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John Lenczowski

The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski | BBG Watch report

The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski | BBG Watch report BBG Watch Commentary In an Wall Street Journal op-ed, former President Reagan’s Soviet affairs advisor John Lenczowski argues for a presidentially-appointed full-time director of U.S. …

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Mario Corti

Letter to the Editor from Mario Corti

Andrei Babitsky is viewed as one of Radio Liberty’s most courageous reporters. Wikipedia article on Andrei Babitsky (Russian: Андрей

Senator Roger F. Wicker

Senator Wicker pushes to keep foreign radio services open — IBB wants them cut to keep its own budget and positions

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a leading Senator on the

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CUSIB Statement on Denial of Visa by Russia to David Satter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2014 CUSIB Statement on Denial of Visa by Russia to David Satter Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) is appalled by the Russian Government's denial

Radio-Liberty-in-Exile

Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty Board plans to hear directly from fired Radio Liberty journalists

BBG Watch Commentary Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Board of Directors are planning to consult former Radio Liberty journalists in

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Not Too Big To Fail

by The Federalist The Broadcasting Board of Governors – International Broadcasting Bureau (BBG/IBB), known to be the worst organization in the Federal Government, added to its reputation on

Will fundraising for Obama get Dick Lobo chairmanship of Broadcasting Board of Governors?

BBG Watch Commentary There have been rumors that Richard Lobo, the current director of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB), is being considered by the White House for the

Old perestroika journalists need not apply – RFE/RL President Steven Korn defends his record

Old perestroika journalists need not apply – Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty President Steven Korn defends his record A BBG Watch Commentary We welcome the first posts from

Media freedom activist Ted Lipien warns against diminished public stake in U.S. international broadcasting

Republished from the Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) website: In an article published in American Diplomacy, a quarterly electronic journal of commentary, analysis, and research on American

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

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

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’,”

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‘Old white guys’ – National Review links to BBG Watch discrimination and mismanagement story

“Old White Guys” – The Open Season is On The “old white guys” comment attributed to a former CNN associate of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman

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