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Russia’s RT has more on Obama statement on Ukraine than Voice of America

Russia’s RT has more on Obama statement on Ukraine than Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) devoted only 138 words on its English news website to President Obama’s statement on Thursday about Russian military intervention... Read On

No update of VOA homepage, no separate report on Obama Ukraine statement

No update of VOA homepage, no separate report on Obama Ukraine statement

BBG Watch Commentary           Voice of America has not updated its main English news homepage to reflect President Obama’s statement on Ukraine and did not post a separ... Read On

Ransom demand for Foley: Voice of America not reporting, hours behind BBC, NYT, other media

Ransom demand for Foley: Voice of America not reporting, hours behind BBC, NYT, other media

BBG Watch Commentary As of 1:45 PM EDT, Thursday, August 21, the Voice of America (VOA) English News website still has no report that Jihadists who were holding U.S. journalist James Foley and murdere... Read On

Voice of America finally on the scene in Ferguson – No Comment

Voice of America finally on the scene in Ferguson – No Comment

BBG Watch Commentary After more than ten days of reporting on the Ferguson protests from Washington, without any reporters on the scene and being blown out of the water on social media by Russia’... Read On

Different perspectives on U.S. help for Yazidi refugees in Iraq, Voice of America role

Different perspectives on U.S. help for Yazidi refugees in Iraq, Voice of America role

BBG Watch Commentary NBC News and Fox News provided remarkably different perspectives of the American Yazidi community views on what the Obama administration is doing or not doing to help the Yazidis ... Read On

Washington Times quotes BBG Watch, former BBG Governor Ashe on Hillary Clinton and decline of Voice of America

Washington Times quotes BBG Watch, former BBG Governor Ashe on Hillary Clinton and decline of Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary The Washington Times reporter Jim McElhatton has an article about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her concern over the decline of U.S. international broadcasting, in... Read On

Government Executive on BBG Watch coverage of H.R. 4490 reform bill

Government Executive on BBG Watch coverage of H.R. 4490 reform bill

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE: BBG Watch, the anonymous blog that harshly criticizes the BBG, has been sympathetic toward the bill. Its coverage of the vote showcased former VOA executives expressing host... Read On

Why the Broadcasting Board of Governors Is Nothing Like RT — BBG Chair Jeff Shell

Why the Broadcasting Board of Governors Is Nothing Like RT — BBG Chair Jeff Shell

BBG Watch Commentary In theory, Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Jeff Shell is right in his Time magazine opinion piece: JEFF SHELL, BBG CHAIR: “In the sense that informing interna... Read On

BBG Shortwave Committee Chair defends himself against criticism by CUSIB, Radio World reports

BBG Shortwave Committee Chair defends himself against criticism by CUSIB, Radio World reports

BBG Watch Commentary Radio World reported that Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Shortwave Committee Chair Matt Armstrong expressed surprise at the statement from the independent NGO Committee for... Read On

Is it news, or is it propaganda? – Op-Ed in The Hill by Mollie King of IBB and formerly Voice of America

Is it news, or is it propaganda? – Op-Ed in The Hill by Mollie King of IBB and formerly Voice of America

BBG Watch Mollie King, a program analyst within the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) under the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) who spent more than 25 years as a journalist with the Voice ... Read On

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