The Federalist

A commentator for BBG Watch.

Meet The USAGM PR Flash Meister

OPINION   Government International Media: Meet The USAGM PR Flash Meister   By The Federalist   John Lansing. He is the chief executive officer of the United States Agency for Global Media or “U-SAG-M” as we like to call it….
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It’s Alive! The USAGM Dystopia

OPINION It’s Alive! The U-SAG-M Dystopia By The Federalist “Dystopia” has a broad range of definition. In part, it is used to describe “…a place, society or situation in which (the reality of) conditions and the quality of life are…
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USAGM Is Federal Bureaucracy’s Fantasyland

OPINION U-SAG-M — Federal Bureaucracy’s Fantasyland   Information War Lost: Diversionary Tactics   By The Federalist   In recent weeks there have been several news accounts in The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post and elsewhere…
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Fantasy Land at USAGM and VOA

OPINION U-SAG-M Fantasyland   Special 2018 Holiday Edition   US Government International Media?   By The Federalist     The U-SAG-M fantasyland is in full swing during the 2018 holiday season. As we’ve said many times before, you can’t make…
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USAGM The Rebranded Tower of Babel

OPINION U-SAG-M! The Rebranded Tower of Babel Old Is New, New Is Old   By The Federalist     With dysfunction being a cornerstone of all things U-SAG-M, Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) or whatever you want to call it, the…
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U-SAG-M! – U.S. Agency for Global Media

OPINION “U-SAG-M!” – United States Agency for Global Media   US Government International Media Information War Lost   By The Federalist   “Congress annually appropriates almost $750 million to the BBG. It’s time to get serious about reforming it to ensure…
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The Summit and Beyond: The Big Picture

OPINION The Summit and Beyond: The Big Picture   Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost   By The Federalist   The meeting between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is now a part of history….
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BBG Digital Meltdown: The Perfect Storm

OPINION Broadcasting Board of Governors Digital Meltdown: The Perfect Storm   US Government International Media Information War: Lost   By The Federalist     As reported by Broadcasting Board of Governors employees in BBG Watch, the agency’s primary digital production…
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Broadcasting Board of Governors Comedy Club

OPINION   BBG Comedy Club   Part One   US Government International Media Information War Lost   By The Federalist     In case you haven’t realized it by now, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is a comedy resource….
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