All posts tagged Jeff Trimble

Ashe Moscow Award Jnue 2013

Governor Victor Ashe welcomes House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Victor Ashe welcomed the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing Wednesday in Washington on reforming U.S. international broadcasting. Ashe, a former mayor of Knoxville and former U.S. Ambassador to Poland, was …

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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

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

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

Russia Today video views on You Tube vastly outnumber Voice of America’s, VOA news coverage crippled by bureaucrats

BBG Watch Commentary In justifying his decision not to send any staff reporters or video journalists to Turkey during the height of anti-government protests, Voice of America

Still under discredited IBB management team, BBG listed among six agencies good employees should avoid

BBG Watch Commentary The latest Best Places to Work in the Federal Government snapshot by the Partnership for Public Service found that managers at the International Broadcasting Bureau

Unaccountable bureaucrats

The union representing Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) federal employees posted a commentary on the agency's unaccountable bureacracy. Most of BBG's top bureaucrats work at the International Broadcasting

Top IBB officials are preventing hiring of an interim executive officer for BBG, undermine national security

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21917" align="alignleft" width="239" caption="BBG Board, Apr. 2013. Image shows four vacancies."][/caption] BBG Watch has learned from several reliable sources that top officials of the International

Expert analysis from RFE/RL on Boston bombings and Chechnya enhanced by Radio Liberty in Exile

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21897" align="alignleft" width="440" caption="Boston-based Russian writer Mikhail Berg being interviewed by Sergei Mullin for Radio Liberty in Exile."][/caption] Last year, U.S. government bureaucrats in Washington

Dennis Mulhaupt leaves BBG, no quorum if Michael Lynton continues to be a no show at meetings

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15230" align="alignleft" width="133" caption="Dennis Mulhaupt"][/caption] A Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Dennis Mulhaupt has informed the White House that he is resigning from the

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost: Dysfunctional and Defunct, Same As It Ever Was

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost: Dysfunctional and Defunct, Same As It Ever Was By The Federalist   We have borrowed a refrain from a Talking Heads song,

IBB invited speaker who mocked former BBG member Hillary Clinton; some BBG governors furious with IBB’s Director Lobo

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16471" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) members and International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo (far right) meeting with Secretary of State Hillary

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – IBB: The Babble-Rama

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_13247" align="alignleft" width="380" caption="BBG members with IBB Director Richard Lobo and Deputy Director Jeff Trimble"][/caption] Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - IBB: The Babble-Rama by

Former Russian Service director Mario Corti calls Radio Liberty in Exile only remaining agent of station’s mission in Russia

[caption id="attachment_20602" align="alignleft" width="261" caption="Mario Corti"][/caption] At a gathering in Moscow of Russian journalists, intellectuals, artists, human

Former Russian Service director Mario Corti calls Radio Liberty in Exile only remaining agent of station's mission in Russia

[caption id="attachment_20602" align="alignleft" width="261" caption="Mario Corti"][/caption] At a gathering in Moscow of Russian journalists, intellectuals, artists, human

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