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Imperial arrogance: Voice of America executives pay little attention to foreign leaders Obama calls about Ukraine

Imperial arrogance: Voice of America executives pay little attention to foreign leaders Obama calls about Ukraine

BBG Watch Commentary When something happens in Washington after business hours, there is a good chance mismanaged U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) will not report it right away, if at all. ... Read On

As Voice of America news and personnel management fails on Ukraine, VOA correspondents still offer outstanding reports

As Voice of America news and personnel management fails on Ukraine, VOA correspondents still offer outstanding reports

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America (VOA) upper management is still unable to organize prompt and adequate news coverage and insure that VOA websites are promptly updated with comprehensive news rep... Read On

China’s CCTV offers two separate reports on Obama – Xi phone call, Voice of Russia one full report — Voice of America English news has two-sentence summary

China’s CCTV offers two separate reports on Obama – Xi phone call, Voice of Russia one full report — Voice of America English news has two-sentence summary

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) continues to give late and perfunctory coverage of significant news developments relating to U.S. government, Russia, China, Ukraine, a... Read On

BBG Media Highlights – March 10, 2014 – increased funding for RFE/RL, Cullum : ‘very concerned about Voice of America’

BBG Media Highlights – March 10, 2014 – increased funding for RFE/RL, Cullum : ‘very concerned about Voice of America’

BBG Watch Commentary – “BBG Media Highlights” are distributed by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) – a U.S. federal agency. We re-post “BBG Media Highlights”... Read On

VOA journalist screamed at for criticizing management stands up to an executive

VOA journalist screamed at for criticizing management stands up to an executive

BBG Watch Commentary An experienced and respected Voice of America (VOA) broadcaster who criticized VOA management practices was reportedly screamed at by an executive described as angry and widely-fe... Read On

Voice of America ‘Ukraine Crisis’ News Page Not Regularly Updated

Voice of America ‘Ukraine Crisis’ News Page Not Regularly Updated

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America (VOA) executives have created “Ukraine Crisis” news page for VOA English news website, but in a typical fashion for their mismanaged organization they... Read On

White House gives details of Ukraine’s PM visit, VOA still says ‘no details available’

White House gives details of Ukraine’s PM visit, VOA still says ‘no details available’

BBG Watch Commentary More than one hour after the White House released a statement on a planned meeting between President Obama and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine at the White House on Ma... Read On

Former BBG member Blanquita Cullum : ‘very concerned about Voice of America’

Former BBG member Blanquita Cullum : ‘very concerned about Voice of America’

BBG Watch “We’ve got a serious problem,” journalist, broadcaster and former Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Blanquita Cullum said Friday about Voice of America (VOA) whi... Read On

After criticism, VOA coverage of Malaysian plane story improves, management problems remain

After criticism, VOA coverage of Malaysian plane story improves, management problems remain

BBG Watch Commentary After nearly all major international media outlets had reported on the missing Malaysian Airlines plane and Voice of America (VOA) did not, VOA has improved its coverage in respon... Read On

‘Contact lost’ with Malaysia plane — top news for all major media — Voice of America again late in reporting

‘Contact lost’ with Malaysia plane — top news for all major media — Voice of America again late in reporting

  BBG Watch Commentary   As of 8:00 PM EST Friday, Al Jazeera, BBC, Russia’s RT and Voice of Russia, and many other major international media outlets have already reported that Malaysi... Read On

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