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CUSIB calls on BBG to expand journalism and shrink agency’s bureaucracy

The following CUSIB statement was presented by Joseph Noonan at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open board meeting on October 8, 2015 in Washington, DC: CUSIB STATEMENT – VIDEO (as prepared for delivery) Good morning and thank you for …

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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

Visual Artists Guild

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

Clinton on U.S. International Broadcasting

Fox, Marks, Perron, and others on Clinton and ‘defunct’ U.S. international broadcasting

BBG Watch Commentary With the publication of this article, "Clinton

On his first day as Acting President, BBG Watch extends best wishes to Kevin Klose at RFE/RL

Welcome Kevin Klose - We Wish You Well

[caption id="attachment_19379" align="alignleft" width="122" caption="Kevin Klose"][/caption] BBG Watch usually does not do this, but we feel it is important at

Broadcasting Board of Governors may put a stop to intimidation of journalists by senior managers

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that attempts by seniors executives and managers to intimidate journalists and other critics may no longer be tolerated at the Broadcasting

Clinton – ‘We have abdicated the international broadcasting arena.’ Why?

Steven Korn condemns media critics of his soon-to-end tenure as RFE/RL president

BBG Watch Commentary The outgoing Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) president and CEO Steven Korn, whose resignation becomes effective January 25, blasted his media critics in an interview

Lyudmila Alexeyeva

Human rights leaders in Russia condemn mass firing of Radio Liberty journalists

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16754" align="alignleft" width="199" caption="Lyudmila Alexeyeva, photo by Владимир Липка (Vladimir Lipka)"][/caption] Reports in Russian media say that a letter of protest sent to the Secretary

Inner City Press reporter Matthew Russell Lee

Why independent reporter Matthew Russell Lee annoys Voice of America? – BBG Watch

Posted from BBG Watch: read original here. BBG Watch Commentary There is little doubt that United Nations officials find independent reporter Matthew Russell Lee highly annoying. His reports have


Please sign International Campaign for Tibet’ s Letter to Congress to save Voice of America Tibetan radio

The International Campaign for Tibet NGO has posted online an easy to use form for sending a letter to members of Congress to

Voice of Russia Letter to BBG on Election Coverage Restrictions

Op-Ed: America’s radios dancing to Putin’s tune in Moscow

In a Digital Journal news commentary, Op-Ed: America's radios dancing to

CUSIB starts campaign against Broadcasting Board of Governors’ cuts in broadcasts to Tibet, China and other countries

The nongovernmental and independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting has issued a strong statement in opposition to the Broadcasting Board of Governors' plans to eliminate or reduce

United States – Reporters Without Borders to close its English-language site for 24 hours in protest against SOPA and…

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - In an unprecedented move, Reporters Without Borders will shut down its English-language website for 24 hours from 8 a.m. EST tomorrow,

BBG Governor Amb. Victor Ashe Raises Employee Morale Issues

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

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

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