Media Reports

Media reports about U.S. international broadcasting.

Helle Dale – The BBG’s Culture of Secrecy

In a post on the Heritage Foundation blog The Foundry, the foundation’s senior public diplomacy analyst Dr. Helle Dale reported that the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) “has started to exhibit a level of secrecy worthy of the CIA, clamping…
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Washington Times Op-Ed warns about pro-Putin bias in Voice of America Russian programs

In a Washington Times Op-Ed, a Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting member Ted Lipien warned about a pro-Putin bias in the Voice of America Russian programs. Lipien reported that a highly respected independent journalist in Russia hired by the Broadcasting Board of Governors to evaluate the VOA Russian website concluded last year that it has a pro-Kremlin bias and downplays human rights reporting.