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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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Mario Corti

Letter to the Editor from Mario Corti

Andrei Babitsky is viewed as one of Radio Liberty’s most courageous reporters. Wikipedia article on Andrei Babitsky (Russian: Андрей

Briefing with Belarusian Civil Society and Human Rights Activists

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Despite upcoming major international and domestic events that will draw attention to Belarus, in particular the 2014

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

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

BBG Governor Victor Ashe: situation at RFE/RL ‘has been righted’

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22743" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Governor Susan McCue presides over the June 19 meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors."][/caption] At the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

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

Al Jazeera, Russia Today, U.S. International Broadcasting — which will be “A Voice of the Voiceless”?

BBG Watch Commentary Two media articles caught our eye this weekend. "Al Jazeera

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

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