Analysis

Analysis of U.S. and international media reporting and analysis of management of news organizations.

Reforming U.S. International Media Outreach

BBG and US INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS REFORM ACT OF 2014

BBG Watch Commentary A draft bill originating in the House Foreign Affairs Committee, which has U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) as Chairman and U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) as Ranking Member, would, if passed by Congress and signed by the…
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Death By Division

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

International Broadcasting Bureau – We Just Love Being Dysfunctional and Defunct! – Information War Lost: Death By Division By The Federalist   Most of us are familiar with the axiom, “Divide and conquer.” With the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB), it may be better…
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The Voice of America Shouldn’t Be A Whisper by John Lenczowski

John Lenczowski

BBG Watch Commentary In an Wall Street Journal op-ed, former President Reagan’s Soviet affairs advisor John Lenczowski argues for a presidentially-appointed full-time director of U.S. International Broadcasting with Senate confirmation who would be accountable to the National Security Council. Lenczowski…
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The Master Practitioner

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International Broadcasting Bureau – Defining Success By Being Dysfunctional and Defunct – Information War Lost: The Master Practitioner By The Federalist How meanings turn on a word: According to the agency’s April 11, 2014 press release (“BBG Reviews Its Operations In Asia, Discusses…
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A Map, Malice and Mission Impossible

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International Broadcasting Bureau – We Define Success By Being Dysfunctional and Defunct – Information War Lost:  A Map, Malice and Mission Impossible By The Federalist Yet again, another incomplete, disingenuous and misleading press release from the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) in the…
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