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Masha Gessen resigns from Radio Liberty in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary Controversial director of Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Russian Service Masha Gessen has resigned after only seven months on the job. She had been hired in September 2012 by former RFE/RL president Steven Korn who …

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Two vice presidents departed Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary Dale Cohen, Vice President of Administration at Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) since November 2011, and Beth Portale, Vice President and Chief of

Lyudmila Alexeeva: Saving Radio Liberty in Russia Should Have Been Done The Day Before Yesterday

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21042" align="alignnone" width="636" caption="Lyudmila Alexeeva, Photo for Radio Liberty in Exile by Yuri Timofeev."][/caption] Supporters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), including a preeminent Russian

BBG Governor Ashe issues statement on 60th anniversary of Radio Liberty, apologizes to fired journalists

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14629" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Victor Ashe"][/caption] In response to an invitation sent by Radio Liberty in Exile to members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

60 RL: Radio Liberty in Exile to mark Radio Liberty's 60th anniversary at a major event in Moscow

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_20303" align="alignnone" width="638" caption="Radio Liberty 60th Anniversary - Radio Liberty in Exile Banner"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that Radio Liberty in Exile, a group of fired

RFE/RL president Kevin Klose to meet in Moscow with human rights leaders and fired Radio Liberty staffers

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19379" align="alignleft" width="122" caption="Kevin Klose"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that newly-appointed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty acting president Kevin Klose is planning to meet in Moscow

Case against informational appeasement of Putin’s Russia

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19751" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Edward Lucas"][/caption] An important article by Edward Lucas published by the Washington, DC-based Center for European Policy


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]

Radio Liberty-in-Exile posts YouTube video of Lyudmila Alexeeva confronting RFE/RL president Steven Korn

Almost the complete transcript of Lyudmila Alexeeva's statement can be found in this earlier BBG Watch report:

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Human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeeva stopped cooperating with Radio Liberty, accused RFE/RL president Korn of mistreating journalists

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17546" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="under wild capitalism... people are not treated the way you treated... the people at Radio Liberty"][/caption] Famous Russian human rights activist

Radio Liberty in Exile getting ready for a big fight with RFE/RL executives Korn and Ragona

BBG Watch Commentary Dozens of former Radio Liberty journalists fired by American managers who used guards and other coercive measures are getting ready to confront Radio Free Europe/Radio

National Review

Corti and Lipien in National Review – Radio Liberty silenced by Washington

BBG Watch Commentary In an article published in National Review Online, Mario

Another young journalist resigns in protest from ‘new’ Radio Liberty, calls it a sinking Titanic

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17259" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Former Radio Liberty journalist Anastasia Kirilenko"][/caption] Anastasia Kirilenko, 28-year-old web editor, investigative reporter and radio broadcaster, has resigned in protest from Radio

RFE/RL President Korn in Moscow Times – a desperate plea of American manager disconnected from reality

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_12406" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="Steven Korn, RFE/RL President"][/caption] In a desperate effort to salvage his reputation and that of his choice for the new director of

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Just How Bad It Is, And How Much Worse It Will Be, Part One

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Just How Bad It Is, And How Much Worse It Will Be, Part One by The Federalist If the press releases by the Broadcasting

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