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Senator Roger F. Wicker

Senator Wicker pushes to keep foreign radio services open — IBB wants them cut to keep its own budget and positions

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a leading Senator on the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, is urging the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) to continue operating Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Balkan Service …

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BBG Summary of Appropriations FY 2012 – FY 2014

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) requests $731.08 million for FY 2014: $722.58 million for International Broadcasting Operations and $8.50 million for Broadcasting Capital Improvements.

BBG Press Release: BBG Budget Request Reflects Strategic Priorities And Global Media Environment

BBG Watch is reposting a BBG Press Release on FY 2014 BBG Budget Request. It is worth noting that the press release does not mention the proposed elimination

BBG’s Governor Ashe visits Asia where BBG plans major cuts in Voice of America broadcasts

[caption id="attachment_13919" align="aligncenter" width="502" caption="Governor Ashe with VOA reporting team in Phnom Penh"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) senior Republican member Ambassador Victor Ashe is visiting Asia

Obama, Clinton, Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi congratulate VOA on 70th anniversary amid severe cuts

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Human rights groups appeal to Congress to save broadcasts to China, Tibet and other nations without free media

[caption id="attachment_13368" align="aligncenter" width="479" caption="Sign a Petition - Save Voice of America Radio To Tibet - Click on the Image to Sign."][/caption]This announcement was first published by

Demoralized Voice of America — Georgian Service

"The Georgian Service of the Voice of America is demoralized," a VOA staffer wrote to BBG Watch. It is one of many VOA English and language services

Quieting the Voice of America – Helle Dale, The Heritage Foundation

"More than 30 years have passed since Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn wrote about the “Soft Voice of

Trouble at PNN – Voice of America to Iran – BBG blamed

Several recent media reports point to serious problems at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), its Voice of America (VOA) broadcasts to Iran and VOA Russian website.

Cantonese speakers face moves against their language from Chinese and American officials

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BBG awarded 50 million dollar contract to Gallup while planning to terminate broadcasts and fire over 200 journalists

[caption id="attachment_13391" align="aligncenter" width="560" caption="Broadcasting Board of Governors awards 50 million dollar research contract to Gallup while eliminating dozens of overseas broadcasts and over 200 U.S.-based jobs."][/caption] Journalists

We Are Not All Together at Broadcasting Board of Governors

"We Are Not All Together" were prophetic words from AFGE Local 1812, a union representing Broadcasting Board

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Not Too Big To Fail

[caption id="attachment_13247" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="BBG members with IBB Director Richard Lobo and Deputy Director Jeff Trimble"][/caption]by The Federalist The Broadcasting Board of Governors - International Broadcasting Bureau (BBG/IBB),

BBG member S. Enders Wimbush described as chief architect of program cuts to Tibet, China and other communist countries

BBG Watch News Commentary Sources told BBG Watch that it was not former Democratic Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Walter Isaacson but Republican member S. Enders Wimbush

BBG member S. Enders Wimbush described as chief architect of program cuts to Tibet, China and other communist countries

BBG Watch News Commentary Sources told BBG Watch that it was not former Democratic Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Walter Isaacson but Republican member S. Enders Wimbush

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