All posts tagged Victor Ashe

Dissidents and U.S. broadcasting officials honored as champions of free speech

This report is from the independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org). CUSIB’s Executive Director Ann Noonan has spoken at recent Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) meetings as a member of the public on the importance of U.S. …

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U.S. International Broadcasting and Public Diplomacy Should Be Bipartisan – Helle Dale, Heritage Foundation

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_11460" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Helle Dale"][/caption] Helle Dale, a Heritage Foundation expert on public diplomacy, wrote that "the news that the White House has sought to

Award-winning Czech filmmaker to do a documentary on discrimination of RFE/RL foreign employees

BBG Watch Commentary Anna Karapetian, a journalist from Armenia fired by RFE/RL without a right to appeal. This report and commentary was sent to BBG Watch from Prague by

What’s behind resignation of BBG’s Michael Lynton

BBG Watch Commentary The resignation of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Interim Presiding Governor Michael Lynton was long overdue. Lynton has been AWOL from engaging in BBG business

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable – Penny’s Folly

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - Penny’s Folly

by The Federalist Our Memorial Day holiday weekend began in

Michael Lynton: absentee BBG Governor with business interests in Russia resigns

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_13087" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Michael Lynton"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Interim Presiding Governor Michael Lynton who has missed every BBG board meeting since January

Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost – Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable – The Gloom: Deep and Morose

Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost - Dysfunctional, Defunct and Ungovernable - The Gloom: Deep and Morose

by The Federalist       Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

CUSIB asks McConnell to keep Ashe as BBG member

In a letter to Senator Mitch McConnell, the independent and nonpartisan Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB - cusib.org) asked the Senate Minority Leader to retain Governor

BBG Honors RFE/RL’s North Caucasus Service

BBG Watch Commentary A year ago, the former Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) management and the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) executives wanted to eliminate broadcasting to the

Broadcasting Board of Governors’ employee union appeals to Senator McConnell to retain Ashe on BBG board

The union representing Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees has written a letter to Senator Mitch McConnell, the Minority Leader in the U.S. Senate, requesting that

BBG’s Michael Meehan: human rights leaders in Russia are under unbelievable threats

BBG Watch Commentary Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Michael Meehan said that human rights leaders in Russia are under unbelievable threats from President Putin and his government.

BBG member may have a conflict in vigorously defending media freedom

BBG Watch Commentary At the May 15, 2013 open meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Ann Noonan, Executive Director of the Committee for U.S. International

BBG employee union blasts IBB executives, praises Victor Ashe

Has there really been any significant change at the Agency that would result in improved morale? And why would the White House wish to remove the member

BBG Board Meeting, May 15, 2013 at 4PM EDT

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will hold its continuing board meeting today in Washington, DC and 4PM EDT. It is not known whether BBG's

What may be behind White House attempt to remove Victor Ashe from BBG board?

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_14629" align="alignleft" width="140" caption="Victor Ashe"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors' (BBG) only Republican board member, former U.S. Ambassador to Poland Victor Ashe, may be paying

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