All posts tagged RFE/RL Moscow bureau

BBG Governors offer support to journalists in nations without free media

BBG Watch Commentary In recent visits to Russia and Cambodia, members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) have offered support to journalists who work under difficult conditions in countries without free media. The visits show increased involvement on the …

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BBG Governors McCue and Meehan urge RFE/RL to work on returning fired journalists to Radio Liberty

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“In particular, we have asked Acting RFE/RL President Kevin Klose and his team to continue their timely outreach now under way to all the former

Human rights activists call for reform of Radio Liberty programs to Kazakhstan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22254" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="Andrei Grishin"][/caption] While the attention of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) management is

BBG Governors McCue and Meehan met in Moscow with Alexeeva and with fired Radio Liberty staffers

(Photo - from left to right) Former (fired) Radio Liberty human rights reporter Kristina Gorelik, Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member and Radio Free Europe /

Kevin Klose with Radio Liberty's Fired Journalists

Winds of change at Radio Liberty Moscow

BBG Watch Commentary Visiting Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president and CEO Kevin Klose met in Moscow at a private party with many of the Radio

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Boston, Chechnya, Kazakhstan

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - Boston, Chechnya, Kazakhstan

by The Federalist    
"In reality, the actions of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) executives represent US

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Three BBG members to receive Champion of Free Speech Award

BBG Watch Commentary Three members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal agency in charge of U.S. international broadcasting, will

Masha Gessen resigns from Radio Liberty in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19186" align="alignnone" width="662" caption="Radio Liberty in Exile journalists who were fired or resigned from Radio Liberty shortly before Masha Gessen took over as director of

Polish TV to air film about Radio Free Europe and its contribution to freedom

Commentary by Ted Lipien Polish Television will air next weekend a five-part documentary film about the Polish Service of Radio Free Europe as a tribute to its message

Hushing America’s message in terrorism’s redoubt, Washington Times op-ed

In an op-ed in The Washington Times, former Voice of America manager Ted Lipien warns that bureaucratic infighting mustn’t curtail U.S. news

Radio Liberty in Exile fills gap in human rights coverage in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19186" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Radio Liberty in Exile Facebook Page and New Liberty Photo"][/caption] Fired Radio Liberty journalists are providing multimedia human rights news coverage

U.S. officials promoting media freedom abroad censor information for American public

BBG Watch Commentary The U.S. government's International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB)--the administrative arm of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) media agency for informing and influencing foreign audiences--censors selection

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

Waiting for Godot – BBG members hope AWOL Michael Lynton will participate in board meeting

BBG Watch Commentary The mystery continues whether the U.S. international broadcasting agency's Interim Presiding Governor Michael Lynton will participate in Wednesday's Broadcasting Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meeting.

Russia Talking to Itself – journalists discuss media landscape and Radio Liberty

[caption id="attachment_16699" align="alignleft" width="100" caption="Z. Dzieciolowski"][/caption] Kremlin control of the Russian media may not be absolute, though it comes pretty close, and the few independent media have to

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