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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 the Speed of News,” a cumbersome title to use by a journalistic organization, to say the least. The …

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Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - 39 leaders, groups named as Predators of Freedom of Information in 2013 On World Press Freedom Day, Reporters Without Borders is

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Boston, Chechnya, Kazakhstan

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - Boston, Chechnya, Kazakhstan

by The Federalist    
"In reality, the actions of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) executives represent US

U.S. officials promoting media freedom abroad censor information for American public

BBG Watch Commentary The U.S. government's International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB)--the administrative arm of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) media agency for informing and influencing foreign audiences--censors selection

Rep. Rohrabacher asks for more U.S. broadcasts to Iran and Pakistan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_12092" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Rep. Dana Rohrabacher at the VOA Chinese 70th anniversary reception, Dec. 2011."][/caption] Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA),

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional and Defunct – The FY2014 Budget

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional and Defunct  - The FY2014 Budget

by The Federalist   On Wednesday, April 10, 2013 the White House released its FY2014 budget request. For

Tara Sonenshine on Public Diplomacy, Voice of America Interview

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14296" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tara Sonenshine"][/caption] Voice of America (VOA) interviewed Tara Sonenshine, the U.S. Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.

Beyond BBG press release: Comments from AFGE 1812′s Tim Shamble, CUSIB’s Ann Noonan

BBG Watch Commentary

"Mindful of the damage to RFE/RL’s reputation in Russia caused by the previous RFE/RL management, CUSIB remains aggrieved that dozens of courageous journalists who were fired

BBG Press Release: BBG Budget Request Reflects Strategic Priorities And Global Media Environment

BBG Watch is reposting a BBG Press Release on FY 2014 BBG Budget Request. It is worth noting that the press release does not mention the proposed elimination

2014 Obama budget eliminates Voice of America radio to Iran, reduces radio to Afghanistan, cuts positions

BBG Commentary [caption id="attachment_10850" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="VOA Director David Ensor"][/caption] The Voice of America (VOA) director David Ensor has announced that President Obama's FY 2014 budget proposal includes elimination

VOA Director Ensor blamed for expanding bureaucracy while reducing programs to Iran

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America (VOA) Director David Ensor announced last week that  that

Sequestration Prompts Attempt to Silence U.S. Radio Broadcasting

[caption id="attachment_11460" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Helle Dale"][/caption] "Again, the BBG has demonstrated why it is a broken institution, unfit to handle the U.S. government’s most important public diplomacy tool:

Digital Journal Op-Ed: America could learn from rappers’ tribute to Radio Free Europe

Digital Journal Op-Ed: America could learn from rappers'

U.S. reduces radio news broadcasts to Iran, Afghanistan, Belarus, China and other nations without free media

BBG Watch Exclusive News and Commentary [caption id="attachment_21275" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="Radio Liberty to Belarus"][/caption] The United States is cutting or reducing radio news broadcasts to Afghanistan, Belarus, China, Iran

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost: Dysfunctional, Defunct “Stupid News”

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost: Dysfunctional, Defunct “Stupid News” by The Federalist   [caption id="attachment_10365" align="alignleft" width="437" caption="Snapshot of Voice of America website under cyber attack by Iranian hackers in 2011."]

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