All posts tagged Steven Korn

Bulat Atabayev – Radio Liberty Kazakh Service stopped radio programs and became a tabloid website

BBG Watch Commentary Prominent Kazakh theater director and former political prisoner Bulat Atabayev joined other Kazakh opposition leaders in criticizing Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) for stopping radio broadcasts to Kazakhstan and turning its Kazakh website into a tabloid journalism …

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Two vice presidents departed Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary Dale Cohen, Vice President of Administration at Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) since November 2011, and Beth Portale, Vice President and Chief of

Kazakh political prisoner is unhappy with Radio Liberty programs

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"By the way, it turns out that Azattyq (RFE/RL's Kazakh Service) programs have drastically declined. There is neither political news nor political analysis." - Kazakh poet

Unilateral Disarmament: How the West Has Destroyed its Broadcasting to Russia

A significant and well-researched analysis of Western broadcasting in

BBG executives and lawyers refuse to settle discrimination cases they know they will lose

BBG Watch Commentary The union representing the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees, AFGE Local 1812, has been pointing out again and again that BBG executives and lawyers

Former president’s top deputies leaving Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_20343" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Kevin Klose"][/caption] In the last six months, dozens of Radio Liberty journalists in Russia were fired without any warning, escorted by security

Lyudmila Alexeeva: Saving Radio Liberty in Russia Should Have Been Done The Day Before Yesterday

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_21042" align="alignnone" width="636" caption="Lyudmila Alexeeva, Photo for Radio Liberty in Exile by Yuri Timofeev."][/caption] Supporters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), including a preeminent Russian

Masha Gessen gets award for journalism while dozens of fired Radio Liberty journalists are still unable to work at the station

BBG Watch Commentary Masha Gessen, the controversial director of the Russian Service at the U.S. taxpayer-funded media freedom station Radio Liberty, was given a $50,000 journalistic award by

Growing consensus that failed Broadcasting Board of Governors executives should leave

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"That is why we call yet again on Congress to exercise its overview functions to get to the bottom of what is truly happening in U.S.

Radio Liberty Drawing by Alexei Yorsh

Radio Liberty faces Die Hard moment, Russia’s government website reports

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_20864" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Radio Liberty Drawing by Alexei Yorsh"][/caption] Russia Beyond the Headlines English-language news website run by a leading Russian daily Rossiyskaya Gazeta, the

Fired Radio Liberty journalist writes about his Holocaust video project

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16730" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Mumin Shakirov "][/caption] In September 2012, the former Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) management team fired some of the best journalists in

Is unexplained absence of Broadcasting Board of Governors interim chair due to alleged conflict of interest?

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17141" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Michael Lynton gives RFE/RL president Steve Korn, who has since resigned amid controversy, thumbs up at October 2012 BBG meeting."][/caption] While the

RFE/RL’s interim president expected to address Czech Helsinki Committee concerns with new personnel and policy decisions

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that newly-appointed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president Kevin Klose plans to announce soon personnel and policy decisions designed to

RFE/RL's interim president expected to address Czech Helsinki Committee concerns with new personnel and policy decisions

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that newly-appointed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) acting president Kevin Klose plans to announce soon personnel and policy decisions designed to

Vitaly Portnikov at Radio Liberty 60th anniversary event in Moscow voices support for fired journalists

The 60th anniversary event was organized in Moscow on March 1 by Radio Liberty in Exile, a group of fired Radio Liberty journalists and their supporters.

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