All posts tagged Mikhail Gorbachev

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

BBG Watch Commentary Sources told BBG Watch that President Obama’s FY2014 budget proposal is likely to call for a single government information czar, a CEO appointed by the federal agency Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) to oversee all U.S. international …

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Public Diplomacy and Online Platforms: Radio Liberty’s Case, analysis by American Security Project blogger

BBG Watch Commentary Lívia Pontes Fialho, a policy researcher intern at the American Security Project, analyzes in the ASP FLASHPOINT BLOG recent changes in distribution and content of

Huffington Post reports on Radio Liberty, quotes Klose, Gedmin, O'Sullivan, and BBG Watch

BBG Watch Commentary The Huffington Post, ranked #1 on the 15 Most Popular Political Sites list in the United States, has published an article by its Senior Media

Kevin Klose offers vision of journalism that empowers, remains silent on plans to reform RFE/RL

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19379" align="alignleft" width="122" caption="Kevin Klose"][/caption] "Fact-based, quality, reliable, independent, verifiable journalism -- that's what we're about," recently appointed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president

Images and videos that changed Broadcasting Board of Governors’ position on RFE/RL

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"On the day Kevin Klose assumes his duties as Acting President and CEO or Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), BBG Watch would like to present again

Steven Korn condemns media critics of his soon-to-end tenure as RFE/RL president

BBG Watch Commentary The outgoing Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) president and CEO Steven Korn, whose resignation becomes effective January 25, blasted his media critics in an interview

Unprofessional OIG reports on BBG and RFE/RL part of a larger pattern

BBG Watch Commentary The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) at the State Department, which produced two

Gorelik Receives MHG Journalism Prize

Fired Radio Liberty reporter Kristina Gorelik receives Moscow Helsinki Group Journalism Prize

BBG Watch Commentary Kristina Gorelik (Кристина Горелик), fired last September by American taxpayer-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) along with

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is starting to look more like Playboy and National Enquirer

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18002" align="aligncenter" width="512" caption="Link to Radio Liberty Kazakh Service sexually suggestive video 'Agent' "][/caption] Sexually suggestive videos and racy photos -- Radio Free Europe/Radio

Former RFE/RL News Director Terry Willey comments on dismissal of Radio Liberty journalists

[caption id="attachment_18175" align="alignleft" width="215" caption="Radio Liberty QSL Card, image from Richard H. Cummings' Cold War Blog"][/caption] Terry Willey was Director of the News and Current Affairs Division

New Radio Liberty ignores Gorbachev’s new book, misses Obama-Putin call and other news stories

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17845" align="aligncenter" width="576" caption="Mikhail Gorbachev with Mikhail Sokolov (Radio Liberty in Exile)"][/caption] The Washington Post had a AP story about the release of former president

Obama-Putin phone call ignored by new Radio Liberty website

[caption id="attachment_17831" align="aligncenter" width="502" caption="Radio Liberty Home Page Screen Shot 2012-11-14 10 AM Moscow"][/caption] As of Wednesday morning Moscow time, the new Radio Liberty website has posted no

Radio Liberty in Exile Russian journalists appeal in a video to U.S. Congress for help

BBG Watch Commentary Radio Liberty in Exile responds to RFE/RL President Steven Korn's dismissive comments about Russian opposition leaders by appealing to U.S. Congress for help. Radio


Radio Liberty in Exile posts RFE/RL president Steven Korn’s dismissive comments about Russian opposition leaders

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17509" align="aligncenter" width="559" caption="RFE/RL president Stven Korn with his deputy Julia Ragona (direct left) looking at Radio Liberty in Exile protesters in Moscow"][/caption]

Former Radio Liberty broadcaster calls on Secretary Clinton to confront damage to U.S. public diplomacy caused by BBG and RFE/RL officials

[caption id="attachment_10395" align="aligncenter" width="549" caption="Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States is losing the information war."][/caption] The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street

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