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Imperial arrogance: Voice of America executives pay little attention to foreign leaders Obama calls about Ukraine

Imperial arrogance: Voice of America executives pay little attention to foreign leaders Obama calls about Ukraine

BBG Watch Commentary When something happens in Washington after business hours, there is a good chance mismanaged U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) will not report it right away, if at all. ... Read On

White House gives details of Ukraine’s PM visit, VOA still says ‘no details available’

White House gives details of Ukraine’s PM visit, VOA still says ‘no details available’

BBG Watch Commentary More than one hour after the White House released a statement on a planned meeting between President Obama and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk of Ukraine at the White House on Ma... Read On

Despite crisis in Ukraine, Voice of America still unable to post news updates online quickly

Despite crisis in Ukraine, Voice of America still unable to post news updates online quickly

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America (VOA) English news website streamed President Obama’s statement on Russia and Ukraine live. This is considerable progress because last Friday when President... Read On

VOA Hit and Miss: Voice of America fails to report on U.S. Ambassador accusing Russia of ‘Big Lies’

VOA Hit and Miss: Voice of America fails to report on U.S. Ambassador accusing Russia of ‘Big Lies’

BBG Watch Commentary With Russia’s media propaganda offensive over Ukraine in full swing, U.S. taxpayer-funded Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is exposing the Kremlin’s lies and... Read On

As Russian occupation of Ukraine expands — Voice of America Ukrainian Service lacks resources to update Twitter and Facebook

As Russian occupation of Ukraine expands — Voice of America Ukrainian Service lacks resources to update Twitter and Facebook

BBG Watch Commentary A check done by BBG Watch at 11:00 PM EST Monday, March 3, shows that the Voice of America (VOA) Ukrainian Service has not updated its Facebook page since yesterday and its latest... Read On

Pressure from BBG Board forces Voice of America executives to interrupt their weekend

Pressure from BBG Board forces Voice of America executives to interrupt their weekend

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that inquires from members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) in response to criticism from the independent Committee for U.S. International Broadc... Read On

VOA, far behind RT and Voice of Russia, issues first short but fuller report on Kerry and U.S. positions

VOA, far behind RT and Voice of Russia, issues first short but fuller report on Kerry and U.S. positions

BBG Watch Commentary Executives of U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) were completely unprepared for coverage of U.S. responses to the Russian military intervention in Ukraine. It took VOA th... Read On

The Russian Front: The Crimean Offensive 2014

The Russian Front: The Crimean Offensive 2014

This morning’s BBG Watch headline, “Voice of America gives Kerry 69 words on Ukraine and Russia, Voice of Russia 144 and separate report, Al Jazeera 254 words,” tells it all: Voice o... Read On

Voice of America not reporting on Kerry’s Saturday statement on Ukraine

Voice of America not reporting on Kerry’s Saturday statement on Ukraine

BBG Watch Commentary UPDATE: As of 2:00 AM EST Sunday, Voice of America is still not reporting on Secretary Kerry’s statement on Ukraine. As of 12:15 AM EST, Sunday, March 2, U.S. taxpayer-funde... Read On

As of 11:30PM, VOA English homepage still has nothing on Obama-Putin phone call

As of 11:30PM, VOA English homepage still has nothing on Obama-Putin phone call

BBG Watch Commentary Late in the evening Saturday Washington time, Voice of America posted a couple of reports that have more than just one or two sentences on President Obama’s phone call conve... Read On

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