All posts tagged Surrogate Broadcasting

BBG union president says Voice of America and surrogate broadcasters have different missions

In a letter to The Washington Post, Tim Shamble, president of the AFGE Local 1812 union representing the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees, argued that the Voice of America (VOA) and BBG-funded surrogate broadcasters have different missions and questioned …

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Only good duplication between VOA and surrogate broadcasters, Secretary Sonenshine told

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14296" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Tara Sonenshine"][/caption] During the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meeting last Friday, February 22, 2013, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy

Video of CUSIB's Ann Noonan at BBG meeting defending fired Radio Liberty journalists

The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB - has released a video of CUSIB Executive Director Ann Noonan who spoke last Friday at

Former RFE/RL president Tom Dine blasts supporters of merging and de-branding of surrogate broadcasters

During a roundtable discussion on the future of U.S. global media, held Tuesday at the Wilson Center in Washington, former Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) president

Unique Role of U.S.-Funded Surrogate Broadcasters

BBG Watch Commentary

Unique Role of U.S.-Funded Surrogate Broadcasters

by Ted Lipien U.S. Government-funded surrogate broadcasting, which started with the formation of Radio Free Europe in the early 1950s, was

Single CEO for U.S. International Broadcasting expected in Obama's FY2014 budget proposal

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_20110" align="alignnone" width="560" caption="BBG Organizational Chart shows 16 offices under IBB, BBG's bureaucracy center."][/caption] Sources told BBG Watch that President Obama's FY2014 budget proposal is

Officials hail Voice of America TV interview in Persian with Hillary Clinton; then what about TV to China?

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is right to brag that the Voice of America (VOA) -- one of several U.S. government-funded journalistic entities under BBG's management

BBG Blamed for Armenian Genocide Denials on Congressionally-Funded Radio Liberty & Free Media Online Blog, May 02, 2010, San Francisco -- Armenian genocide and

Radio Free Europe or Radio Free Putin?

Did BBG End U.S. Surrogate Broadcasting in Russia on Radio Liberty in an Attempt to Appease Mr. Putin and Pursue Its Marketing Strategy?

The Obama Administration Has No Need for Private U.S. Propaganda Radio and TV & Free Media Online Blog Commentary by

Failure of Privatizing U.S. Image Abroad: White House Publishes Self-Serving But Questionable Claims from the Broadcasting Board of Governors & Free Media Online Blog Commentary by

Surrogate Broadcasting 101 — Why BBG and RFE/RL Are Failing in Russia & Free Media Online Blog,  Commentary by Ted Lipien, September 8, 2008, San Francisco --

U.S. Jamming Its Own Radio Broadcasts In A Crisis With Russia

Bureaucratic Jamming Of U.S. Broadcasts To Russia, Georgia And Ukraine & Free Media Online Blog, September

Health Inspectors Did Not Close Down Radio Liberty Affiliates in Russia, The Secret Police Did, August 25, 2008, San Francisco -- Let me preface this post by saying that I've heard good things about Radio Free Europe/Radio

Broadcasting Board of Governors Says Voice of America Radio to Georgia Will Continue for Now, But Underlying Message to VOA Georgian Broadcasters: Keep Looking for Another Job, August 20, 2008, San Francisco -- Listen to the last Voice of America radio broadcast to Russia The Broadcasting Board of Governors

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