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Rep. Eliot L. Engel

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

BBG Watch Commentary In his opening statement at the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing, “Broadcasting Board of Governors: An Agency ‘Defunct’,” Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY) said that the “Voice of America (VOA) was instrumental during the Cold War …

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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)

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.

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

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

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

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

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