All posts tagged Michael Lynton

Should U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors members do private business in Russia and China?

BBG Watch Commentary Most people know or suspect that major business deals for U.S. companies, especially media deals, in countries like Russia or China, cannot happen without government approval or at least without support from individuals who are well connected …

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BBG Governor Victor Ashe: situation at RFE/RL ‘has been righted’

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22743" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Governor Susan McCue presides over the June 19 meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors."][/caption] At the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Questions from Chicago Sun-Times may have led to Michael Lynton’s resignation from BBG

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_13087" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Michael Lynton"][/caption] Since last year, BBG Watch has been reporting on Michael Lynton's absence from BBG meetings, but it may have been

What’s behind resignation of BBG’s Michael Lynton

BBG Watch Commentary The resignation of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Interim Presiding Governor Michael Lynton was long overdue. Lynton has been AWOL from engaging in BBG business

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable – Penny’s Folly

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - Penny’s Folly

by The Federalist Our Memorial Day holiday weekend began in

Michael Lynton: absentee BBG Governor with business interests in Russia resigns

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_13087" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Michael Lynton"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Interim Presiding Governor Michael Lynton who has missed every BBG board meeting since January

BBG member may have a conflict in vigorously defending media freedom

BBG Watch Commentary At the May 15, 2013 open meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Ann Noonan, Executive Director of the Committee for U.S. International

BBG Board Meeting, May 15, 2013 at 4PM EDT

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will hold its continuing board meeting today in Washington, DC and 4PM EDT. It is not known whether BBG's

What may be behind White House attempt to remove Victor Ashe from BBG board?

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14629" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Victor Ashe"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors' (BBG) only Republican board member, former U.S. Ambassador to Poland Victor Ashe, may be paying

Can the BBG’s IBB bureaucrats get any lower?

Can the BBG's IBB bureaucrats get any lower? by Jane Doe So, I haven't written for a while because things at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) seemed to

BBG board nominee Ryan Crocker called the premier U.S. diplomat of his generation

BBG Commentary [caption id="attachment_22360" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Ryan C. Crocker"][/caption] No diplomat matches Ambassador Ryan Crocker in direct experience in today’s Middle East, Leslie H. Gelb wrote in a September

Obama nominates Ryan Crocker to serve on Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary Will Ambassador Crocker's nomination to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) displace corruption watcher and champion of free speech Victor Ashe? [caption id="attachment_22360" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Ryan C.

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

Hushing America’s message in terrorism’s redoubt, Washington Times op-ed

In an op-ed in The Washington Times, former Voice of America manager Ted Lipien warns that bureaucratic infighting mustn’t curtail U.S. news

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