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John Lenczowski

The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski | BBG Watch report

The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski | BBG Watch report BBG Watch Commentary In an Wall Street Journal op-ed, former President Reagan’s Soviet affairs advisor John Lenczowski argues for a presidentially-appointed full-time director of U.S. …

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Mario Corti

Letter to the Editor from Mario Corti

Andrei Babitsky is viewed as one of Radio Liberty’s most courageous reporters. Wikipedia article on Andrei Babitsky (Russian: Андрей

Senator Roger F. Wicker

Senator Wicker pushes to keep foreign radio services open — IBB wants them cut to keep its own budget and positions

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a leading Senator on the

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Dezinformatsiya: West’s media recycle Ukraine myths, Putin refines totalitarian tactic

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Journalists like The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson are witlessly recycling Kremlin propaganda, notes analyst George Weigel.

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CUSIB Statement on Denial of Visa by Russia to David Satter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2014 CUSIB Statement on Denial of Visa by Russia to David Satter Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) is appalled by the Russian Government's denial

Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowships – deadline extended

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): The deadline for the annual Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program has been extended to November 8, 2013 for

Russia – Court strips national news agency of its licence

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is appalled by a Moscow court's decision today to grant a request by the Federal Agency for the

Moscow court revokes news agency’s license

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) -

New York, October 31, 2013--The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by a decision by the Moscow City Court today to

Ashe Moscow Award Jnue 2013

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

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22839" align="alignleft" width="222" caption="BBG Governor Victor Ashe with Russian human rights leader Lyudmila Alexeeva and human rights reporter Kristina Gorelik. Moscow, June 2013."][/caption] The Broadcasting

Should U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors members do private business in Russia and China?

BBG Watch Commentary Most people know or suspect that major business deals for U.S. companies, especially media deals, in countries like Russia or China, cannot happen without government approval

Radio Jittery – RFE/RL’s Kevin Klose interviewed by Zygmunt Dzieciolowski

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19379" align="alignleft" width="122" caption="Kevin Klose"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_16699" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Z. Dzieciolowski"][/caption] A UK-based media freedom organization openDemocracy published an interview with Radio

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and (Still) Out of Order – The Numbers Game Redux

by  The Federalist Such a gift, these guys. We now have a new Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) press release dated June 19, 2013:  

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

BBG Governor Ashe receives Glasnost Award in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary In Moscow, Russian human rights activists presented today Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member, former mayor of Knoxville and former U.S. Ambassador to Poland Victor

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