All posts tagged Public Diplomacy

Coward Media

Commentary by Ted Lipien Istanbul, June 8, 2013. Protest signs on Taksim Square in Istanbul say “Coward Media.” The very few acts of vandalism during the initial days of the anti-government protests in Turkey were directed against TV vans of …

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Crocker and Ashe: both needed at Broadcasting Board of Governors

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - Chess Moves

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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

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

U.S. – Russia panel on Magnitsky may cover Chechnya, includes critics of Radio Liberty firings

BBG Watch Commentary Monday's, April 22, the Hundson Institue panel in Washington, DC on U.S. - Russia relations, the Magnitsky Act, and the future

Tara Sonenshine on Public Diplomacy, Voice of America Interview

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14296" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tara Sonenshine"][/caption] Voice of America (VOA) interviewed Tara Sonenshine, the U.S. Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.

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

Kazakh political prisoner is unhappy with Radio Liberty programs

BBG Watch Commentary

"By the way, it turns out that Azattyq (RFE/RL's Kazakh Service) programs have drastically declined. There is neither political news nor political analysis." - Kazakh poet

Hillary Clinton's unfinished business and new direction at BBG

BBG Watch Commentary Writing about the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Robert Schadler, a senior fellow for Public Diplomacy at the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington, DC,

Only good duplication between VOA and surrogate broadcasters, Secretary Sonenshine told

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14296" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tara Sonenshine"][/caption] During the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meeting last Friday, February 22, 2013, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy

Beware of Central Bureaucracy for USIB

BBG Watch Commentary This BBG Watch commentary on the "21st Century Vision for U.S. Global Media" paper by A. Ross Johnson and Gene Parta was written by Ted Lipien,

Announcement on new RFE/RL president expected soon

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16471" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) members and International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and

U.S. Must Take Immediate Action to Save Radio Liberty in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. Must Take Immediate Action to Save Radio Liberty in Russia by Mario Corti and Ted Lipien What does the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the federal agency in

BBG Recognizes Achievements of Fired Radio Liberty Journalists

BBG Recognizes Achievements of Fired Radio Liberty Journalists BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16987" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Former Radio Liberty journalists, Dimirti Florin, Elena Vlasenko (center) and Kristina Gorelik (with camera) received

Gessen’s attacks on Radio Liberty’s American supporters bring more negative Russian media coverage

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18591" align="alignleft" width="637" caption="Radio Liberty in Exile Photo"][/caption] Recent attacks in Russian by Masha Gessen, the new head of Radio Liberty's Russian Service, on leaders

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