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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

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

House Foreign Affairs Chairman: Overhaul Pro-Freedom Broadcasting

House Foreign Affairs Chairman: Overhaul Pro-Freedom Broadcasting

BBG Watch Commentary Newsmax reported that “House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce has called for a complete overhaul of the U.S. government agency that oversees civilian broadcasting... Read On

LIPIEN: A propaganda-free Voice of America, WT op-ed

LIPIEN: A propaganda-free Voice of America, WT op-ed

BBG Watch Commentary In a Washington Times op-ed, strongly supporting management reforms proposed in the Royce – Engel bipartisan H.R. 4490 bill designed to restructure the Broadcasting Board of... Read On

The Man Behind the Anonymous Critiques of U.S. International Broadcasting, govexec.com reports on BBG Watch

The Man Behind the Anonymous Critiques of U.S. International Broadcasting, govexec.com reports on BBG Watch

BBG Watch Commentary Government Executive, govexec.com website, has published a profile of BBG Watch and one of its original co-sponsors and supporters, journalist and author Ted Lipien. BBG Watch pro... Read On

Radio’s Brave New World by James Cridland offers lessons for BBG

Radio’s Brave New World by James Cridland offers lessons for BBG

BBG Watch Commentary James Cridland has published a thought provoking article on radio. He is the Managing Director of Media UK, and described as “a radio futurologist: a consultant, writer and ... Read On

Can Publicly Financed Journalism Ever Be Honest? – GAWKER and ROBINSON

Can Publicly Financed Journalism Ever Be Honest? – GAWKER and ROBINSON

BBG Watch Commentary An article by Hamilton Nolan in Gawker about a bipartisan bill designed to reform the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) is quite goo... Read On

Fixing U.S. International Broadcasting – At Last! –  MULHAUPT and WIMBUSH

Fixing U.S. International Broadcasting – At Last! – MULHAUPT and WIMBUSH

BBG Watch Commentary In one of the best reasoned and most coherent articles in favor of reforming the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG),(“Fixing U.S. International Broadcasting – At Last!... Read On

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