Congress

U.S. Congress on U.S. international broadcasting issues.

HFAC Chair Ed Royce welcomes elimination of BBG board

BBG Watch Commentary House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) welcomed the House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 with the provision on eliminating the governing board of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the…
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Defunct BBG Board to bite the dust

BBG Watch Commentary In the end even the Obama White House had enough of the “practically defunct“ (Hillary Clinton’s words) Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) which has for years mismanaged U.S. international media outreach. Under a deal between the White…
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Voice of America Downplaying Terrorist Threat From ISIS

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

OPINION Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War: Lost – The Never-Ending Downward Spiral Voice of America Downplaying Terrorist Threat From ISIS By The Federalist     Periodically, a question comes up regarding the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and the…
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