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Vote of the living dead

Head of the CIS-EMO monitoring delegation? Authoritarian regimes have come to place an increasingly high premium on the veneer and perceptions of elections, rather than on their substance, Christopher Walker and Alexander Cooley write for Foreign Policy .

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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

Radio Liberty in Exile journalists sent their comments and analysis to BBG members

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17974" align="aligncenter" width="445" caption="Radio Liberty in Exile Journalists"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that a group of fired Radio Liberty journalists and those who resigned in

Russian and international media on Radio Liberty crisis, Dec. 12, 2012

Shortly after his executives fired dozens of Radio Liberty journalists in Moscow last September, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) president Steven Korn assured the Broadcasting Board

Media on Radio Liberty Update, Nov. 26, 2012

Russian and international media reports on the Radio Liberty crisis, Radio Liberty in Exile and its new website,

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Slip Sliding Away

[caption id="attachment_17889" align="aligncenter" width="630" caption="BBG's 2012 Global Weekly Audience Estimate"][/caption] Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Slip Sliding Away by The Federalist We now see in stark detail

One of the worst-managed federal agencies, BBG, has become even worse

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has received even lower scores in the 2012 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, conducted by the Office of Personnel Management

Radio Liberty Website, Oct. 22, 2012

Radio Liberty Russian website going to the dogs

According to a report prepared by former Radio Liberty employees, the station's Russian Service website is not being frequently updated by the recently hired

Radio Free Asia managers and employees, other BBG broadcasters, oppose merger plan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15430" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="Libby Liu, RFA President"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) plan to merge the grantee-surrogate broadcasters into one large administrative structure is

Radio Free Asia managers and employees, other BBG broadcasters, oppose merger plan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15430" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="Libby Liu, RFA President"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) plan to merge the grantee-surrogate broadcasters into one large administrative structure is

A Report on the Current State of Voice of America Mandarin Broadcasts to China

A Report on the Current State of  Voice of America (VOA) Mandarin Broadcasts to China View

A Report on the Current State of Voice of America Mandarin Broadcasts to China

A Report on the Current State of  Voice of America (VOA) Mandarin Broadcasts to China View

Empowering independent media: U.S. efforts to foster a free press and an open Internet

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Efforts to bolster independent media and an open Internet overseas are having significant impact, but face a

New media scholar Nikolay Rudenskiy is author of ‘pro-Putin Bias in VOA’ study

Sources told BBG Watch that an independent Russian journalist who warned about a "pro-Putin" bias of the Voice of America Russian Service is new media scholar Dr.

New media scholar Nikolay Rudenskiy is author of 'pro-Putin Bias in VOA' study

Sources told BBG Watch that an independent Russian journalist who warned about a "pro-Putin" bias of the Voice of America Russian Service is new media scholar Dr.

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