Tag Archive: Al Pessin

DAVID JACKSON How to Save the Voice of America

BBG Watch Media Former Voice of America (VOA) director David S. Jackson has published an opinion article on the Public Diplomacy Council (PDC) website in which he argues for combining journalistic objectivity and independence with greater attention being paid by…
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Wilson Center Panel on Reform of BBG

BBG Watch The Woodrow Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy program sponsored a panel discussion on reforming U.S. international media outreach currently overseen by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency with its own bipartisan board. The…
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Voice of America explains Putin

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America Reporter Tries to Clarify Putin’s Remark on NATO’s Role in Ukraine   Link to Video In a U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) program, “The Correspondents,” which aired online on January 30, 2015, VOA…
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Good journalism is always good public diplomacy

BBG Watch Guest Commentary BBG Watch occasionally publishes guest commentaries. Views expressed here are only those of the author and not of BBG Watch, its volunteers, or sponsors. We invite those with opposing views and others who want to comment…
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Crossing The Line

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America – Information War Lost: Crossing The Line By The Federalist   The House Foreign Affairs Committee has unanimously passed a bill (H.R. 4490) which would substantially address the dysfunctional and defunct state of US…
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Face Off

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

BBG Watch Commentary International Broadcasting Bureau Go Ahead: Try To Make Us Accountable – Information War Lost: Face Off By The Federalist   It takes no small amount of courage and fortitude to face off with the purveyors of the…
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