All posts tagged S. Enders Wimbush

Rep. Eliot L. Engel

U.S. Rep. Engel: Voice of America was instrumental during the Cold War and is instrumental now

BBG Watch Commentary In his opening statement at the House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing, “Broadcasting Board of Governors: An Agency ‘Defunct’,” Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY) said that the “Voice of America (VOA) was instrumental during the Cold War …

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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 [caption id="attachment_22747" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="U.S. Congressman Ed Royce"][/caption] In an opening statement at the hearing Wednesday on reforming "Broadcasting Board of Governors: An Agency 'Defunct'," the

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen – management of U.S. international broadcasting needs to change

Speaking at the conclusion of today's House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing on the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R - FL) called for

Congressional Record, April 6, 2011: Rep. Rohrabacher confronts BBG on China and Iran

[caption id="attachment_10405" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Rep. Dana Rohrabacher"][/caption] From time to time, BBG Watch publishes significant historical documents on U.S. international broadcasting. Today, we want to bring you for

Former BBG member Wimbush joins attack on Ashe, was rejected for RFE/RL interim president position

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_13259" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="S. Enders Wimbush"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that a former Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Republican member S. Enders Wimbush, who criticized

Former U.S. Senator Norman Coleman among potential Republican candidates for BBG

BBG Watch has learned that unconfirmed reports list former U.S. Senator Norman Coleman is one of the potential candidates to fill a vacant Republican position on the

Soviet-style fake photo or is Broadcasting Board of Governors staff making fun of absentee Board members?

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14867" align="aligncenter" width="490" caption="Photo on the BBG website shows Michael Lynton and Dana Perino attending the BBG meeting in Miami on April 20. Both Lynton

Does anyone care about Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty?

This opinion piece was submitted by a journalist who works at the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in Prague, the Czech Republic. The writer, who uses the

BBG Governor Susan McCue supports restoration of funding for Tibet and China broadcasts from management expenditures

[caption id="attachment_13147" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="BBG member Susan McCue"][/caption] At the meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) in Miami on April 20, BBG Governor Susan McCue made

Victor Ashe offers his email address for public comments on U.S. international broadcasting

[caption id="attachment_14612" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Send an email to BBG member Victor Ashe"][/caption] Often referred to as a senior Republican member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Ambassador

BBG reverses planned reductions in Voice of America and Radio Free Asia broadcasts to Tibet and China

[caption id="attachment_14150" align="alignleft" width="425" caption="Tibetans protesting at BBG's Michael Lynton's Sony office in Los Angeles against silencing of Voice of America radio broadcasts to Tibet by the

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BBG considers new strategy and reversal of planned broadcasting cuts to China and Tibet

In response to overwhelming criticism from human rights groups, journalists and one of its members, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will consider a new China strategy and

Broadcasting Board of Governors members concerned about Latin America strategy

[caption id="attachment_14537" align="alignnone" width="556" caption="Iron work of Che Guevara on the Interior Ministry building, which overlooks Revolution Square in Havana, Cuba."][/caption] Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Confusion whether BBG committee approved saving VOA Tibetan radio and VOA Cantonese Service

[caption id="attachment_11602" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="BBG Governor, Amb. Victor Ashe"][/caption] There appears to be some confusion whether at the meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Strategy and

North Carolina Congressman Asks For Modernizing U.S. Broadcasting Facility

BBG Watch News Commentary [caption id="attachment_13536" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Rep. Walter B. Jones"][/caption] Rep. Walter B. Jones (R-NC) is asking the Broadcasting

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