All posts tagged Russia Today

Voice of America English is hours late in updating news stories on Facebook, loses to Russia Today and Al Jazeera

BBG Watch Commentary Russia’s state supported broadcaster Russia Today (RT) leads U.S.-funded broadcaster Voice of America (VOA) by enormous margins in all audience engagement and other audience counting measures for English-language news reporting on the Snowden spy case and in …

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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

Is America Losing Its Voice? by David Hyatt – The Answer is “Yes”

BBG Watch Commentary   [caption id="attachment_22958" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="David Hyatt"][/caption] David Hyatt is a former Voice of America (VOA) bureau chief in Bangkok covering Southeast Asia and the Pacific, and

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

VOA English has a staff reporter in Istanbul, finally

BBG Watch Commentary (Advisory: This commentary refers only to Voice of America (VOA) English-language coverage of the protests in Turkey. VOA Turkish Service has been providing comprehensive and balanced

Al Jazeera, Russia Today, U.S. International Broadcasting — which will be “A Voice of the Voiceless”?

BBG Watch Commentary Two media articles caught our eye this weekend. "Al Jazeera

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.

Washington Times publishes op-ed by former journalism student intern at Radio Liberty

[caption id="attachment_17011" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Kirill Filimonov protesting last Tuesday at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow"][/caption] The Washington Times newspaper has published an op-ed by a young Russian

Newly-selected director of Radio Liberty Russian Service Masha Gessen will be target of KGB-style pressure campaign

[caption id="attachment_16646" align="aligncenter" width="555" caption="Lubyanka Square. The FSB, former KGB, of Russia. Moscow"][/caption] BBG Watch Guest Commentary As the Kremlin orders USAID to pull out of Russia, accusing the

Newly-selected director of Radio Liberty Russian Service Masha Gessen met with Putin, denies role in mass firing of RL staffers

BBG Watch Commentary As the Kremlin orders USAID to pull out of Russia, accusing the U.S. government agency of giving support to anti-Putin groups, and the Russian Parliament tentatively

Broadcasting Board of Governors Being Unnoticed

Broadcasting Board of Governors Being Unnoticed A commentary by The Federalist You know where we're coming from: we are not part of the fan club for the Broadcasting

Deemphasizing of international experience led to Voice of America ignoring Obama's Polish gaffe

BBG Watch Commentary Layoffs of experienced journalists, closing down of foreign language services, recent hiring of former domestic CNN editors and the absence of Voice of America (VOA)

Broadcasting Board of Governors member lashes out against domestic critics, calling them 'cowards'

BBG Watch Commentary We have just heard that the chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors Walter Isaacson is stepping down from his post at the BBG. He is

Journalists arrested at U.S. ‘School of the Americas’ protest

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New York, November 23, 2010--Two journalists from the Moscow-based broadcast outlet Russia Today were arrested on November 20 while covering a

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