All posts tagged Walter Isaacson

Top IBB officials are preventing hiring of an interim executive officer for BBG, undermine national security

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned from several reliable sources that top officials of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) are doing everything possible to delay efforts by members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) to hire their own …

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BBG aggregates English news from its media entities in one website

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has launched a new website which aggregates English-language news from its various media entities, including the Voice of America

MAXIMUS HUBRIS: DYSFUNCTION, employee union describes problems at Broadcasting Board of Governors

The union representing Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees is publishing a series of articles on its website highlighting problems at the U.S. international broadcasting agency, which

Former U.S. Senator Norman Coleman among potential Republican candidates for BBG

BBG Watch has learned that unconfirmed reports list former U.S. Senator Norman Coleman is one of the potential candidates to fill a vacant Republican position on the

Radio Free Asia managers and employees, other BBG broadcasters, oppose merger plan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15430" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="Libby Liu, RFA President"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) plan to merge the grantee-surrogate broadcasters into one large administrative structure is

Radio Free Asia managers and employees, other BBG broadcasters, oppose merger plan

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_15430" align="alignleft" width="75" caption="Libby Liu, RFA President"][/caption] The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) plan to merge the grantee-surrogate broadcasters into one large administrative structure is

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

Does anyone care about Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty?

This opinion piece was submitted by a journalist who works at the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in Prague, the Czech Republic. The writer, who uses the

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BBG considers new strategy and reversal of planned broadcasting cuts to China and Tibet

In response to overwhelming criticism from human rights groups, journalists and one of its members, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will consider a new China strategy and

Broadcasting Board of Governors members concerned about Latin America strategy

[caption id="attachment_14537" align="alignnone" width="556" caption="Iron work of Che Guevara on the Interior Ministry building, which overlooks Revolution Square in Havana, Cuba."][/caption] Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Broadcasting Board of Governors – FY 2014 Budget Process: Schedule & Milestones

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB)executives have been using the budget process for years under the veil of secrecy to eliminate critical broadcasting

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Forget Voice of America radio WHAM ( Winning Hearts and Minds )

CACOPHONY AT COHEN CONTINUUM: Dance of the Comedians by Quo Vadis  In November 2011, at a forum sponsored by the Public Diplomacy Council and reported on by Adam Clayton

BBG claims surrogate broadcasters can do Voice of America’s job

In a response for a RadioWorld article, "Advocacy Group Objects to BBG Cuts," a spokesperson for the Broadcasting Board

BBG awarded 50 million dollar contract to Gallup while planning to terminate broadcasts and fire over 200 journalists

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BBG member S. Enders Wimbush described as chief architect of program cuts to Tibet, China and other communist countries

BBG Watch News Commentary Sources told BBG Watch that it was not former Democratic Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Walter Isaacson but Republican member S. Enders Wimbush

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