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Federal Labor Relations Authority Judge slams BBG for law violations

Federal Labor Relations Authority Judge slams BBG for law violations

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that the Federal Labor Relations Authority Law Judge slammed the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) in very sharp language for violating the law and ̶... Read On

VOA English News does not update Obama – Poland story for 11 hours, fails to cover Solidarity Prize  for Crimean Tatar leader

VOA English News does not update Obama – Poland story for 11 hours, fails to cover Solidarity Prize for Crimean Tatar leader

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) posted its last VOA English News update on President Obama’s visit to Poland Tuesday, June 3 at 10:25 AM EDT and has not updated ... Read On

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

Living In The Past

BBG Watch Commentary We find it ironic that while many rank-and-file Voice of America journalists and other employees represented by AFGE Local 1812 union support the bipartisan Royce – Engel U.... Read On

RT hammers VOA in social media

RT hammers VOA in social media

RT report from earlier today, June 2, 2014, dealing with U.S. news, “Republicans criticize US swap with Taliban, warn of ‘very dangerous’ precedent,” had over 1,000 Facebook “Shares,” 140 Tweets,... Read On

LAT Op-Ed: Back off, Congress, and keep Voice of America real, by VOA corespondent Al Pessin

LAT Op-Ed: Back off, Congress, and keep Voice of America real, by VOA corespondent Al Pessin

BBG Watch Commentary Al Pessin, a senior VOA foreign correspondent currently based in London, has written another op-ed in opposition to the bipartisan bill designed to reform the Broadcasting Board o... Read On

Other than misspelled name of Poland’s President,  finally a decent VOA report on Obama heading to Europe

Other than misspelled name of Poland’s President, finally a decent VOA report on Obama heading to Europe

BBG Watch Commentary While many U.S. and international media outlets were posting full length reports and news analyses on President Obama’s upcoming European trip, drawing on a White House pres... Read On

Voice of America to target Americans despite ban on funding domestic news distribution, critics say

Voice of America to target Americans despite ban on funding domestic news distribution, critics say

BBG Watch Commentary In a politically unwise press release, which according to critics at best violates the spirit of U.S. law, Voice of America (VOA) executives are bragging about making VOA programm... Read On

How to spot a Russian Twitter troll, Ukraine@war

How to spot a Russian Twitter troll, Ukraine@war

BBG Watch Commentary “In the style of war that Putin fights, influencing the public opinion plays a very important role. It means there is a legion of internet soldiers fighting an information w... Read On

The Opinion-Makers: How Russia Is Winning the Propaganda War, DER SPIEGEL

The Opinion-Makers: How Russia Is Winning the Propaganda War, DER SPIEGEL

BBG Watch Commentary “With the help of news services like RT and Ruptly, the Kremlin is seeking to reshape the way the world thinks about Russia. And it has been highly successful: Vladimir Puti... Read On

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

Thumbs Down On “All Hands”

International Broadcasting Bureau – Just Call Us “Waste Unlimited!” – Information War Lost:  Thumbs Down On “All Hands” By The Federalist   The magic hour in the Cohen Building a... Read On

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