All posts tagged International Broadcasting

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost: The Secretary Weighs In – Again

  (For more discussion on Secretary Clinton’s comments and the future of BBG see: “Fox, Marks, Perron, and others on Clinton and ‘defunct’ U.S. international broadcasting. Also see the attack on The Federalist and on former VOA Director Robert Reilly …

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CUSIB Encouraged by BBG’s Selection of Kevin Klose to Lead RFE/RL

The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting, an independent and nonpartisan media freedom NGO, has issued a press release welcoming the selection by the Broadcasting Board of Governors

U.S. Still Needs Radio for Public Diplomacy in the Internet Age – WPR

Tom Woods, World Politics Review analyst, wrote that during the last presidential debate, which was focused on foreign policy, Republican nominee Mitt Romney "missed an opportunity to

Former Radio Liberty chief editor calls on RFE/RL president Korn to resign, offers a taste of British humor

BBG Watch Commentary Leonid Finkelstein is a writer and a former international broadcaster. While still a student in Stalin's Russia, he served five and a half years in

Broadcasting Board of Governors Being Unnoticed

Broadcasting Board of Governors Being Unnoticed A commentary by The Federalist You know where we're coming from: we are not part of the fan club for the Broadcasting

Question for IBB Director Lobo's "Viewpoint" blog: what will you do about VOA request to deny UN press accreditation to American journalist?

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16052" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="IBB Director Dick Lobo"][/caption] The International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo has launched his own blog:

July BBG board meeting cancelled due to lack of interest

BBG Watch Commentary How can anyone, particularly members of Congress, take the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) seriously when members of its bipartisan board, nominated by the

Why are ‘old white guys’ leaving RFE/RL?

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) top lawyer is the latest experienced executive to announce he is leaving the privately-run but U.S. government-funded international broadcaster. John Lindburg, RFE/RL's General

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

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

BBG plans to confuse the world with yet another brand name – GNN

BBG Watch Commentary As the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) prepares to eliminate the Voice of America brand name from many strategically important countries and entire regions, it

Tibetan woman challenges Gallup and Broadcasting Board of Governors

[caption id="attachment_14171" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="BBG member Michael Meehan"][/caption] BBG Watch Commentary Speaking up at a panel discussion on media freedom, an unidentified Tibetan woman challenged the Broadcasting Board of

Save Voice of America Tibetan Radio appeals to Congress for protection from Obama Administration cut

A recently launched Save Voice of America Tibetan Radio website ( and a Facebook page (

Reaching hearts and minds used to be VOA’s mission

TV is the dinosaur: Back to the future with shortwave and Internet!" by Another Voice I have not seen the case for keeping shortwave alive made so succinctly and powerfully

Broadcasting Board of Governors – We Know Who The Enemy Is – Part I

by The Federalist It certainly isn’t BBG Watch. And it isn’t the Committee on US International Broadcasting (CUSIB). One would

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