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Union alleges misuse of OIG by International Broadcasting Bureau executives, calls for investigation

The union representing employees of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) alleges that officials in charge of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) may have tried to influence investigators of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to expand their power, limit …

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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. court rules a contract employee can bring claims of discrimination against Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary In yet another defeat for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) General Counsel (GC) Office, the federal District Court for the District of Columbia ruled

BBG union president says Voice of America and surrogate broadcasters have different missions

In a letter to The Washington Post, Tim Shamble, president of the AFGE Local 1812 union representing the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees, argued that the

Only good duplication between VOA and surrogate broadcasters, Secretary Sonenshine told

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14296" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tara Sonenshine"][/caption] During the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meeting last Friday, February 22, 2013, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy

US stands to lose ability to connect with citizens in closed societies if bureaucrats have their way

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_20188" align="alignnone" width="642" caption="Broadcasting Board of Governors FY 2013 Budget Request"][/caption] The Washington bureaucrats in charge of U.S. international broadcasting (USIB) have not increased their

Broadcasting Board Of Governors To Meet Today

According to an announcement on the BBG official website, an open meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors will be held today, Friday, February 22, 2013 at

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Tuning Out and Gone

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Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Tuning Out

Single CEO for U.S. International Broadcasting expected in Obama's FY2014 budget proposal

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_20110" align="alignnone" width="560" caption="BBG Organizational Chart shows 16 offices under IBB, BBG's bureaucracy center."][/caption] Sources told BBG Watch that President Obama's FY2014 budget proposal is

Union accuses IBB bureaucracy of 'a great pretend game'

The employee union at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the American Federation of Government Employees Local 1812, has published another commentary on the International Broadcasting Bureau

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Union criticizes executive staff attacks on BBG members

In a new article, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employee union, American Federation of Government Employees Local 1812, criticizes the Agency's executive staff for their attacks

Broadcasting Board of Governors – agency in charge of U.S. international broadcasting in a state of general failure

BOTTOM OF THE BARREL Commentary by Quo Vadis The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey this year has again demonstrated for all to see why the

Was damage to Radio Liberty intentional?

This BBG Watch Commentary was written by an anonymous employee. How long until the Governors at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) realize the damage that has been

Pelosi concerned about proposed merger of BBG's independent broadcasters

[caption id="attachment_16673" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Nancy Pelosi"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that the Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman

Obama to nominate Jeffrey Shell as BBG Chairman

[caption id="attachment_16435" align="alignleft" width="108" caption="Jeffrey Shell, Comcast Photo"][/caption] President Obama says he intends to nominate Jeffrey Shell as Member and Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

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