All posts tagged Kazakhstan

Human rights activists call for reform of Radio Liberty programs to Kazakhstan

BBG Watch Commentary While the attention of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) management is focused on reforming the Russian Service of Radio Liberty, Kazakh human rights and civil society activists complain …

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Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - 39 leaders, groups named as Predators of Freedom of Information in 2013 On World Press Freedom Day, Reporters Without Borders is

Radio Free Asia responds to freedom of the press findings with a defense of its unique mission

BBG Watch Commentary A Radio Free Asia (RFA) press release shows how surrogate broadcasting, which International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) top executives believe should be merged into one single program

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Boston, Chechnya, Kazakhstan

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - Boston, Chechnya, Kazakhstan

by The Federalist    
"In reality, the actions of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) executives represent US

Bulat Atabayev – Radio Liberty Kazakh Service stopped radio programs and became a tabloid website

BBG Watch Commentary Prominent Kazakh theater director and former political prisoner Bulat Atabayev joined other Kazakh opposition leaders in criticizing Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) for stopping radio

Kazakh political prisoner is unhappy with Radio Liberty programs

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"By the way, it turns out that Azattyq (RFE/RL's Kazakh Service) programs have drastically declined. There is neither political news nor political analysis." - Kazakh poet

U.S. media on failing revenge of Washington bureaucracy at Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary When one hears of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's comment that the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is "defunct" or the State Department's Office

Steven Korn condemns media critics of his soon-to-end tenure as RFE/RL president

BBG Watch Commentary The outgoing Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) president and CEO Steven Korn, whose resignation becomes effective January 25, blasted his media critics in an interview

Russian Service is not the only victim of management actions at RFE/RL

BBG Watch Commentary A commentary sent to BBG Watch by a journalist whose articles have been published on the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) English-language website points out

Risky business – BBG employees in solidarity with fired Radio Liberty colleagues

The following commentary was posted on the AFGE Local 1812 website of the union representing BBG employees: Risky Business In June 2012,

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

CUSIB Executive Director Ann Noonan Speaks at BBG Meeting, Demands Reinstatement of Fired Radio Liberty Journalists

[caption id="attachment_11766" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Ann Noonan, Executive Director, CUSIB"][/caption] In addressing the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open board meeting in Washington on Friday, the Committee for U.S.

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


Radio Liberty offers young Kazakh Muslims American-style videos with sexual content, causes outrage

BBG Watch Commentary "I don't understand why RFE/RL produced these obscene videos using American taxpayers' money." -- Kazakh journalist Saida Kalkulova In June 2012, the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Breaking News – Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty Board plans to hear directly from fired Radio Liberty journalists

BBG Watch Commentary Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Board of Directors are planning to consult former Radio Liberty journalists in

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