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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. Nikolay Rudenskiy. Dr

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Legal analysis of BBG merger plan pays minimal attention to political, legislative and journalistic pitfalls

FreeMediaOnline.org Washington, D.C - Truckee, CA, November 22, 2011 -- Free Media Online Report and Commentary -- While Free Media Online and

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,"

NGOs defend media freedom against Kim Jong-Il's regime — Free Media Online

Reporters Without Borders (RSF), an international media freedom NGO, visited the South Korean capital of Seoul in July to evaluate the level of media freedom and freedom

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Former VOA executive advocates a multi-platform approach that includes radio and TV

In a paper published by the Public Diplomacy Council, Alan L. Heil Jr., a former deputy director of VOA, the author of

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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

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

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

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BBG Internet strategy downplays human rights reporting

[caption id="attachment_10423" align="alignleft" width="216" caption="Image from VOA Russian Service web post "What American women think about sex." Such stories are designed to beef up page views."][/caption] An independent

Senator Lugar: Another U.S. Deficit -China and America- Public Diplomacy in the Age of the Internet

From Senator Lugar's website: On February 15, 2011, Senator Dick Lugar released a

Senator Lugar: U.S. International Broadcasting – Is Anybody Listening?

From Senator Lugar's website: On June 9, 2010, Senator Dick Lugar released a report prepared by the minority staff of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. In

U.S. International Broadcasting in Leaderless Limbo | The Foundry: Conservative Policy News.

U.S. International Broadcasting in Leaderless Limbo | The Foundry: Conservative Policy

Report Cites Continued Weaknesses in US Broadcasting to Cuba – Voice of America

U.S. lawmakers have heard testimony about continuing weaknesses in U.S.-government funded television broadcasting to Cuba. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) updated members of Congress on steps taken by

ProPublica.org: Report Calls Alhurra a Failure

 FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog, December 11, 2008, San Francisco -- ProPublica.org, a nonprofit investigative journalism website,

Public Diplomacy experts urge Obama to stop BBG from silencing VOA

The Public Diplomacy Council, a nonprofit organization which includes former diplomats, academics and other foreign policy experts, has called on President elect

The World Still Needs the Voice of America by Helle Dale, The Heritage Foundation

FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog, September 5, 2008, San Francisco -- Helle Dale, the director

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