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Congressional Panel Criticizes Management of US International Broadcasting, VOA reports

Congressional Panel Criticizes Management of US International Broadcasting Cindy Saine, Voice of America June 26, 2013 CAPITOL HILL — A former leader of U.S. international broadcasting Wednesday urged Congress to re-organize the journalistic agency so that broadcasters follow foreign policy …

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Rep. Eliot L. Engel

U.S. Rep. Engel: Voice of America was instrumental during the Cold War and is instrumental now

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_23067" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Rep. Eliot L. Engel"][/caption] In his

Rep. Edward Royce

U.S. Rep. Ed Royce draws a clear distinction between Voice of America and surrogate broadcasters

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22747" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="U.S. Congressman Ed Royce"][/caption] In an opening statement at the hearing Wednesday on reforming "Broadcasting Board of Governors: An Agency 'Defunct'," the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen – management of U.S. international broadcasting needs to change

Speaking at the conclusion of today's House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R - FL) called for

Should U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors members do private business in Russia and China?

BBG Watch Commentary Most people know or suspect that major business deals for U.S. companies, especially media deals, in countries like Russia or China, cannot happen without government approval

BBC Expands Both Internet and Radio Coverage in Russia As Voice of America Retreats

 FreeMediaOnline.org and Free Media Online Blog October 9, 2008, San Francisco -- A little over

Model Interactive Website Touted As Replacement for Voice of America Radio to Russia Attracts No Comments from Users

 FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog Commentary by Ted Lipien. September 12, 2008, San Francisco --

Broadcasting Board of Governors Refuses to Vote on Restoring Voice of America Radio to Russia

 FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog, September 11, 2006, San Francisco -- FreeMediaOnline.org has learned that

Reduce U.S. Radio To Tibet But Show A Picture of Buddhist Monks — A Tale of One Incredible Government Agency and Its New Website

A New Website Hides a Tale of Fewer Radio Programs to Tibet, China, Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine

FreeMediaOnline.org &

U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors Tired to Hire Paula Zahn As Their Public Relations Guru While Cutting Radio Programs to Countries Without Free Media

FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog, September 8, 2008, San Francisco -- Perhaps Paula

Surrogate Broadcasting 101 — Why BBG and RFE/RL Are Failing in Russia

FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog,  Commentary by Ted Lipien, September 8, 2008, San Francisco --

U.S. Jamming Its Own Radio Broadcasts In A Crisis With Russia

Bureaucratic Jamming Of U.S. Broadcasts To Russia, Georgia And Ukraine

    FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog, September

U.S. Broadcasting Board Out of Sync with White House on Georgia and Russia

FreeMediaOnline.orgCommentary by Ted Lipien, September 4, 2008, San Francisco -- While the White House mobilized in just a few days to put together a $1 billion

U.S. Taxpayers Pay for Spreading Racist Views on Radio Liberty in Russia

What Would Barack Obama Say If He Knew...

Commentary by Ted Lipien FreeMediaOnline.org, San Francisco, August 29, 2008 -- Why would U.S. taxpayers want to

Senator Biden’s Staff Said to Be Responsible for Weakening U.S. Foreign Broadcasts Prior to Russia’s Attack on Georgia

FreeMediaOnline.org, August 23, 2008, San Francisco -- In a move seen as a foreign policy embarrassment for Senator Obama's vice-presidential running mate, the

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