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

Reforming U.S. International Media Outreach

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

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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