All posts tagged Edward R. Murrow

U.S. Rep. Jones and BBG Governor Ashe pledge support for shortwave radio broadcasts

The Edward R. Murrow Transmitting Station is the largest BBG transmission facility in the United States. This four minute video provides an introduction to its history and operations. Approximately 85% of the shortwave broadcasts from the Murrow Transmitting station in …

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Bipartisan effort by Victor Ashe and North Carolina congressmen to save BBG transmitting station is part of larger fight for public oversight of U.S. international broadcasting

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), a federal agency which oversees U.S. government-funded international broadcasting by the Voice of America (VOA), Radio and TV Marti

Passive aggressive BBG staff?

BBG Watch Commentary Is it only us, or was Lynne Weil engaging in a bit of passive aggressive behavior at the recent Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meeting in

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

Congress tries to thwart BBG attempts to shut down Voice of America

THAT PESKY CONGRESS: THWARTING ATTEMPTS BY THE BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS AND ITS EXECUTIVE STAFF TO SHUT DOWN VOA by Quo Vadis   Year after fiscal year, members of Congress

North Carolina Congressman Asks For Modernizing U.S. Broadcasting Facility

BBG Watch News Commentary [caption id="attachment_13536" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Rep. Walter B. Jones"][/caption] Rep. Walter B. Jones (R-NC) is asking the Broadcasting

U.S. official Victor Ashe calls for keeping a radio facility capable of reaching China

This is an exclusive report by BBG Watch (BBGWatch.com). Republication is permitted with attribution. BBGWatch.com - December 20, 2011 - Victor Ashe, a

BBG Governor Victor Ashe calls shortwave broadcasting to countries without free media 'valuable'

Ashe pauses before a portrait of Murrow with Walter Patterson, right, station manager. The Broadcasting Board of Governors announced that BBG Governor Victor Ashe toured the last remaining

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