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One BBG executive apologizes, others keep silent

BBG Watch Commentary     “Meanwhile, please accept my personal apologies for this serious event. It is very distressing and equally humbling.”   André V. Mendes CIO/CTO BBG   Wednesday, December 30, 2015 4:08 PM       “OMG!!! Down…
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Broadcasting Board of Governors Fantasy Reform

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

OPINION/COMMENTARY   Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War: It’s Over. We Lost. Fantasy Reform By The Federalist     “‘We’re just not countering it [Kremlin propaganda] effectively,’ Mr. Royce [Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee]…
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Digital failure at Voice of America MONDAY PM UPDATE

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) and Voice of America (VOA) digital meltdown saga continues. VOA broadcasters are becoming increasingly desperate. Our contacts said that new BBG CEO John Lansing, who has been…
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Voice of America or Voice of Castro?

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America or Voice of Castro?   While surfing the web, we recently came across a Voice of America news report in English titled: “Castro Urges US to End Broadcasts Directed at Cuba.” The 430-word report…
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Voice of America broadcasters fed up with technical mishaps

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America (VOA) broadcasters are completely fed up with repeated technical mishaps at their taxpayer-funded Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) federal agency headquarters, which house radio and TV broadcasting studios and digital media equipment. They keep…
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BBG hit with $400M employee contractors suit

BBG Watch Commentary A $400 million class action lawsuit was filed Monday in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims against the Broadcasting Board of Governors over personnel and contracting practices overseen by top agency officials in recent years. The plaintiffs,…
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