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State IG blamed for blaming the messenger on mismanagement and Internet security lapses at BBG

Commentary In this guest commentary by an Internet security expert , BBG Watch looks again at the recent State Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) controversial and widely criticized inspection report on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). IG …

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Union criticizes executive staff attacks on BBG members

In a new article, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employee union, American Federation of Government Employees Local 1812, criticizes the Agency's executive staff for their attacks

MAXIMUS HUBRIS: DYSFUNCTION, employee union describes problems at Broadcasting Board of Governors

The union representing Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees is publishing a series of articles on its website highlighting problems at the U.S. international broadcasting agency, which

Repeal of Smith-Mundt is good for media freedom, but Americans must be wary of government bureaucrats marketing news domestically

BBG Watch Commentary Commenting on the defense authorization bill that President Obama signed last night, which includes a provision that reduces restrictions of the Smith-Mundt Act on the

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

Ashe, Liu and Ensor met Burmese President Thein Sein

[caption id="attachment_18314" align="alignleft" width="273" caption="President Thein Sein, BBG Governor Victor Ashe, RFA President Libby Liu"][/caption] Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Ambassador Victor Ashe, Radio Free Asia President

BBG members meet with Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma

[caption id="attachment_16571" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Archive Photo, Sept. 2012. (l to r) BBG Governor Michael Meehan, Aung San Suu Kyi, BBG Governors Victor Ashe and Susan McCue at RFA

Is Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty an Equal Opportunity Employer?

BBG Watch Commentary We went through the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) website but could not find any significant references to RFE/RL being an equal opportunity employer or

Radio Free Asia Tibetan Service covers extensively protests in Tibet and China despite recent dismissal of its director

BBG Watch Commentary The Radio Free Asia (RFA) Tibetan Service leads all international broadcasters in quick, extensive and objective reporting on the current unrest in Tibet

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Slip Sliding Away

[caption id="attachment_17889" align="aligncenter" width="630" caption="BBG's 2012 Global Weekly Audience Estimate"][/caption] Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Slip Sliding Away by The Federalist We now see in stark detail

Mysterious absence of BBG member Dennis Mulhaupt

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15230" align="alignleft" width="133" caption="Dennis Mulhaupt"][/caption] Where is Dennis Mulhaupt? It is the question being asked today at

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

Obama to nominate Jeffrey Shell as BBG Chairman

[caption id="attachment_16435" align="alignleft" width="108" caption="Jeffrey Shell, Comcast Photo"][/caption] President Obama says he intends to nominate Jeffrey Shell as Member and Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

Still no official BBG word on Board's meeting with Secretary Clinton

We are wondering what prevents the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) senior staff from posting on their official website, www.BBG.gov, that BBG members will be meeting with

Broadcasting Board of Governors – The Board Meets With Secretary Clinton

Broadcasting Board of Governors - The Board Meets With Secretary Clinton   by The Federalist     This week, members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meet with Secretary of State

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