All posts tagged Radio Svoboda

U.S. Still Needs Radio for Public Diplomacy in the Internet Age – WPR

Tom Woods, World Politics Review analyst, wrote that during the last presidential debate, which was focused on foreign policy, Republican nominee Mitt Romney “missed an opportunity to criticize one aspect of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy that has gone largely …

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A New Plan for New Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary A New Plan for New Radio Liberty by Lev Roitman, RFE/RL Senior Commentator (1974-2004) We don’t know where we go to but will come there first. True to

Was damage to Radio Liberty intentional?

This BBG Watch Commentary was written by an anonymous employee. How long until the Governors at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) realize the damage that has been

Fired Radio Liberty journalists invite RFE/RL president Korn to meet with them in Moscow, plan protest events

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17397" align="aligncenter" width="504" caption="Radio Svoboda-in-Exile on USTREAM"][/caption] Radio Liberty-in-Exile group (Radio Svoboda-in-Exile) is planning a number of events and protests to coincide with the

CUSIB Applauds Former BBG Member Blanquita Cullum’s Statement on Radio Liberty Crisis

Reposted from CUSIB website [caption id="attachment_17120" align="alignnone" width="207" caption="Blanquita Cullum"][/caption] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 12, 2012 CUSIB Applauds Former BBG Member Blanquita Cullum's Statement on Radio Liberty Crisis The Committee for U.S. International

Radio Liberty listeners appeal to President Obama to bring back fired Radio Liberty journalists, restore radio programs

[caption id="attachment_17071" align="aligncenter" width="612" caption="Individual listeners of Radio Liberty continuing their protest at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow on Wednesday. The main demonstration of Radio Liberty listeners in

Americans! U.S. Government Supports Dictatorship in Russia, Says Protester Against Mass Dismissal of Radio Liberty Journalists

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17038" align="aligncenter" width="624" caption="Protesters at US Embassy Moscow Demanding the Return of Fired Radio Liberty Journalists"][/caption] Several individual Russian protesters appeared Wednesday near the U.S.

CUSIB Joins the Rally Cry for Radio Liberty Supporters

[caption id="attachment_17011" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="Kirill Filimonov protesting at U.S. Embassy Moscow"][/caption] Reposted from CUSIB website. October 10, 2012 For Immediate Release CUSIB Joins the Rally Cry for Radio Liberty Supporters

Euronews Video on Moscow protest over Radio Liberty staff cuts

[caption id="attachment_17031" align="aligncenter" width="620" caption="Click on the image to view Euronews Video from Radio Liberty Moscow Protest"][/caption] See Euronews Video:

Demonstration at U.S. Embassy Moscow Against Firing of Journalists and Silencing of Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17012" align="aligncenter" width="470" caption="Kirill Filimonov Detained by Police at U.S. Embassy Moscow"][/caption] A young Russian journalism student Kirill Filimonov, protesting against U.S. decision to stifle

U.S. Is Digging an Early Grave for Radio Liberty in Russia says Scholar Tatiana Yankelevich, Daughter of Yelena Bonner, Stepdaughter of Andrei Sakharov

Tatiana Yankelevich, a Russian American scholar, daughter of Yelena Bonner and stepdaughter of famous Soviet dissident Andrei Sakaharov, has condemned the decision of the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

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Supporters of Radio Liberty broadcasts and website plan a protest at U.S. Embassy in Moscow

BBG Watch has learned that a group of young Radio Liberty listeners and users of its website is relying on Facebook and other social media to organize a

Czech Helsinki Committee protests Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty management practices, Russian opposition is drafting another protest

A premier human rights organization in the Czech Republic, The Czech Helsinki Committee (CHC) has published another protest against management and personnel practices of Radio Free Europe/Radio

Is Mr. Korn Fiddling as the Third Rome is Burning under Radio Liberty in Russia?

[caption id="attachment_16973" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="Fiddle Player (Nero played the lyre)"][/caption] An anonymous RFE/RL journalist takes issue on historical grounds with the nickname given by one of his colleagues

Dismissed Radio Liberty Moscow Journalists Sent Their Appeal to U.S. Administration, Congress, and Mitt Romney

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that a committee of 35 journalists and other staffers out of about 40 Radio Liberty (Radio Svoboda) Moscow bureau employees who were

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