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Rep. Edward Royce

U.S. Rep. Ed Royce draws a clear distinction between Voice of America and surrogate broadcasters

BBG Watch Commentary In an opening statement at the hearing Wednesday on reforming “Broadcasting Board of Governors: An Agency ‘Defunct’,” the Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), made a clear distinction between the Voice …

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Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and Definitely Out of Order – “Considering The Changing Landscape”

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Definitely Out of Order - “Considering The Changing Landscape” by The Federalist   As a member of the

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

Still under discredited IBB management team, BBG listed among six agencies good employees should avoid

BBG Watch Commentary The latest Best Places to Work in the Federal Government snapshot by the Partnership for Public Service found that managers at the International Broadcasting Bureau

Voice of America English service failed to send staff reporters to Turkey to cover protests

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22666" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Russia Today reporter on Taksim Square in Istanbul. Voice of America English service did not send a staff correspondent to Turkey."][/caption] A

Yandas Medya

Voice of America English website posts a one-sided report on Turkey

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22667" align="alignleft" width="288" caption="VOA English website screen shot."][/caption] The U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) English news website has posted Sunday a one-sided and incomplete

Unaccountable bureaucrats

The union representing Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) federal employees posted a commentary on the agency's unaccountable bureacracy. Most of BBG's top bureaucrats work at the International Broadcasting

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

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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Recording from U.S. broadcasting meeting has unexplained gaps

BBG Watch Commentary Remember President Nixon's secretary, Rose Mary Woods, and the 18½ minute gap in President Nixon White House tapes? Some of us do. International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB)

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

Top IBB officials are preventing hiring of an interim executive officer for BBG, undermine national security

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21917" align="alignleft" width="239" caption="BBG Board, Apr. 2013. Image shows four vacancies."][/caption] BBG Watch has learned from several reliable sources that top officials of the International

Expert analysis from RFE/RL on Boston bombings and Chechnya enhanced by Radio Liberty in Exile

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21897" align="alignleft" width="440" caption="Boston-based Russian writer Mikhail Berg being interviewed by Sergei Mullin for Radio Liberty in Exile."][/caption] Last year, U.S. government bureaucrats in Washington

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