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CUSIB calls on BBG to expand journalism and shrink agency’s bureaucracy

The following CUSIB statement was presented by Joseph Noonan at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open board meeting on October 8, 2015 in Washington, DC: CUSIB STATEMENT – VIDEO (as prepared for delivery) Good morning and thank you for …

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CUSIB asks McConnell to keep Ashe as BBG member

In a letter to Senator Mitch McConnell, the independent and nonpartisan Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB - cusib.org) asked the Senate Minority Leader to retain Governor

RFE/RL’s interim president expected to address Czech Helsinki Committee concerns with new personnel and policy decisions

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that newly-appointed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president Kevin Klose plans to announce soon personnel and policy decisions designed to

RFE/RL's interim president expected to address Czech Helsinki Committee concerns with new personnel and policy decisions

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that newly-appointed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president Kevin Klose plans to announce soon personnel and policy decisions designed to

Video of CUSIB's Ann Noonan at BBG meeting defending fired Radio Liberty journalists

The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB - cusib.org) has released a video of CUSIB Executive Director Ann Noonan who spoke last Friday at

CUSIB Executive Director Ann Noonan calls on BBG to reinstate fired Radio Liberty journalists

[caption id="attachment_20333" align="alignleft" width="349" caption="CUSIB Executive Director Ann Noonan at BBG Feb. 2013 Meeting"][/caption] At the end of today's Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open meeting in Washington,

Radio Liberty in Exile issues statement on meeting with RFE/RL acting president Kevin Klose

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19186" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Radio Liberty n Exile"][/caption] After much internal debate, journalists of Radio Liberty in Exile issued a

The State of America’s Voice: Good, According to VOA Director, But Audience Drops

BBG Watch Commentary   The Voice of America (VOA) director David Ensor posted an upbeat message about VOA on his blog, but recent audience surveys show that  during his tenure

Congressional Record, April 6, 2011: Rep. Rohrabacher confronts BBG on China and Iran

[caption id="attachment_10405" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Rep. Dana Rohrabacher"][/caption] From time to time, BBG Watch publishes significant historical documents on U.S. international broadcasting. Today, we want to bring you for

CUSIB Welcomes Michael Benjamin to Advisory Board

The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – www.cusib.org), a nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization working to strengthen free flow of uncensored news from the United States to

CUSIB Statement on Recent BBG Developments

The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting has released a statement expressing its opposition to the growth of bureaucracy at the Broadcasting Board of Governors at the

Russian human rights leader Lyudmila Alexeeva wants two RFE/RL managers to resign, asks for return of fired Radio Liberty journalists

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17551" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Lyudmila Alexeeva "][/caption] In a letter to the newly-appointed Radio Free

Clinton: If we don't have an up-to-date, modern, effective Broadcasting Board of Governors, we shouldn't have one at all

BBG Watch Commentary Hillary Clinton gave the final major speech Thursday as the outgoing Secretary of State at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington and later expressed

MAXIMUS HUBRIS: DYSFUNCTION, employee union describes problems at Broadcasting Board of Governors

The union representing Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees is publishing a series of articles on its website highlighting problems at the U.S. international broadcasting agency, which

VOA union leader appeals to Director Lobo to stop intimidating security procedures

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"It’s a New Year, let’s make it the BBG’s best." - Dick Lobo
[caption id="attachment_12279" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="IBB Director Richard Lobo"][/caption] Imagine if Willis Conover, the legendary

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