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Case against informational appeasement of Putin’s Russia

BBG Watch Commentary An important article by Edward Lucas published by the Washington, DC-based Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), “Rethinking Russia: The Paradox of Paranoia,” makes a strong case against appeasement of Russian leaders by the United States and …

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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

Fired Radio Liberty journalists appeal to BBG and Kevin Klose for reinstatement

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Fired Radio Liberty journalists appeal to BBG and Kevin Klose for reinstatement, Russian Service employees in Prague and Moscow express solidarity

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BBG and RFE/RL rank-and-file employees feel insulted and outraged by OIG inspection reports

BBG Watch Commentary Rank-and-file employees of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty continue to express their outrage over

Voice of America Director David Ensor on Truth and Propaganda to Iran

BBG Watch Commentary We were greatly intrigued by this comment about Truth versus Propaganda from Voice of America director David Ensor, as reported by Kim Andrew Elliott, an

Radio Liberty crisis that didn’t go away in two weeks – media review update, Jan. 12, 2013

BBG Watch Commentary After the outgoing president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Steven Korn fired last September dozens of some of the best and most respected independent

John O’Sullivan: Mass Firings at Radio Liberty Help Putin; Hurt Press Freedom

BBG Watch Commentary The former editorial chief of Radio Free Europe says the mass firings of top radio journalists from its Moscow affiliate, Radio Liberty, will weaken press

BBG Watch – One Million Hits Since Launch

BBG Watch, our little news and media freedom advocacy website, launched in September 2011 to save Voice of America broadcasts to China, has now

Radio Liberty in Exile journalists add new features to their “New Liberty” website, get attention from BBG

BBG Watch Commentary Radio Liberty in Exile (Facebook Page) journalists have added several new features to their New Liberty (Novaya Svoboda) website, despite operating

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Radio Liberty remains in a coma – Russian journalist tells Broadcasting Board of Governors

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Radio Liberty remains in a coma - Russian journalist Sophia Kornienko tells Broadcasting Board of Governors

"The only way to help Radio Svoboda escape clinical death is

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Bluster

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Bluster by The Federalist   The Congress has thrown a bone to the Broadcasting Board of Governors/International Broadcasting Bureau (BBG/IBB), modifying the Smith-Mundt

Still in fear of Steven Korn and his deputies, RFE/RL journalists continue to ignore controversy and need for balance

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18935" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="RFE/RL English News Website, Jan. 1, 2013"][/caption] "For the first time ever the RFE/RL newsroom has published 'information' that we have every

U.S. Must Take Immediate Action to Save Radio Liberty in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. Must Take Immediate Action to Save Radio Liberty in Russia by Mario Corti and Ted Lipien What does the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the federal agency in

“Turmoil Over America’s Radio Voice in Russia,” former RFE/RL executive editor writes in Wall Street Journal

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18871" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="John O'Sullivan"][/caption] John O'Sullivan, former Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty executive editor (2008-11) and vice president

BBG Recognizes Achievements of Fired Radio Liberty Journalists

BBG Recognizes Achievements of Fired Radio Liberty Journalists BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16987" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Former Radio Liberty journalists, Dimirti Florin, Elena Vlasenko (center) and Kristina Gorelik (with camera) received

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