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BBG Chair Jeff Shell on Content Strategy – VIDEO

Jeff Shell

BBG Watch Commentary At the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open board meeting last Thursday in Washington, BBG Chairman Jeff Shell suggested that after focusing on structural issues under his chairmanship, the BBG will now focus more on program content…
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NOONAN: gross mismanagement of Voice of America

Ann Noonan at October 2014 BBG Meeting

BBG Watch Commentary The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org) Executive Director Ann Noonan spoke at the October 30, 2014 Broadcasting Board of Governors meeting as a member of the public and noted some of the areas of…
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HEIL: Voice of America is not dysfunctional

Alan Heil at Oct 2014 BBG Meeting

BBG Watch Commentary Former Voice of America (VOA) deputy director Alan Heil told Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) members at an open board meeting last Thursday that U.S. taxpayer-funded VOA is not dysfunctional. Many critics, including members of Congress of…
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October 30, 2014 BBG Board Meeting VIDEO

Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chair Jeff Shell at Oct. 30 2014, BBG open board meeting.

BBG Watch Commentary The video of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open board meeting on October 30, 2014 includes comments by BBG Chair Jeff Shell, BBG Governor Michael Meehan, BBG Governor Matt Armstrong, Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB…
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