All posts tagged Tara Sonenshine

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

BBG Watch Commentary During the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meeting last Friday, February 22, 2013, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine, who represents Secretary of State John Kerry at BBG meetings, had asked …

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CUSIB Statement on Recent BBG Developments

The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting has released a statement expressing its opposition to the growth of bureaucracy at the Broadcasting Board of Governors at the

An alternative view of the BBG Board

An alternative view of the BBG Board

By a long-time employee AND taxpayer [caption id="attachment_13247" align="alignnone" width="380" caption="BBG members with IBB Director Richard Lobo and Deputy Director Jeff Trimble"]

Clinton on U.S. International Broadcasting

Fox, Marks, Perron, and others on Clinton and ‘defunct’ U.S. international broadcasting

BBG Watch Commentary With the publication of this FoxNews.com article, "Clinton

Breaking News – Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty Board plans to hear directly from fired Radio Liberty journalists

BBG Watch Commentary Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Board of Directors are planning to consult former Radio Liberty journalists in

Radio Liberty-in-Exile appeals to Obama and Romney for help, former Reagan campaign official adds his support

The Radio Liberty-in-Exile group of fired journalists and those who resigned in protest against actions of the American management of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has appealed to

BBG’s Michael Lynton ignores appeals from Gorbachev, Alexeeva, other Russian leaders to save fired Radio Liberty journalists

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17141" align="alignleft" width="360" caption="Michael Lynton gives Steve Korn thumbs up and silent 'No' to Gorbachev and other Russian democratic opposition leaders"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned

Radio Liberty listeners appeal to President Obama to bring back fired Radio Liberty journalists, restore radio programs

[caption id="attachment_17071" align="aligncenter" width="612" caption="Individual listeners of Radio Liberty continuing their protest at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow on Wednesday. The main demonstration of Radio Liberty listeners in

Fired Radio Liberty journalists plan to file class action lawsuit

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17056" align="alignleft" width="640" caption="Radio Liberty journalist (who later resigned in protest) streaming live video from a demonstration"][/caption] BBG Watch has learned that some of

Demonstration at U.S. Embassy Moscow Against Firing of Journalists and Silencing of Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17012" align="aligncenter" width="470" caption="Kirill Filimonov Detained by Police at U.S. Embassy Moscow"][/caption] A young Russian journalism student Kirill Filimonov, protesting against U.S. decision to stifle

Dismissed Radio Liberty Moscow Journalists Sent Their Appeal to U.S. Administration, Congress, and Mitt Romney

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that a committee of 35 journalists and other staffers out of about 40 Radio Liberty (Radio Svoboda) Moscow bureau employees who were

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Press Releases and Other Pronouncements

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Press Releases and Other Pronouncements

by The Federalist       Here, we consider the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost: The Arab and Muslim World

[caption id="attachment_16471" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) members and International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo meeting with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Under Secretary

BBG members and IBB Director Lobo meet with Secretary of State Clinton

The official Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) announcement on today's meeting of BBG members and International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo with Secretary of State Hillary

Broadcasting Board of Governors members to meet with Secretary of State Clinton amid doubts about their leadership

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that members of the bipartisan Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), who oversee U.S. international broadcasting including the Voice of America (VOA),

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