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RFE/RL president Kevin Klose to meet in Moscow with human rights leaders and fired Radio Liberty staffers

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that newly-appointed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty acting president Kevin Klose is planning to meet in Moscow on February 19 with prominent Russian human rights leaders and representatives of Radio Liberty journalists who were …

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Case against informational appeasement of Putin’s Russia

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_19751" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Edward Lucas"][/caption] An important article by Edward Lucas published by the Washington, DC-based Center for European Policy

Images and videos that changed Broadcasting Board of Governors’ position on RFE/RL

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"On the day Kevin Klose assumes his duties as Acting President and CEO or Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), BBG Watch would like to present again

John O’Sullivan: Mass Firings at Radio Liberty Help Putin; Hurt Press Freedom

BBG Watch Commentary The former editorial chief of Radio Free Europe says the mass firings of top radio journalists from its Moscow affiliate, Radio Liberty, will weaken press

“Turmoil Over America’s Radio Voice in Russia,” former RFE/RL executive editor writes in Wall Street Journal

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_18871" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="John O'Sullivan"][/caption] John O'Sullivan, former Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty executive editor (2008-11) and vice president

Korn Fired: Meltdown at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty by Judy Bachrach in World Affairs

BBG Watch Commentary In one of the best investigative journalism reports on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), a contributing editor for Vanity Fair

BBG member counters Masha Gessen’s spin on Radio Liberty in Russian media

BBG Watch Commentary It used to be the job of the director of Radio Liberty's Russian Service to counter Soviet and later Putin's spin designed to confuse and

Video of CUSIB’s Ann Noonan asking BBG to protect Radio Liberty journalists

In addressing the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open board meeting in Washington on Friday, the Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB -

Gorelik Receives MHG Journalism Prize

Fired Radio Liberty reporter Kristina Gorelik receives Moscow Helsinki Group Journalism Prize

BBG Watch Commentary Kristina Gorelik (Кристина Горелик), fired last September by American taxpayer-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) along with

Former RFE/RL News Director Terry Willey comments on dismissal of Radio Liberty journalists

[caption id="attachment_18175" align="alignleft" width="215" caption="Radio Liberty QSL Card, image from Richard H. Cummings' Cold War Blog"][/caption] Terry Willey was Director of the News and Current Affairs Division

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Information War Lost – Insubordination and Rebellion

Broadcasting Board of Governors - Information War Lost - Insubordination and Rebellion by The Federalist “There is something about a sense of entitlement and of having

New Radio Liberty ignores Gorbachev’s new book, misses Obama-Putin call and other news stories

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_17845" align="aligncenter" width="576" caption="Mikhail Gorbachev with Mikhail Sokolov (Radio Liberty in Exile)"][/caption] The Washington Post had a AP story about the release of former president

Obama-Putin phone call ignored by new Radio Liberty website

[caption id="attachment_17831" align="aligncenter" width="502" caption="Radio Liberty Home Page Screen Shot 2012-11-14 10 AM Moscow"][/caption] As of Wednesday morning Moscow time, the new Radio Liberty website has posted no

Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost: A Thousand Words in a Picture

[caption id="attachment_17819" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="BBG's Bruce Sherman, Director, Office of Strategy and Development, speaking to empty chairs"][/caption]   Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost: A Thousand Words in a Picture by

Stratfor analyzes silencing of Radio Liberty

Stratfor, a subscription-based provider of geopolitical analysis, published a article on the Kremlin's crackdown on independent media and political opposition in Russia, citing the silencing of Radio

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