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BBG CEO gives two longtime SES executives new duties

John F. Lansing

BBG Watch Commentary Some Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees are scratching their heads to explain a recent announcement by new BBG CEO John Lansing that two longtime BBG officials, SES (Senior Executive Service) executives Jeff Trimble and Marie Lennon,…
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Is this Russian RT, SPUTNIK or something else?

Whose Facebook Post Is It?

BBG Watch Commentary Was this Facebook item posted by Russian propaganda channel RT, Russian disinformation news agency SPUTNIK or somebody else? The answer may surprise you.   “With over 40% youth unemployment in Italy, could extending EU sanctions on Russia…
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Will Broadcasting Board of Governors Reform Itself?

EXCLUSIVE BBG Watch Report With A Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal agency in charge of U.S. international media outreach, had its public board meeting in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Many internal and external…
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Voice of America power and broadcasting outage UPDATE

Voice_of_America_Headquarters

BBG Watch EXCLUSIVE It took the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ (BBG) massive administrative and technical support staff a whole day to deal with a power outage that affected hundreds of Voice of America (VOA) employees, their radio and television broadcasts…
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Power outage disrupts Voice of America broadcasts

Voice_of_America_Headquarters

BBG Watch EXCLUSIVE A power outage today at the Washington, DC headquarters of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) lasting many hours has seriously disrupted numerous Voice of America (VOA) radio and television broadcasts to many parts of the world….
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