All posts tagged Ted Lipien

‘At Voice of America, Complaints About Its Iranian Coverage,’ Wall Street Journal op-ed

BBG Watch Commentary An op-ed in The Wall Street Journal by Sohrab Ahmari, “At Voice of America, Complaints About Its Iranian Coverage,” focuses on claims that the VOA Persian-language service is accused of tailoring its programs to avoid offending the …

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BBG Watch broke the ill covered Radio Liberty story, says John O’Sullivan in National Review

BBG Watch Commentary In an National Review article,

Steven Korn continues to defame Radio Liberty journalists in Washington Post interview

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18923" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Steven Korn, RFE/RL"][/caption] In an interview with The Washington Post, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) President and CEO Steven Korn continues to

Repeal of Smith-Mundt is good for media freedom, but Americans must be wary of government bureaucrats marketing news domestically

BBG Watch Commentary Commenting on the defense authorization bill that President Obama signed last night, which includes a provision that reduces restrictions of the Smith-Mundt Act on the

U.S. Must Take Immediate Action to Save Radio Liberty in Russia

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. Must Take Immediate Action to Save Radio Liberty in Russia by Mario Corti and Ted Lipien What does the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the federal agency 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

Radio Liberty in Exile getting ready for a big fight with RFE/RL executives Korn and Ragona

BBG Watch Commentary Dozens of former Radio Liberty journalists fired by American managers who used guards and other coercive measures are getting ready to confront Radio Free Europe/Radio

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Corti and Lipien in National Review – Radio Liberty silenced by Washington

BBG Watch Commentary In an article published in National Review Online, Mario

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

Digital Journal Op-Ed: Former US Diplomat Criticizes Weak Language on Libya Killings

The following Digital Journal op-ed was published by former Voice of America (VOA) acting associate director Ted Lipien who serves on the board of the Committee for U.S.

CUSIB's Ted Lipien asks BBG to respect rights of independent journalist Matthew Russell Lee

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_12583" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Ted Lipien"][/caption] The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) co-founder and former Voice of America (VOA) acting associate director Ted Lipien has

IBB staff tries to avoid Senate confirmation of new BBG CEO

IBB staff tries to avoid Senate confirmation of new BBG CEO BBG Watch News Commentary The International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) Director Richard Lobo and his staff are working behind the

CUSIB – Broadcasting Board of Governors Should Stay True to Their Mandate Not Only in China and Tibet

This press release was issued by the independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2012 Broadcasting Board of Governors Should Stay True to Their Mandate

Moral principles need to guide U.S. international broadcasting

by Ted Lipien I strongly urge the Broadcasting Board of Governors to reverse cuts to Voice of America Tibetan, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Burmese, and Lao broadcasting services. These

Voice of Russia Letter to BBG on Election Coverage Restrictions

Op-Ed: America’s radios dancing to Putin’s tune in Moscow

In a Digital Journal news commentary, Op-Ed: America's radios dancing to

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