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At Broadcasting Board of Governors, public diplomacy starts at how its executives treat their most vulnerable foreign employees

How an employer treats his employees determines how loyal they are, how well they perform and how an organization they work for is perceived by the public. Public opinion matters, especially for government employers. For the Broadcasting Board of Governors …

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U.S. public diplomacy chief Tara Sonenshine to visit the disappearing Voice of America

[caption id="attachment_14296" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tara Sonenshine"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) executives who have embarrassed the Obama Administration by their decision to

Something rotten in the state of the BBG

A guest commentary by Edite Lynch The continued flow of information from people in the know concerning the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and concurrently the International Broadcasting

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Forget Voice of America radio WHAM ( Winning Hearts and Minds )

CACOPHONY AT COHEN CONTINUUM: Dance of the Comedians by Quo Vadis  In November 2011, at a forum sponsored by the Public Diplomacy Council and reported on by Adam Clayton

Linguistic Peking Duck Soup at Broadcasting Board of Governors

The Broadcasting Board of Governors has unveiled its budget proposal for FY2013 which calls for eliminating Voice of America radio, television and Internet programs in Cantonese, ending

Broadcasting Board of Governors member lashes out against domestic critics, calling them ‘cowards’

BBG Watch Commentary We have just heard that the chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors Walter Isaacson is stepping down from his post at the BBG. He

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

‘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

BBG Watch launches Public Diplomacy section, warns against diminished public oversight of U.S. international broadcasting

With the unfortunate demise of the United States Diplomacy Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, citizen input into how

BBG executives close down Voice of America broadcasting services, pay themselves hefty bonuses

This report was prompted by the news of the Voice of America Croatian Service being forced off the air and the Internet on the orders of the

Deloitte BBG Grantee Consolidation Assessment

Deloitte Tells BBG to Move Quickly with Consolidation

"If VOA constitutes communications essential to national security, privatization may not be feasible," - Deloitte
"If VOA constitutes communications essential to national security, privatization may not be feasible,"

US ‘must do more’ to promote Russian democracy — NED

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): The Obama administration has pursued “a robust strategy for supporting democratic change and civil society development in Russia,”

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Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting Announces Advisory Board — CUSIB Press Release

BBG Watch is reposting the CUSIB Press Release, which we have just received. It lists the members of the CUSIB's Advisory Board and explains

‘New battle for hearts and minds’ in former Soviet space? — NED

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Are authoritarians winning the war of ideas in the former Soviet bloc?

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Declinism redux? — NED

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): We’ve heard about the new authoritarianism, the rise of the rest, the reputed appeal of the China model,

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