Media Reports

Media reports about U.S. international broadcasting.

Cheerful ignorance of facts about Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary The writer of this journalistically confused and one sided New Republic article about the Voice of America (VOA) “cheerfully” reports several non-facts and half truths that come close to being ” fake news”: “Republicans have worked to…
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Voice of America has never been independent

BBG Watch Media Dan Robinson who had a nearly 35 year career at Voice of America (VOA) argues in a new Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) opinion article that the U.S. taxpayer-funded ($224 million FY 2017) has never been truly independent…
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‘The Persian News nightmare’ on Voice of America

BBG Watch Media Report/Commentary In a new Washington Times op-ed published December 11, 2016, New York Times best-selling author, political commentator, investigative reporter and Republican Party activist Kenneth R. Timmerman accused U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) of being “transformed…
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Ben Rhodes and the Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Watch Commentary Ben Rhodes, Assistant to President President Obama and his Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, who made highly controversial comments in his interview with The New York Times, appears to have a special role…
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VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze in National Review

BBG Watch Media National Review, a mainstream conservative magazine founded by author William F. Buckley, Jr. in 1955, has published online an interview with Voice of America Ukrainian Service television anchor Myroslava Gongadze. Her husband, journalist Georgiy Gongadze, was abducted…
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