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BBG member may have a conflict in vigorously defending media freedom

BBG Watch Commentary At the May 15, 2013 open meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Ann Noonan, Executive Director of the Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org) expressed CUSIB’s concern that some BBG members and nominees …

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Crocker and Ashe: both needed at Broadcasting Board of Governors

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - Chess Moves

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Every dollar that we give to VOA comes back to us with hundreds of dollars of goodwill

[caption id="attachment_22349" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Congressman Eliot Engel"][/caption] Congressman Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), ranking member of the House

Michael Lynton misses another Broadcasting Board of Governors meeting, makes agency ungovernable

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21917" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="BBG Board, Apr. 2013. Image shows four vacancies."][/caption] Sources at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) report that BBG's Interim Presiding Governor

Sonenshine to leave public diplomacy post at State, sources told BBG Watch

BBG Watch Exclusive News Report and Commentary [caption id="attachment_14296" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tara Sonenshine"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs

Radio Liberty in Exile covers Navalny trial with videos, photos, interviews and news reports

BBG Watch Commentary Radio Liberty in Exile covers Navalny trial with videos, photos, interviews and news reports [caption id="attachment_21851" align="alignleft" width="421" caption="Supporter of Navalny, photo by Yuri Timofeev"][/caption] Russian journalists

Tara Sonenshine on Public Diplomacy, Voice of America Interview

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14296" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tara Sonenshine"][/caption] Voice of America (VOA) interviewed Tara Sonenshine, the U.S. Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.

Obama nominates Matthew C. Armstrong to serve on Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21706" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Matt Armstrong"][/caption] President Obama announced his intent to nominate Matthew C. Armstrong to serve as a member of the Broadcasting Board of

Digital Journal Op-Ed: America could learn from rappers’ tribute to Radio Free Europe

Digital Journal Op-Ed: America could learn from rappers'

Video of Wilson Center Roundtable Discussion on the Future of U.S. Global Media

BBG Watch Commentary After a long delay, the Wilson Center posted the video of the roundtable discussion

Fired Radio Liberty journalist writes about his Holocaust video project

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16730" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Mumin Shakirov "][/caption] In September 2012, the former Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) management team fired some of the best journalists in

Sergei Kovalyov at Radio Liberty 60th anniversary event in Moscow

The gathering in Moscow on March 1 was organized by Radio Liberty in Exile, a group of fired Radio Liberty journalists and their supporters. Sergei Kovalyov a

RFE/RL Acting President Kevin Klose Marks 60 Years Of Radio Liberty

On March 1, 1953, Radio Liberty (then called Radio Liberation) began broadcasting in Russian to the Soviet Union. On the 60th anniversary of that first broadcast, RFE/RL

What would George Orwell say about journalism at Radio Liberty?

BBG Watch Commentary "Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations." - attributed to George Orwell “News is something somebody doesn't want

Radio Liberty is joined by Lyudmila Alexeeva to celebrate 60 years of defending free speech

BBG Watch Commentary Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has posted videos of the Radio Liberty 60th anniversary event held Friday at the RFE/RL headquarters in Washington. The main guest

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