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CUSIB calls on BBG to expand journalism and shrink agency’s bureaucracy

The following CUSIB statement was presented by Joseph Noonan at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open board meeting on October 8, 2015 in Washington, DC: CUSIB STATEMENT – VIDEO (as prepared for delivery) Good morning and thank you for …

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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

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

David Satter, RFERL Photo by Laura Mir

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

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CUSIB Marks International Human Rights Day, CUSIB Press Release

The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB - cusib.org) posted a new press release

From Velvet Underground to Velvet Revolution

After Soviet tanks crushed Czechoslovakia’s Prague Spring in 1968, all performing musicians were vetted for loyalty to the new regime, The Economist notes . The criteria included:

Azerbaijan – Internet freedom under increasing attack in Azerbaijan, report finds

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: A new report by the Expression Online Initiative, led by the Institute for Reporters' Freedom and Safety, cites restrictive laws and politically-motivated

Rep. Eliot L. Engel

U.S. Rep. Engel: Voice of America was instrumental during the Cold War and is instrumental now

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_23067" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Rep. Eliot L. Engel"][/caption] In his

Rep. Edward Royce

U.S. Rep. Ed Royce draws a clear distinction between Voice of America and surrogate broadcasters

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22747" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="U.S. Congressman Ed Royce"][/caption] In an opening statement at the hearing Wednesday on reforming "Broadcasting Board of Governors: An Agency 'Defunct'," the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen – management of U.S. international broadcasting needs to change

Speaking at the conclusion of today's House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R - FL) called for

VOA English has a staff reporter in Istanbul, finally

BBG Watch Commentary (Advisory: This commentary refers only to Voice of America (VOA) English-language coverage of the protests in Turkey. VOA Turkish Service has been providing comprehensive and balanced

BBG Governor Victor Ashe: situation at RFE/RL ‘has been righted’

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22743" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Governor Susan McCue presides over the June 19 meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors."][/caption] At the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Coward Media

Commentary by Ted Lipien [caption id="attachment_22583" align="alignnone" width="512" caption="Coward Media"][/caption] Istanbul, June 8, 2013. Protest signs on Taksim Square in Istanbul say "Coward Media." The very few acts of

RFE/RL acting president Kevin Klose discusses reforms at Radio Liberty in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary At the broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open meeting in Washington, DC on May 15, 2013, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president

BBG’s Michael Meehan: human rights leaders in Russia are under unbelievable threats

BBG Watch Commentary Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Michael Meehan said that human rights leaders in Russia are under unbelievable threats from President Putin and his government.

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