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Ransom demand for Foley: Voice of America not reporting, hours behind BBC, NYT, other media

Ransom demand for Foley: Voice of America not reporting, hours behind BBC, NYT, other media

BBG Watch Commentary As of 1:45 PM EDT, Thursday, August 21, the Voice of America (VOA) English News website still has no report that Jihadists who were holding U.S. journalist James Foley and murdere... Read On

Voice of America late and behind BBC report on Obama on Jim Foley, no mention of  Bashar Fahmi

Voice of America late and behind BBC report on Obama on Jim Foley, no mention of Bashar Fahmi

BBG Watch Commentary Business as usual: Voice of America was late and behind BBC in posting a report on President Obama’s statement on the execution of American journalist Jim Foley and failed t... Read On

Voice of America finally on the scene in Ferguson – No Comment

Voice of America finally on the scene in Ferguson – No Comment

BBG Watch Commentary After more than ten days of reporting on the Ferguson protests from Washington, without any reporters on the scene and being blown out of the water on social media by Russia’... Read On

Different perspectives on U.S. help for Yazidi refugees in Iraq, Voice of America role

Different perspectives on U.S. help for Yazidi refugees in Iraq, Voice of America role

BBG Watch Commentary NBC News and Fox News provided remarkably different perspectives of the American Yazidi community views on what the Obama administration is doing or not doing to help the Yazidis ... Read On

World holding its breath for VOA story on digital drive-in movies, Ferguson can wait

World holding its breath for VOA story on digital drive-in movies, Ferguson can wait

BBG Watch Commentary Sources told BBG Watch that while Voice of America (VOA) executives still haven’t managed to get any VOA reporters to Ferguson, Missouri — we hear that two VOA reporte... Read On

On Ferguson, Voice of America top brass shows Rick Stengel why Russia’s RT is better

On Ferguson, Voice of America top brass shows Rick Stengel why Russia’s RT is better

BBG Watch Commentary At the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) open board meeting on August 13 in Washington, DC, U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Rick Stengel ... Read On

Russia’s RT reports: Obama to send Holder to Ferguson, Voice of America was late

Russia’s RT reports: Obama to send Holder to Ferguson, Voice of America was late

BBG Watch Commentary As of 5:00 PM EDT, August 18, 2014 -     UPDATE: At about 5:45PM EDT, VOA finally included new information and changed the title of its report to “Obama: US Attorn... Read On

Voice of America bosses and staff on vacation, no VOA reporter in Ferguson, Missouri

Voice of America bosses and staff on vacation, no VOA reporter in Ferguson, Missouri

BBG Watch Commentary The same management of U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA), which provided on-the-scene coverage of the British royal wedding in 2011, the British royal baby christening i... Read On

NBC interviews Voice of America journalist and Yazidi activist – BBG Media Highlights – August 18, 2014

NBC interviews Voice of America journalist and Yazidi activist – BBG Media Highlights – August 18, 2014

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Media Highlights are compiled, posted and sent out to subscribers by the staff of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). They sometimes do not include media articles criti... Read On

Were we channelling  à la the Twilight Zone? – JANE DOE Op-Ed

Were we channelling à la the Twilight Zone? – JANE DOE Op-Ed

Guest Commentary One of BBG Watch contributors, Jane Doe, who because of her sensitive position within the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) – the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) bureaucra... Read On

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