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National Geographic article warning about RT tweets, sometimes used by Voice of America

National Geographic article warning about RT tweets, sometimes used by Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary WARNING – The article quotes an obscenity. In an National Geographic article “The Twitter War: Social Media’s Role in Ukraine Unrest Social media networks are powe... Read On

Voice of America posts tweets from Russia’s RT and ‘pro-Russia, Fuck the #US, German socialist ‘

Voice of America posts tweets from Russia’s RT and ‘pro-Russia, Fuck the #US, German socialist ‘

BBG Watch Commentary WARNING: This commentary quotes an obscenity. Using U.S. taxpayers’ money, the Voice of America (VOA), a U.S. international media outlet funded by Congress with a congressio... Read On

Reforming U.S. International Broadcasting — Special Bipartisan Website Page of House Foreign Affairs Committee

Reforming U.S. International Broadcasting — Special Bipartisan Website Page of House Foreign Affairs Committee

BBG Watch Commentary The House Committee on Foreign Affairs, chaired by Republican Ed Royce of California, in close cooperation with Ranking Democratic Member Eliot Engel of New York, has created a sp... Read On

Voice of America mission critical programming ‘is not considered inherently governmental function’, IBB executives claim

Voice of America mission critical programming ‘is not considered inherently governmental function’, IBB executives claim

BBG Watch Commentary — Investigative Report — Waste and Mismanagement In a series of investigative reports, BBG Watch will focus on waste and mismanagement at the Voice of America and the Internationa... Read On

Voice of America English headlines paint an image of unpopular and collapsing Ukraine government

Voice of America English headlines paint an image of unpopular and collapsing Ukraine government

BBG Watch Commentary In contrast to other Western broadcasters and its own Ukrainian and Russian services, Voice of America English News headlines and news reports, which appear more like commentaries... Read On

The Hill on propaganda fears and reform of bureaucracy in charge of Voice of America

The Hill on propaganda fears and reform of bureaucracy in charge of Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary A report in The Hill, which focuses on a bipartisan bill to reform U.S. international media outreach managed by the federal bureaucracy of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG... Read On

Threat of propaganda or reform for Voice of America from bipartisan Congressional bill?

Threat of propaganda or reform for Voice of America from bipartisan Congressional bill?

BBG Watch Commentary Denver Nicks wrote in an article for TIME on a bipartisan bill in Congress to reform U.S. international media outreach: “A major overhaul of the government-funded news agenc... Read On

Auschwitz, Obama, and Voice of America Charter — New Bill in Congress May Correct VOA’s News Failures

Auschwitz, Obama, and Voice of America Charter — New Bill in Congress May Correct VOA’s News Failures

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) failed to report on President Obama’s statement on the Holocaust Memorial Day. A new legislation in Congress may correct such VOA... Read On

Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Introduce U.S. International Broadcasting Reform Legislation — TEXT and PRESS RELEASE

Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Introduce U.S. International Broadcasting Reform Legislation — TEXT and PRESS RELEASE

BBG Watch Commentary Yesterday BBG Watch had an exclusive report on the bipartisan H.R. 4490, the United States International Communications Reform Act. See: Major reform of U.S. international br... Read On

Reforming U.S. International Media Outreach

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 pass... Read On

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