All posts tagged Chen Guangcheng

Dissidents and U.S. broadcasting officials honored as champions of free speech

This report is from the independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org). CUSIB’s Executive Director Ann Noonan has spoken at recent Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meetings as a member of the public on the importance of U.S. …

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Three BBG members to receive Champion of Free Speech Award

BBG Watch Commentary Three members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal agency in charge of U.S. international broadcasting, will

Aung San Suu Kyi's visit underscores importance of VOA and RFA radio for freedom advocates in oppressed nations

BBG Watch Commentary

On the occasion of VOA’s 70th anniversary this year, Aung San Suu Kyi said it was like the birthday of a friend, “because the VOA and

CUSIB Advisory Board Member Appo Jabarian thanked Congressman Schiff for supporting Voice of America , discussed funding and need for transparency at Broadcasting Board of Governors

Reposted from the CUSIB website. Photo by Harout Kelechian, USA Armenian Life magazine. [caption id="attachment_15891" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Congressman Adam Schiff and CUSIB member Appo Jabarian"][/caption]

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Editorial on RCI and international broadcasting by Keith Perron

In an interview with Ian Johnson for The New York Review of Books, blind Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng, who now lives in the United States, said

Chen Guangcheng – Foreign broadcasters are wrong to stop broadcasting in shortwave to China

[caption id="attachment_15089" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="2012 VOA Chinese Interview with Chen Guangchen before he left China"][/caption] In an interview with Ian Johnson for The New York Review of Books,

CUSIB Congratulates Two Board Members Who Have Been Honored with the Visual Artists Guild Spirit of Tiananmen Awards

CUSIB Board Members, Jing Zhang and Jianglin Li at the Visual Artists Guild New York Chapter Tiananmen Square Commemoration Event Saturday, June 9, 2012. Jing Zhang was

CUSIB Congratulates Two Board Members Who Have Been Honored with the Visual Artists Guild Spirit of Tiananmen Awards

CUSIB Board Members, Jing Zhang and Jianglin Li at the Visual Artists Guild New York Chapter Tiananmen Square Commemoration Event Saturday, June 9, 2012. Jing Zhang was

A Report on the Current State of Voice of America Mandarin Broadcasts to China

A Report on the Current State of  Voice of America (VOA) Mandarin Broadcasts to China View

A Report on the Current State of Voice of America Mandarin Broadcasts to China

A Report on the Current State of  Voice of America (VOA) Mandarin Broadcasts to China View

The best defense is a good offense at Broadcasting Board of Governors

This comment was sent to BBG Watch by a former Voice of America broadcaster and journalist. Also read:

The best defense is a good offense at Broadcasting Board of Governors

This comment was sent to BBG Watch by a former Voice of America broadcaster and journalist. Also read:

Outstanding reporting on Chen Guangcheng’s story by RFA and VOA is unnoticed by Broadcasting Board of Governors

[caption id="attachment_12220" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Chen as Tank Man - 2011 Christmas Card to Free Blind Chinese Human Rights Activist Chen Guangcheng"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) executives

Chen Guangcheng says he listens to Voice of America radio which IBB executives claim almost no one can hear in China

BBG Watch Commentary

"[B]lind activist Chen Guangcheng ... the youngest of five brothers, began grade school at age 17. He was inspired to tackle injustice by listening to

Voice of America radio to China – the sounds of news silence from Broadcasting Board of Governors

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal agency in charge of US international broadcasting, has eliminated two hours of live Voice of America (VOA) Mandarin radio

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