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A Former VOA Correspondent on the Debate Over U.S. International Broadcasting

A Former VOA Correspondent on the Debate Over U.S. International Broadcasting

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch is providing a forum for discussion on  the United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014 (H.R. 4490, introduced by House Foreign Aff... Read On

NYT with 11.8M Twitter followers worries, VOA News with 103K behind UN Peacekeeping with 119K

NYT with 11.8M Twitter followers worries, VOA News with 103K behind UN Peacekeeping with 119K

BBG Watch Commentary       According to BuzzFeed article, “Exclusive: New York Times Internal Report Painted Dire Digital Picture” by Myles Tanzer, BuzzFeed, May 15, 2014, &... Read On

Are comments on Voice of America websites subject to pro-Kremlin trolling? — They are.

Are comments on Voice of America websites subject to pro-Kremlin trolling? — They are.

BBG Watch Commentary Are comments on Voice of America (VOA) websites subject to pro-Kremlin trolling? There is absolutely no doubt that they are. In addition, rudderless Voice of America itself retwee... Read On

Russia’s RT retweets on Voice of America website draw criticism from former BBG members

Russia’s RT retweets on Voice of America website draw criticism from former BBG members

BBG Watch Commentary Two former Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) members have criticized Voice of America (VOA) practice of posting retweets without any explanation from President Putin’s p... Read On

Even White House can’t get Voice of America English News to report after 5PM

Even White House can’t get Voice of America English News to report after 5PM

BBG Watch Commentary We were waiting for the proof to definitely determine what was the cause behind the U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) not reporting on a meeting at the White House on Ma... Read On

Obama dropped by a White House meeting on Ukraine with Ashton – Voice of America failed to report

Obama dropped by a White House meeting on Ukraine with Ashton – Voice of America failed to report

BBG Watch Commentary United States National Security Advisor Susan Rice held talks Tuesday at the White House on Iran and Ukraine with Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for F... Read On

Accurate, Reliable Journalism is More Essential than Ever Before, BBG Says in Marking World Press Freedom Day

Accurate, Reliable Journalism is More Essential than Ever Before, BBG Says in Marking World Press Freedom Day

BBG Watch Commentary “Our audiences rely on our journalists for timely and accurate coverage of events affecting them,” said Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Jeff Shell to co... Read On

Biden and Kerry on ‘Toward a Europe Whole and Free’ and Reuters reports from Voice of America

Biden and Kerry on ‘Toward a Europe Whole and Free’ and Reuters reports from Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) failed to arrange for its own coverage of Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech Tuesday at the Atlantic Council’s “T... Read On

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce calls for reduction and reform of U.S. international media bureaucracy

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce calls for reduction and reform of U.S. international media bureaucracy

BBG Watch Commentary Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) said that U.S. broadcasters – the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia and others – “are competing with a hand tie... Read On

As effort to reform Voice of America starts in Congress, VOA uses Reuters to report on Obama Europe trip, is four hours late

As effort to reform Voice of America starts in Congress, VOA uses Reuters to report on Obama Europe trip, is four hours late

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America executives were too busy today meeting behind closed doors to decide how to report on the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s bipartisan effort to address the... Read On

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