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Union Calls For Congressional Hearings On The BBG’s Erratic Leadership,

The AFGE Local 1812 union representing employees of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has called for congressional hearing on “the BBG’s erratic leadership.” Now is the Time for Congressional Hearings On The BBG’s Erratic Leadership Broadcasting Board of Governors’ …

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Broadcasting Board of Governors not quite sure whether Putin restricts media freedom in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16581" align="aligncenter" width="655" caption="Broadcasting Board of Governors executive staff wonders if there is free speech in Russia"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the U.S.

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

CUSIB – Broadcasting Board of Governors Should Stay True to Their Mandate Not Only in China and Tibet

This press release was issued by the independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2012 Broadcasting Board of Governors Should Stay True to Their Mandate

Broadcasting Board of Governors – BBG Strategy: We’re Abandoning Our Mission and We Don’t Care!

Broadcasting Board of Governors - BBG Strategy: We’re Abandoning Our Mission and We Don’t Care! by The Federalist Let’s get right down to the nitty-gritty: Against every major American rival

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

Morale at Broadcasting Board of Governors grantees at all-time low due to bureaucratic power-grab

This BBG Watch Commentary is based on several inside sources. Bureaucratic power-grab

After making a good start on destroying Voice of America's ability to fulfill its unique mission of

THE VOA ANNIVERSARY WALTZ: LA DANSE MACABRE?

[caption id="attachment_13839" align="align center" width="447" caption="Getting a BBG Birthday Cake"][/caption] THE VOA ANNIVERSARY WALTZ:  LA DANSE MACABRE? by Quo Vadis   For the past 10-15 years, as annual budget time nears,

BBG bureaucracy versus strategy and national interests

BBG bureaucracy versus strategy and national interests defines proposed program cuts at Voice of America The bureaucratic executive staff at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and its

Demoralized Voice of America — Georgian Service

"The Georgian Service of the Voice of America is demoralized," a VOA staffer wrote to BBG Watch. It is one of many VOA English and language services

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

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

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Attacks on activists latest sign that Russia is ‘morally corrupt to the core’?

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Human rights groups are protesting the latest violent attack on a Russian rights activist, as another leading

Georgians in Gali

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - After almost 19 years since the first exchange of fire in August 1992, the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict remains as far from political

Eastern Europe press freedom awards 2011 | IFEX

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The Norway-based Fritt Ord Foundation (Freedom of Expression Foundation) and the German-based ZEIT Foundation have put out a call for nominations for

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