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Andy Lack Swearing In Today – BBG Chair Shell

Andy Lack

Dear Colleagues, It is my great pleasure to announce that respected journalist and media executive Andrew Lack will be sworn in today as Chief Executive Officer and Director of our agency. Andy Lack has an unmatched record as a journalist…
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Voice of America bashing Israel and Netanyahu

Voice of America Screen Shot 2015-01-13 at 8.22 PM ET

BBG Watch Editorial Voice of America bashing Israel and Netanyahu   A column on U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) English News,, website bashes Israel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu without any counterpoint challenge or any adequate explanation…
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Good journalism is always good public diplomacy

Ted Lipien

BBG Watch Guest Commentary BBG Watch occasionally publishes guest commentaries. Views expressed here are only those of the author and not of BBG Watch, its volunteers, or sponsors. We invite those with opposing views and others who want to comment…
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HEIL : VOA’s pursuit of truth continues

Alan Heil at Oct 2014 BBG Meeting

BBG Watch Commentary Former Voice of America (VOA) deputy director Alan Heil, who is listed as a member of the Public Diplomacy Council, “a nonprofit organization committed to the academic study, professional practice, and responsible advocacy of public diplomacy,” published…
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Russian-Language TV Program Expands To Latvia

"Nastoyashchee Vremya" is a new Russian TV news program, jointly produced by RFE/RL and VOA. RFE/RL News Release Photo

BBG Watch reposts Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) press release about the launching in Latvia of “Nastoyashchee Vremya,” a new Russian-language television program. “Nastoyashchee Vremya” is a joint production of RFE/RL and the Voice of America (VOA). It…
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