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Edward R. Murrow – A Propaganda Hound


Commentary Ted Lipien, who is one of BBG Watch’s sponsors and supporters, has agreed to write for us from time to time on the history of U.S. international broadcasting.   Edward R. Murrow – A Propaganda Hound   By Ted…
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A profile of new BBG CEO John Lansing

John F. Lansing

BBG Watch Media has published a profile of John Lansing, the new CEO and Director of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. He has been on the job since mid-September 2015 and has to face and solve challenges…
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One BBG executive apologizes, others keep silent

André Mendes, Interim CEO And Director

BBG Watch Commentary     “Meanwhile, please accept my personal apologies for this serious event. It is very distressing and equally humbling.”   André V. Mendes CIO/CTO BBG   Wednesday, December 30, 2015 4:08 PM       “OMG!!! Down…
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Broadcasting Board of Governors Fantasy Reform

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

OPINION/COMMENTARY   Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War: It’s Over. We Lost. Fantasy Reform By The Federalist     “‘We’re just not countering it [Kremlin propaganda] effectively,’ Mr. Royce [Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee]…
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Digital failure at Voice of America MONDAY PM UPDATE

BBG Budget FY2016

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) and Voice of America (VOA) digital meltdown saga continues. VOA broadcasters are becoming increasingly desperate. Our contacts said that new BBG CEO John Lansing, who has been…
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Voice of America or Voice of Castro?

Radio Havana Cuba

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America or Voice of Castro?   While surfing the web, we recently came across a Voice of America news report in English titled: “Castro Urges US to End Broadcasts Directed at Cuba.” The 430-word report…
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