All posts tagged RFE/RL Moscow bureau

Ashe Moscow Award Jnue 2013

Governor Victor Ashe welcomes House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Victor Ashe welcomed the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing Wednesday in Washington on reforming U.S. international broadcasting. Ashe, a former mayor of Knoxville and former U.S. Ambassador to Poland, was …

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On Snowden and other news, foreigners get America’s story in English from Al Jazeera and Russia Today, not from Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary When it comes to almost any major international news story, even those originating in the United States or directly affecting Americans, what most foreigners

Russia Today video views on You Tube vastly outnumber Voice of America’s, VOA news coverage crippled by bureaucrats

BBG Watch Commentary In justifying his decision not to send any staff reporters or video journalists to Turkey during the height of anti-government protests, Voice of America

Posting ‘Governor Ashe Visits RFE/RL In Prague’ took some persuading

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22792" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="(L-R) Seda Stepanyan, Victor Ashe, Irina Gotisan and Franak Viačorka"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that it took some persuading on the

BBG Governor Victor Ashe: situation at RFE/RL ‘has been righted’

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22743" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Governor Susan McCue presides over the June 19 meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors."][/caption] At the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Award-winning Czech filmmaker to do a documentary on discrimination of RFE/RL foreign employees

BBG Watch Commentary Anna Karapetian, a journalist from Armenia fired by RFE/RL without a right to appeal. This report and commentary was sent to BBG Watch from Prague by

Michael Lynton: absentee BBG Governor with business interests in Russia resigns

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_13087" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Michael Lynton"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Interim Presiding Governor Michael Lynton who has missed every BBG board meeting since January

Broadcasting Board of Governors’ employee union appeals to Senator McConnell to retain Ashe on BBG board

The union representing Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees has written a letter to Senator Mitch McConnell, the Minority Leader in the U.S. Senate, requesting that

RFE/RL acting president Kevin Klose discusses reforms at Radio Liberty in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary At the broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open meeting in Washington, DC on May 15, 2013, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president

BBG’s Michael Meehan: human rights leaders in Russia are under unbelievable threats

BBG Watch Commentary Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Michael Meehan said that human rights leaders in Russia are under unbelievable threats from President Putin and his government.

BBG member may have a conflict in vigorously defending media freedom

BBG Watch Commentary At the May 15, 2013 open meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Ann Noonan, Executive Director of the Committee for U.S. International

What may be behind White House attempt to remove Victor Ashe from BBG board?

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14629" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Victor Ashe"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors' (BBG) only Republican board member, former U.S. Ambassador to Poland Victor Ashe, may be paying

Radio Liberty Journalists in Moscow to See Justice Done, Heritage Foundation Expert Reports

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_11460" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Helle Dale"][/caption] Helle C. Dale, the Heritage Foundations Senior Fellow in Public Diplomacy studies, reported on the think tank's blog, The Foundry,

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - The Latest Numbers Game

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - The Latest Numbers Game by The Federalist   The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) issued a press release dated

Lyudmila Alexeeva – rights defender’s photos with Secretary Kerry and with BBG members

[caption id="attachment_22309" align="alignnone" width="665" caption="Secretary of State John Kerry with Lyudmila Alexeeva in Moscow, May 8, 2013"][/caption]

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