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John Lenczowski

The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski | BBG Watch report

The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski | BBG Watch report BBG Watch Commentary In an Wall Street Journal op-ed, former President Reagan’s Soviet affairs advisor John Lenczowski argues for a presidentially-appointed full-time director of U.S. …

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Voice of America English is hours late in updating news stories on Facebook, loses to Russia Today and Al Jazeera

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_23003" align="alignleft" width="310" caption="Screen shot of VOA Facebook page on June 25, 1:40 PM Washington time, shows no recent news on Snowden. The photo of

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and Definitely Out of Order – “Considering The Changing Landscape”

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Definitely Out of Order - “Considering The Changing Landscape” by The Federalist   As a member of the

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and (Still) Out of Order – The Numbers Game Redux

by  The Federalist Such a gift, these guys. We now have a new Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) press release dated June 19, 2013:  

On Snowden and other news, foreigners get America’s story in English from Al Jazeera and Russia Today, not from Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary When it comes to almost any major international news story, even those originating in the United States or directly affecting Americans, what most foreigners

Voice of America English lost most of its ability to originate news coverage on radio and for the web

BBG Watch Commentary A UK resident who has been relying on Voice of America English news since at least the 1980s has sent us comments which confirm what

VOA English has a staff reporter in Istanbul, finally

BBG Watch Commentary (Advisory: This commentary refers only to Voice of America (VOA) English-language coverage of the protests in Turkey. VOA Turkish Service has been providing comprehensive and balanced

Voice of America English service failed to send staff reporters to Turkey to cover protests

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22666" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Russia Today reporter on Taksim Square in Istanbul. Voice of America English service did not send a staff correspondent to Turkey."][/caption] A

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Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and Generally Out of Order – For Every Measure

by The Federalist On Thursday, June 13, 2013 the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) held a “digital innovation expo” which it called “Innovating at

Russia – Setback for freedom of information as Duma passes restrictive new laws

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is deeply concerned at the approval by the lower house of the Russian Parliament, the Duma, two days

BBG Watch reaches 1.5 million hits

BBG Watch website has passed the 1.5 million hits mark since it was launched in September 2010. We want to take this opportunity to thank all

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - The Latest Numbers Game

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - The Latest Numbers Game by The Federalist   The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) issued a press release dated

Masha Gessen resigns from Radio Liberty in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19186" align="alignnone" width="662" caption="Radio Liberty in Exile journalists who were fired or resigned from Radio Liberty shortly before Masha Gessen took over as director of

Russia Talking to Itself – journalists discuss media landscape and Radio Liberty

[caption id="attachment_16699" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="Z. Dzieciolowski"][/caption] Kremlin control of the Russian media may not be absolute, though it comes pretty close, and the few independent media have to

Two vice presidents departed Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary Dale Cohen, Vice President of Administration at Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) since November 2011, and Beth Portale, Vice President and Chief of

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