Without Frontiers president questions BBG claims about VOA in China

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"I believe that the VOA

Secretary Clinton: U.S. is losing the information war

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton --

So we are in an information war. And we are losing that war. I'll be very blunt in my assessment. Al-Jazeera

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Secretary Clinton: U.S. is losing the information war

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton --

So we are in an information war. And we are losing that war. I'll be very blunt in my assessment. Al-Jazeera is

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