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How Voice of America Destroys Itself

Voice of America – Information War Lost: How VOA Destroys Itself By The Federalist   Alex Belida and Sonja Pace, former chiefs of the agency’s Central Newsroom, have posted a commentary on ... Read On

Human rights organizations write to BBG urging end to discrimination of RFE/RL foreign journalists

Human rights organizations write to BBG urging end to discrimination of RFE/RL foreign journalists

BBG Watch Commentary The latest human rights organization to send a letter to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) in protest against discrimination of foreign-born journalists working for Radio ... Read On

Robert R. Reilly

Robert Reilly reviews new book by Martha Bayles on U.S. public diplomacy

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. public diplomacy and U.S. international broadcasting were at one time liked through the United States Information Agency (USIA) during the period of Voice of America’s ... Read On

Leslie Hyland has new assignment, André Mendes is Acting CFO

Leslie Hyland has new assignment, André Mendes is Acting CFO

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chief Financial Officer, Leslie Hyland, was given a full-time assignment to ensure compliance on financial matters... Read On

Radio Free Asia listeners in Vietnam upset over abrupt ending of RFA shortwave broadcasts

Radio Free Asia listeners in Vietnam upset over abrupt ending of RFA shortwave broadcasts

BBG Watch Commentary Radio Free Asia (RFA) listeners in Vietnam are upset over the abrupt ending of RFA’s shortwave radio broadcasts to Vietnam at the beginning of July by the decision of the Br... Read On

VOA radio listener in Asia to BBG:  bankruptcy without even a proper good bye

VOA radio listener in Asia to BBG: bankruptcy without even a proper good bye

BBG Watch Commentary A longtime Voice of America (VOA) shortwave and medium wave listener in Asia has written this letter after VOA shortwave transmissions were abruptly cut last month without any war... Read On

CUSIB Calls for Matt Armstrong to Step Aside as Shortwave Chair

CUSIB Calls for Matt Armstrong to Step Aside as Shortwave Chair

BBG Watch Commentary The independent NGO Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org) has called for the restoration of short wave and medium wave Voice of America (VOA), Ra... Read On

Voice of America accuses Ukraine of inflaming rhetoric over downing of Malaysian airliner

Voice of America accuses Ukraine of inflaming rhetoric over downing of Malaysian airliner

BBG Watch Commentary     VOICE OF AMERICA NEWS: “Ukrainian officials have further inflamed the rhetoric over the downing of the Malaysian airliner, claiming that a Russian crew was ope... Read On

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Voice of America Lost in a Dream

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America – Information War Lost: Lost in a Dream By The Federalist   One of our sources forwarded to us an article by David Ensor, the Voice of America (VOA) di... Read On

Maximum Hubris Revisited:  Some Predictions, and Cutting Through the Propaganda – ROBINSON OP-ED

Maximum Hubris Revisited: Some Predictions, and Cutting Through the Propaganda – ROBINSON OP-ED

Guest Commentary BBG Watch occasionally publishes guest commentaries. This one is from Dan Robinson, former Voice of America White House senior correspondent, foreign correspondent and VOA language se... Read On

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