Public Diplomacy

BBG Watch news and commentaries on public diplomacy issues.

Voice of America revels in anti-U.S. ignorance abroad

BBG Watch Commentary We are sorry to report that with increasing frequency in recent months U.S. taxpayer-funded ($224M in FY2017) Voice of America (VOA) revels in exploiting and promoting anti-U.S. ignorance and anti-American sentiments abroad, which are already being fueled…
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David Satter on U.S. international media reform

BBG Watch EXCLUSIVE In an exclusive interview with BBG Watch, U.S. journalist, author and Russia expert David Satter discussed what could be done to reform and improve U.S. international media outreach which is now managed by the Broadcasting Board of…
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BBG Channelling from Bad to Worse

BBG Watch Commentary The Voice of America (VOA) newsroom is now slightly faster, if not vastly better, in posting breaking news stories, but in overall leadership and management performance its parent federal agency, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), is…
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