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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 from individuals and groups opposed to limiting public ownership and control of U.S. Government’s journalistic communications with foreign audiences.

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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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Personnel Reshuffle at Voice of America may hasten the undoing of the place, BBG Watch commentator says

A BBG Watch commentator described the announced personnel reshuffle at the Voice of America in the following terms: “This is going to have no material impact on anything

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

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 links to Lobo-bonuses story, offers salary search, 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 website in the four months since its launch in September 2011 dealt with some aspect of mismanagement and

Victor Ashe Annoys Peers, says Knoxville’s Metro Pulse, quotes from

A Knoxville magazine website Metro Pulse quoted from in its report about Broadcasting Board Governor Victor Ashe’s unprecedented one-man campaign to reform the federal agency in charge

Broadcasting Board Governor Victor Ashe praised for listening to employee concerns

The American Federation of Government Employees Local 1812 (AFGE Local 1812) published a report on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Victor Ashe’s recent visit to the

Voice of America resists CNN-ization with humor – The Literary Adventures of the Steves

We have reported earlier on the placement into high-paying government jobs at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) of former CNN employees, many of whom don’t have any

Chen as Tank Man - 2011 Christmas Card to Free Blind Chinese Human Rights Activist Chen Guangcheng

Chen as Tank Man – Chen Guangcheng: Send a Christmas Card to Blind Chinese Human Rights Activist

Women’s Rights Without Frontiers is launching a Christmas Card campaign in support of Chen Guangcheng. WRWF President, Reggie Littlejohn, stated, “Send a Christmas card to encourage Chen Guangcheng

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on Voice of America Broadcasts to China

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on 70 years of VOA broadcasting to China

BBG Watch is releasing a full transcript of Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s special video statement on the 70th anniversary of Voice of America (VOA) broadcasting to China. While her

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