All posts tagged Julia Ragona

Did Steve Korn resign from CNN and RFE/RL or was he canned both times?

BBG Watch Commentary Steven Korn, the outgoing president and CEO of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), insists that he is resigning from his post at the U.S. taxpayer-funded international media freedom outlet for purely personal reasons. In 2002, Korn also …

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Zygmunt Dzieciolowski

European public interest journalism expert calls for Ragona and Gessen to leave, return of fired Radio Liberty staff

BBG Watch Commentary European public interest journalism expert Zygmunt Dzieciolowski has called on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal agency in charge of U.S. international

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Limousines, yachts, business class travel at RFE/RL hopefully to be reviewed by Audit Committee

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Corporate Board Chairman and Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Dennis Mulhaupt has called

Steven Korn continues to defame Radio Liberty journalists in Washington Post interview

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18923" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Steven Korn, RFE/RL"][/caption] In an interview with The Washington Post, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) President and CEO Steven Korn continues to

Andrei Babitsky

Open letter of Radio Liberty Chechnya war reporter Andrei Babitsky to RFE/RL president Steven Korn

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19007" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Andrei Babitsky"][/caption] In an open letter to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) President and CEO Steven Korn, Andrei Babitsky, one of the

Business class ticket

Business class plane travel and housing allowances for Korn’s favorites at RFE/RL raise questions

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18502" align="alignleft" width="113" caption="Julia Ragona"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that two of the resigning Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) President and CEO Steven Korn's

Steven Korn’s Disastrous Tenure at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty: A Postmortem by Judy Bachrach

BBG Watch Commentary In one of the best investigative journalism reports on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), a contributing editor for Vanity Fair

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

Anna Politkovskaya journalism student award goes to Irina Chevtayeva, another reporter who left Radio Liberty in protest

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18806" align="aligncenter" width="606" caption="Irina Chevtayeva, who resigned in protest from Radio Liberty last September, won the "Anna Politkovskaya Award" for journalism students in the nomination

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

Gessen and Ragona say Russian media reports of Korn’s departure from RFE/RL are nothing but rumors, insiders disagree

BBG Watch Commentary President of Radio Liberty Dismissed for Destroying Editorial Office - Russia Today, Dec. 25, 2012  

David J. Kramer, Freedom House President

Freedom House President refutes statements from RFE/RL officials

BBG Watch Commentary

"Not only have I not changed my views on how bad the situation is at RFE/RL, I came away from the BBG panel more worried than

Fired Radio Liberty Internet team and its young reporter Elena Vlasenko receive Sakharov journalism prize

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16987" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Former Radio Liberty journalists, Dimitry Florin, Elena Vlasenko (center) and Kristina Gorelik (with camera), who were fired by RFE/RL

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Russia Reviewed

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Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Russia Reviewed 

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