All posts tagged Kevin Klose

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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BBG Governors McCue and Meehan met in Moscow with Alexeeva and with fired Radio Liberty staffers

(Photo - from left to right) Former (fired) Radio Liberty human rights reporter Kristina Gorelik, Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member and Radio Free Europe /

Kevin Klose with Radio Liberty's Fired Journalists

Winds of change at Radio Liberty Moscow

BBG Watch Commentary Visiting Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president and CEO Kevin Klose met in Moscow at a private party with many of the Radio

Two Broadcasting Board of Governors members will visit Russia, check on Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_13147" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Susan McCue"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_10438" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Michael Meehan"][/caption] Two board members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Susan McCue and Michael

Masha Gessen resigns from Radio Liberty in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19186" align="alignnone" width="662" caption="Radio Liberty in Exile journalists who were fired or resigned from Radio Liberty shortly before Masha Gessen took over as director of

Sonenshine to leave public diplomacy post at State, sources told BBG Watch

BBG Watch Exclusive News Report and Commentary [caption id="attachment_14296" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tara Sonenshine"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs

U.S. – Russia panel on Magnitsky may cover Chechnya, includes critics of Radio Liberty firings

BBG Watch Commentary Monday's, April 22, the Hundson Institue panel in Washington, DC on U.S. - Russia relations, the Magnitsky Act, and the future

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

Bureaucrats proposed cutting US broadcasts to North Caucasus, home of Boston bombing suspects

BBG Watch Commentary. U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) still broadcasts uncensored radio programs in local languages to the largely Muslim North

Congress to Broadcasting Agency: Is Anyone Listening to Us? by Helle Dale

U.S. international broadcasting strategy again landed under congressional scrutiny in Wednesday’s House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, a Heritage Foundation scholar Helle Dale reported.

"Representative Brad Sherman (D–CA) wanted to

Moscow on the Potomac – bizarre attempt to ban U.S. official from Masha Gessen event

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Dinner in Washington

[caption id="attachment_21810" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Judy Bachrach, Vanity Fair Photo"][/caption] American journalist Judy Bachrach, who has previously

Beyond BBG press release: Comments from AFGE 1812′s Tim Shamble, CUSIB’s Ann Noonan

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"Mindful of the damage to RFE/RL’s reputation in Russia caused by the previous RFE/RL management, CUSIB remains aggrieved that dozens of courageous journalists who were fired

Obama nominates Matthew C. Armstrong to serve on Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21706" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Matt Armstrong"][/caption] President Obama announced his intent to nominate Matthew C. Armstrong to serve as a member of the Broadcasting Board of

Susan McCue elected Chair of RFE/RL Board, Victor Ashe elected Vice-Chair

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_13147" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Susan McCue"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_14629" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Victor Ashe"][/caption] Two Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) members who have been some of the strongest

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