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Living In The Past

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BBG Watch Commentary We find it ironic that while many rank-and-file Voice of America journalists and other employees represented by AFGE Local 1812 union support the bipartisan Royce – Engel U.S. International Broadcasting Reform Legislation, although they may want to…
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RT hammers VOA in social media

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RT report from earlier today, June 2, 2014, dealing with U.S. news, “Republicans criticize US swap with Taliban, warn of ‘very dangerous’ precedent,” had over 1,000 Facebook “Shares,” 140 Tweets, and 85 Google+ as of 2:00 PM EDT Tuesday. By comparison, a…
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Thumbs Down On “All Hands”

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International Broadcasting Bureau – Just Call Us “Waste Unlimited!” – Information War Lost:  Thumbs Down On “All Hands” By The Federalist   The magic hour in the Cohen Building appears to be 2:00pm. That’s often the time senior agency officials…
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BBC beats VOA with Shinseki resignation

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BBG Watch Commentary BBC beats VOA with Shinseki resignation. BBC has five stories, main, and four linked on USA page. VOA USA page has no Shinseki visible. Yet another in a long line of examples in which BBC and others…
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Waste Without End

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International Broadcasting Bureau – Dysfunctional and Defunct Is So Much Fun! – Information War Lost: Waste Without End By The Federalist   Once again, the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) held one of its so-called “briefing sessions” regarding its survey collaboration…
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Former BBG Governor Susan McCue joins CUSIB

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BBG Watch Commentary The independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org), which supports U.S. international media outreach to countries without free press and supports journalists who work for media entities under the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), has…
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