All posts tagged Julia Ragona

Gessen’s attacks on Radio Liberty’s American supporters bring more negative Russian media coverage

BBG Watch Commentary Recent attacks in Russian by Masha Gessen, the new head of Radio Liberty’s Russian Service, on leaders of American human rights NGOs backfired by generating more negative media coverage in Russia about her role at the U.S. …

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BBG member counters Masha Gessen’s spin on Radio Liberty in Russian media

BBG Watch Commentary It used to be the job of the director of Radio Liberty's Russian Service to counter Soviet and later Putin's spin designed to confuse and

Steven Korn to leave RFE/RL within 45 days, sources say

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_12406" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="Steven Korn"][/caption] According to sources inside the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) headquarters, at a meeting in Washington on Friday BBG

What future holds for RFE/RL President Korn and his team and for Radio Liberty?

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17509" align="alignleft" width="480" caption="RFE/RL president Stven Korn with his deputy Julia Ragona looking at Radio Liberty in Exile protesters in Moscow."][/caption] It's hard to

Freedom House President David Kramer highly critical of Steven Korn’s leadership at RFE/RL

[caption id="attachment_18441" align="alignleft" width="199" caption="David J. Kramer, Freedom House President, was highly critical of Steven Korn's leadership at RFE/RL"][/caption] Sources told BBG Watch that at a panel discussion

Radio Liberty disappears from most cited radios list in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18393" align="aligncenter" width="543" caption="Medialogia 7 Most Cited Russian Radios, Nov. 2012. Radio Liberty is no longer on the list."][/caption] Just two months after Masha Gessen

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is starting to look more like Playboy and National Enquirer

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18002" align="aligncenter" width="512" caption="Link to Radio Liberty Kazakh Service sexually suggestive video 'Agent' "][/caption] Sexually suggestive videos and racy photos -- Radio Free Europe/Radio

From Radio Liberty to “Radio Gessen” – Milestones of the Road Map

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18002" align="aligncenter" width="512" caption="Link to Radio Liberty Kazakh Service Video 'Agent' produced for RFE/RL by Wi-Fi 25"][/caption]

From Radio Liberty to "Radio Gessen" - Milestones

Former editor Lyudmila Telen pained by catastrophic audience drop for Radio Liberty’s Russian website

BBG Watch Commentary Ludmila Telen (Телень, Людмила Олеговна - Russian Wikipedia), an award-winning Russian journalist who was fired in September from


Radio Liberty in Exile posts RFE/RL president Steven Korn’s dismissive comments about Russian opposition leaders

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17509" align="aligncenter" width="559" caption="RFE/RL president Stven Korn with his deputy Julia Ragona (direct left) looking at Radio Liberty in Exile protesters in Moscow"][/caption]

Radio Liberty-in-Exile posts YouTube video of Lyudmila Alexeeva confronting RFE/RL president Steven Korn

Almost the complete transcript of Lyudmila Alexeeva's statement can be found in this earlier BBG Watch report:

RFE/RL censors comments critical of its top management

[caption id="attachment_17506" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Pavel Litvinov, human rights activist censored by RFE/RL"][/caption] This report was prepared for BBG Watch by a retired RFE/RL senior Russian Service editor. UPDATE:

A New Plan for New Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary A New Plan for New Radio Liberty by Lev Roitman, RFE/RL Senior Commentator (1974-2004) We don’t know where we go to but will come there first. True to

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Human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeeva stopped cooperating with Radio Liberty, accused RFE/RL president Korn of mistreating journalists

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17546" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="under wild capitalism... people are not treated the way you treated... the people at Radio Liberty"][/caption] Famous Russian human rights activist

Radio Liberty-in-Exile appeals to Obama and Romney for help, former Reagan campaign official adds his support

The Radio Liberty-in-Exile group of fired journalists and those who resigned in protest against actions of the American management of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has appealed to

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