Media Reports

Media reports about U.S. international broadcasting.

The downhill slide of VOA

BBG Watch Media In an op-ed published in Washington Examiner, Ted Lipien, a former Voice of America (VOA) acting associate director who is a co-founder of BBG Watch, makes an argument for reforming the leadership of both VOA and its…
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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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