All posts tagged Michael Lynton

Recording from U.S. broadcasting meeting has unexplained gaps

BBG Watch Commentary Remember President Nixon’s secretary, Rose Mary Woods, and the 18½ minute gap in President Nixon White House tapes? Some of us do. International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo had been tasked with ensuring the full recording …

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Michael Lynton misses another Broadcasting Board of Governors meeting, makes agency ungovernable

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21917" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="BBG Board, Apr. 2013. Image shows four vacancies."][/caption] Sources at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) report that BBG's Interim Presiding Governor

Waiting for Godot – BBG members hope AWOL Michael Lynton will participate in board meeting

BBG Watch Commentary The mystery continues whether the U.S. international broadcasting agency's Interim Presiding Governor Michael Lynton will participate in Wednesday's Broadcasting Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meeting.

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

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

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

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

Resignation of Dennis Mulhaupt from BBG was sudden, strange, unexplained

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15230" align="alignleft" width="133" caption="Dennis Mulhaupt"][/caption] Sources tell BBG Watch that

Dennis Mulhaupt leaves BBG, no quorum if Michael Lynton continues to be a no show at meetings

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15230" align="alignleft" width="133" caption="Dennis Mulhaupt"][/caption] A Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Dennis Mulhaupt has informed the White House that he is resigning from the

Liberty Media Corporation should also honor fired Radio Liberty Russian journalists

BBG Watch Commentary Liberty Media Corporation, a for-profit group of American media industry investors, is giving its $50,000

IBB invited speaker who mocked former BBG member Hillary Clinton; some BBG governors furious with IBB’s Director Lobo

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16471" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) members and International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo (far right) meeting with Secretary of State Hillary

BBG Interim Presiding Governor Michael Lynton is not confirming participation in April board meeting

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_13087" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="BBG Interim Presiding Governor Michael Lynton has been absent from BBG meetings in recent months."][/caption] Sources told BBG Watch that the Broadcasting

Former president’s top deputies leaving Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_20343" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Kevin Klose"][/caption] In the last six months, dozens of Radio Liberty journalists in Russia were fired without any warning, escorted by security

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