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U.S. Still Needs Radio for Public Diplomacy in the Internet Age – WPR

Tom Woods, World Politics Review analyst, wrote that during the last presidential debate, which was focused on foreign policy, Republican nominee Mitt Romney “missed an opportunity to criticize one aspect of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy that has gone largely …

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Radio Liberty-in-Exile appeals to Obama and Romney for help, former Reagan campaign official adds his support

The Radio Liberty-in-Exile group of fired journalists and those who resigned in protest against actions of the American management of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has appealed to

Radio Liberty listeners appeal to President Obama to bring back fired Radio Liberty journalists, restore radio programs

[caption id="attachment_17071" align="aligncenter" width="612" caption="Individual listeners of Radio Liberty continuing their protest at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow on Wednesday. The main demonstration of Radio Liberty listeners in

Dismissed Radio Liberty Moscow Journalists Sent Their Appeal to U.S. Administration, Congress, and Mitt Romney

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that a committee of 35 journalists and other staffers out of about 40 Radio Liberty (Radio Svoboda) Moscow bureau employees who were

Former U.S. Senator Norman Coleman among potential Republican candidates for BBG

BBG Watch has learned that unconfirmed reports list former U.S. Senator Norman Coleman is one of the potential candidates to fill a vacant Republican position on the

Obama to nominate Jeffrey Shell as BBG Chairman

[caption id="attachment_16435" align="alignleft" width="108" caption="Jeffrey Shell, Comcast Photo"][/caption] President Obama says he intends to nominate Jeffrey Shell as Member and Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

Are BBG/IBB officials out of step with Obama on employee privacy?

The top lawyer for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) said, wrongly, that reporting wrongdoing to the media is not whistleblowing. The BBG passed a resolution threatening employees

Deemphasizing of international experience led to Voice of America ignoring Obama's Polish gaffe

BBG Watch Commentary Layoffs of experienced journalists, closing down of foreign language services, recent hiring of former domestic CNN editors and the absence of Voice of America (VOA)

Op-Ed: Strange and Incomprehensible Actions of the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Op-Ed: Strange and Incomprehensible Actions of the Broadcasting Board of Governors A Guest Commentary from Canada by Edite Lynch It has become worldwide knowledge that American President Barack

Victor Ashe offers his email address for public comments on U.S. international broadcasting

[caption id="attachment_14612" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Send an email to BBG member Victor Ashe"][/caption] Often referred to as a senior Republican member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Ambassador

PRNewswire – CUSIB Applauds Plea From Human Rights Campaigner Annette Lantos to Save Voice of America Broadcasts to China, Tibet and Russia

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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

Broadcasting Board of Governors ignores Congress

A guest commentary by Edite Lynch “Purging” as it is being applied to what is happening to the Voice of America (VOA) broadcasts is a correct term because

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

Save Voice of America Tibetan Radio appeals to Congress for protection from Obama Administration cut

A recently launched Save Voice of America Tibetan Radio website (www.savevoatibetanradio.com) and a Facebook page (

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