All posts tagged Chechnya

Kevin Klose with Radio Liberty's Fired Journalists

Winds of change at Radio Liberty Moscow

BBG Watch Commentary Visiting Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president and CEO Kevin Klose met in Moscow at a private party with many of the Radio Liberty Russian Service journalists who were fired by the previous RFE/RL …

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Radio Free Asia responds to freedom of the press findings with a defense of its unique mission

BBG Watch Commentary A Radio Free Asia (RFA) press release shows how surrogate broadcasting, which International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) top executives believe should be merged into one single program

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Boston, Chechnya, Kazakhstan

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - Boston, Chechnya, Kazakhstan

by The Federalist    
"In reality, the actions of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) executives represent US

Hushing America’s message in terrorism’s redoubt, Washington Times op-ed

In an op-ed in The Washington Times, former Voice of America manager Ted Lipien warns that bureaucratic infighting mustn’t curtail U.S. news

Radio Liberty in Exile fills gap in human rights coverage in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19186" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Radio Liberty in Exile Facebook Page and New Liberty Photo"][/caption] Fired Radio Liberty journalists are providing multimedia human rights news coverage

Recording from U.S. broadcasting meeting has unexplained gaps

BBG Watch Commentary Remember President Nixon's secretary, Rose Mary Woods, and the 18½ minute gap in President Nixon White House tapes? Some of us do. International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB)

Rep. Rohrabacher asks for more U.S. broadcasts to Iran and Pakistan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_12092" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Rep. Dana Rohrabacher at the VOA Chinese 70th anniversary reception, Dec. 2011."][/caption] Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA),

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

Best expert analysis of Chechnya, Boston, jihadism connection comes from Radio Liberty in Exile

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19190" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Andrei Babitsky"][/caption] Fired Radio Liberty Russian journalists delivered some of the best in depth analysis of the links between the Boston bombings,

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional and Defunct – The FY2014 Budget

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional and Defunct  - The FY2014 Budget

by The Federalist   On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 the White House released its FY2014 budget request. For

U.S. – Russia panel on Magnitsky may cover Chechnya, includes critics of Radio Liberty firings

BBG Watch Commentary Monday's, April 22, the Hundson Institue panel in Washington, DC on U.S. - Russia relations, the Magnitsky Act, and the future

Expert analysis from RFE/RL on Boston bombings and Chechnya enhanced by Radio Liberty in Exile

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21897" align="alignleft" width="440" caption="Boston-based Russian writer Mikhail Berg being interviewed by Sergei Mullin for Radio Liberty in Exile."][/caption] Last year, U.S. government bureaucrats in Washington

Bureaucrats proposed cutting US broadcasts to North Caucasus, home of Boston bombing suspects

BBG Watch Commentary. U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) still broadcasts uncensored radio programs in local languages to the largely Muslim North


Tibetans protest at BBG’s Michael Lynton’s LA Sony office against silencing of Voice of America radio in Tibet

A group of Tibetans and human rights community supporters protested Friday in Los Angeles at the Sony Pictures Entertainment office against the planned silencing of the Voice

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

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