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Voice of America English is hours late in updating news stories on Facebook, loses to Russia Today and Al Jazeera

BBG Watch Commentary Russia’s state supported broadcaster Russia Today (RT) leads U.S.-funded broadcaster Voice of America (VOA) by enormous margins in all audience engagement and other audience counting measures for English-language news reporting on the Snowden spy case and in …

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Russia Today video views on You Tube vastly outnumber Voice of America’s, VOA news coverage crippled by bureaucrats

BBG Watch Commentary In justifying his decision not to send any staff reporters or video journalists to Turkey during the height of anti-government protests, Voice of America

Voice of America English service failed to send staff reporters to Turkey to cover protests

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22666" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Russia Today reporter on Taksim Square in Istanbul. Voice of America English service did not send a staff correspondent to Turkey."][/caption] A

Turkish protesters ask for help to counter media censorship

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22626" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Image posted on Facebook page of Turkish actor and director Mujdat Gezen."][/caption] An appeal posted on Facebook by pro-democracy protesters in Turkey

VOA and IBB bureacrats fail to notice Voice of America Turkey coverage

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_22585" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Vandalized TV van on Taksim Square with an anti-NTV sign"][/caption] The public relations staff at the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) and the

Coward Media

Commentary by Ted Lipien [caption id="attachment_22583" align="alignnone" width="512" caption="Coward Media"][/caption] Istanbul, June 8, 2013. Protest signs on Taksim Square in Istanbul say "Coward Media." The very few acts of

Bipartisan effort by Victor Ashe and North Carolina congressmen to save BBG transmitting station is part of larger fight for public oversight of U.S. international broadcasting

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), a federal agency which oversees U.S. government-funded international broadcasting by the Voice of America (VOA), Radio and TV Marti

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

BBG bureaucracy versus strategy and national interests

BBG bureaucracy versus strategy and national interests defines proposed program cuts at Voice of America The bureaucratic executive staff at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and its

CUSIB starts campaign against Broadcasting Board of Governors’ cuts in broadcasts to Tibet, China and other countries

The nongovernmental and independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting has issued a strong statement in opposition to the Broadcasting Board of Governors' plans to eliminate or reduce

CUSIB starts campaign against Broadcasting Board of Governors' cuts in broadcasts to Tibet, China and other countries

The nongovernmental and independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting has issued a strong statement in opposition to the Broadcasting Board of Governors' plans to eliminate or reduce

Kurdish newspaper suspended for one month

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The "Azadiya Welat" daily, which is published in Turkey, has faced several publication bans in the past.

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Security law used to punish editor with 21-year prison sentence

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: A Kurdish editor was sentenced to over 21 years in prison on 9 February by a Turkish court for publishing reports and

European Court of Human Rights orders Turkey to pay compensation to journalists

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The Court ruled that Turkey had violated freedom of speech laws when it suspended five newspapers and sentenced a magazine editor to

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