All posts tagged Michael Meehan

Ashe Moscow Award Jnue 2013

Governor Victor Ashe welcomes House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Victor Ashe welcomed the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing Wednesday in Washington on reforming U.S. international broadcasting. Ashe, a former mayor of Knoxville and former U.S. Ambassador to Poland, was …

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Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and Definitely Out of Order – “Considering The Changing Landscape”

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Definitely Out of Order - “Considering The Changing Landscape” by The Federalist   As a member of the

BBG: Consider the Changing Landscape by BBG Governor Michael Meehan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_10438" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Michael Meehan"][/caption] In a Radio World article, BBG: Consider the

On Snowden and other news, foreigners get America’s story in English from Al Jazeera and Russia Today, not from Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary When it comes to almost any major international news story, even those originating in the United States or directly affecting Americans, what most foreigners

Russia Today video views on You Tube vastly outnumber Voice of America’s, VOA news coverage crippled by bureaucrats

BBG Watch Commentary In justifying his decision not to send any staff reporters or video journalists to Turkey during the height of anti-government protests, Voice of America

BBG Governor Ashe receives Glasnost Award in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary In Moscow, Russian human rights activists presented today Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member, former mayor of Knoxville and former U.S. Ambassador to Poland Victor

Posting ‘Governor Ashe Visits RFE/RL In Prague’ took some persuading

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22792" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="(L-R) Seda Stepanyan, Victor Ashe, Irina Gotisan and Franak Viačorka"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that it took some persuading on the

BBG Press Release: BBG Broadcasters Earn Record-Breaking Audience Topping 200 Million A Week Worldwide

BBG Watch Commentary Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) journalists are indeed doing an outstanding job under very difficult circumstances, despite being managed by the worst-rated management (International Broadcasting Bureau)

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)

Al Jazeera, Russia Today, U.S. International Broadcasting — which will be “A Voice of the Voiceless”?

BBG Watch Commentary Two media articles caught our eye this weekend. "Al Jazeera

Dissidents and U.S. broadcasting officials honored as champions of free speech

This report is from the independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB - cusib.org). CUSIB's Executive Director Ann Noonan has spoken at recent Broadcasting Board

Award-winning Czech filmmaker to do a documentary on discrimination of RFE/RL foreign employees

BBG Watch Commentary Anna Karapetian, a journalist from Armenia fired by RFE/RL without a right to appeal. This report and commentary was sent to BBG Watch from Prague by

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

Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable – The Gloom: Deep and Morose

Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - The Gloom: Deep and Morose

by The Federalist       Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

BBG’s Michael Meehan: human rights leaders in Russia are under unbelievable threats

BBG Watch Commentary Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Michael Meehan said that human rights leaders in Russia are under unbelievable threats from President Putin and his government.

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