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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 this statement from The Federalist, one of our regular and popular contributors

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CUSIB’s open letter to BBG urges greater public scrutiny of U.S. international broadcasting

The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) has sent an open letter to members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) warning against a threat of diminished public

‘Old white guys’ meet ‘cute young intern’ and First Amendment at the Broadcasting Board of Governors

A commentary by BBG Watch Cute High School Intern Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) officials have gotten so used to running their small federal agency like their own

Isaacson compromises in battle over public control of U.S. international broadcasting

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) chairman Walter Isaacson has modified some of his positions on the reorganization of U.S. international broadcasting in response to criticism and pressure

Architects of BBG’s failed China plan rewarded with new positions

Two Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) officials described by BBG Watch sources as chief architects of the failed BBG plan to end Voice of America (VOA) radio and TV broadcasts

Recognition of Voice of America broadcasts by BBG attributed to pressure from negative publicity

The announcement by the Broadcasting Board of Governors that at the open meeting scheduled for January 13 the Board will honor the 70th anniversary of the Voice of

New Voice of America logo is old but its return may be a good sign, perhaps

There is little new about the new Voice of America logo.

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BBG seeks centralization of news output

The BBG Chairman Walter Isaacson and his executives love centralization and central planning. (They developed a Five-Year Strategic Plan — five-year plans, does that sound familiar?) Never mind

BBG seeking social media newsroom contractor – consultant, possibly for friend of current manager

This particular announcement for a an experienced social media newsroom consultant at the Broadcasting Board of Governors strikes us as being written for a particular person who may

Radio Free Europe – Radio Liberty places article about its employees’ samizdat on internal website

From a BBG Watch source in Prague: Incidentally, Alsou Taheri’s article, “Samizdat at Radio Free Europe – Radio Liberty describes discrimination against foreigners, women and ‘old white guys’,”

NewsChief.com on Senator Coburn, Broadcasting Board of Governors and government waste

As reported by NewsChief.com, federal agencies owned or leased more than 662,000 cars, vans, sport-utility vehicles, buses and ambulances, which consume about 1 million gallons of fuel per

Some Voice of America contract employees not paid since November

Forget about Christmas shopping and paying your mortgage.

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Some Voice of America contract employees

FedSmith.com links to Lobo-bonuses story, offers salary search

FedSmith.com, an information portal for sources of information impacting the federal community, has posted a summary of the BBG Watch report, “Leader of federal agency with lowest leadership

Leader of federal agency with lowest leadership ratings justifies cash awards for executives

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees are both annoyed and amused by the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo’s memo in which he justifies bonuses paid

BBG Watch most popular posts focus on mismanagement at Broadcasting Board of Governors

Almost all of the most popular posts on the BBGWatch.com website in the four months since its launch in September 2011 dealt with some aspect of mismanagement and

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