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Tom Kent leaving RFE/RL

BBG Watch Commentary Having published a letter to the New York Times editor in defense of his stewardship at the helm of a U.S. tax-funded media outlet serving international audiences—“Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Defends Itself”—RFE/RL President Thomas Kent announced that…
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Strzok-like behavior rewarded at Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary Some of the U.S. federal employees who are news reporters for the Voice of America (VOA) international and through the internet also increasingly a domestic media entity exhibited in public behavior similar to what embattled FBI agent…
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HISTORY Voice of America 1990

BBG Watch Commentary The Cold War Radio Museum has published audio, video and photos depicting the Voice of America in 1989/1990. Cold War Radio Museum   1990 VOA Polish Service Bilingual Polish-English Newscast     The Cold War was almost…
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The Summit and Beyond: The Big Picture

OPINION The Summit and Beyond: The Big Picture   Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost   By The Federalist   The meeting between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is now a part of history….
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Why no Koreans in VOA Greta with Trump photo?

BBG Watch Commentary   .⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ with VOA after interview in Singapore pic.twitter.com/ohO2JvVnHZ — Greta Van Susteren (@greta) June 12, 2018   We did not see any Koreans who do the hard work for Voice of America (VOA) Korean Service in…
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A Different Time at Voice of America

BBG Watch History The Cold War Radio Museum website has posted a short article with a 2012 Voice of America produced video and a 1980 photo of VOA director Mary Bitterman. She led the organization from March 1980 to January…
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Greta Van Susteren interviews Trump for VOA

BBG Watch Commentary It took Greta Van Susteren, a former television news anchor for CNN, Fox News, and NBC News, to get an interview for the Voice of America (VOA) with President Trump after his summit talks with North Korean…
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