All posts tagged Dale Cohen

60 Years of Radio Liberty (Svoboda): Coverage as Exercise in Propaganda

Commentary by Leon   60 Years of Radio Liberty (Svoboda): Coverage as Exercise in Propaganda   By Leon (pen-name of RFE/RL insider)   Imagine: You are an alien who visited Earth on March 1, 2013 and landed in Washington, DC, …

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RFE/RL president Kevin Klose to meet in Moscow with human rights leaders and fired Radio Liberty staffers

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19379" align="alignleft" width="122" caption="Kevin Klose"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that newly-appointed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty acting president Kevin Klose is planning to meet in Moscow

RFE/RL news services failed to cover Radio Liberty crisis and Steven Korn’s controversial reign

BBG Watch Commentary A comment left on the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) website points out that

Fired Radio Liberty journalists appeal to BBG and Kevin Klose for reinstatement

BBG Watch Commentary

Fired Radio Liberty journalists appeal to BBG and Kevin Klose for reinstatement, Russian Service employees in Prague and Moscow express solidarity

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Announcement on new RFE/RL president expected soon

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16471" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) members and International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and

One of Ukraine’s most famous journalists welcomes resignation of RFE/RL president

BBG Watch Commentary One of Ukraine's most famous independent journalists Vitali Portnikov welcomed the resignation of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL)

Is BBG looking out for or exploiting its non-U.S. citizen employees?

BBG Watch Commentary Is BBG, the Broadcasting Board of Governors, looking out for or exploiting its non-U.S. citizen employees? It is well known, for example, that foreign-born (non-Czech and

BBG employee union takes note of Andrei Babitsky’s protest at Radio Liberty

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employee union, AFGE Local 1812, has posted on its website a number of commentaries on the crisis at Radio Free Europe/Radio

Radio Liberty in Exile journalists add new features to their “New Liberty” website, get attention from BBG

BBG Watch Commentary Radio Liberty in Exile (Facebook Page) journalists have added several new features to their New Liberty (Novaya Svoboda) website, despite operating


Korn Fed Execs, anonymous journalist comments on RFE/RL “Animal Farm” in Prague

BBG Watch Commentary Korn Fed Execs by Anonymous RFE/RL journalist It does not surprise anyone who grew up east of the Iron Curtain that those who rise to the

Government Spending

Limousines, yachts, business class travel at RFE/RL hopefully to be reviewed by Audit Committee

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Corporate Board Chairman and Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Dennis Mulhaupt has called

Andrei Babitsky

Open letter of Radio Liberty Chechnya war reporter Andrei Babitsky to RFE/RL president Steven Korn

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19007" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Andrei Babitsky"][/caption] In an open letter to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) President and CEO Steven Korn, Andrei Babitsky, one of the

Business class ticket

Business class plane travel and housing allowances for Korn’s favorites at RFE/RL raise questions

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18502" align="alignleft" width="113" caption="Julia Ragona"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that two of the resigning Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) President and CEO Steven Korn's

Anna Politkovskaya journalism student award goes to Irina Chevtayeva, another reporter who left Radio Liberty in protest

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18806" align="aligncenter" width="606" caption="Irina Chevtayeva, who resigned in protest from Radio Liberty last September, won the "Anna Politkovskaya Award" for journalism students in the nomination

David J. Kramer, Freedom House President

Freedom House President refutes statements from RFE/RL officials

BBG Watch Commentary

"Not only have I not changed my views on how bad the situation is at RFE/RL, I came away from the BBG panel more worried than

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