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Beer – Yes, but no Voice of America report on North Korea sanctions vote in Congress

Beer – Yes, but no Voice of America report on North Korea sanctions vote in Congress

BBG Watch Commentary SENIOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFFER: “There’s a level of irony here… VOA claiming their journalistic integrity is under attack and then putting out stories that make th... Read On

House Passes U.S. International Broadcasting Reform Bill

House Passes U.S. International Broadcasting Reform Bill

BBG Report and Commentary Saying the United States is “losing the information battle” with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) on Monday said the bureaucratic ... Read On

Community leaders support reform of U.S. international broadcasting

Community leaders support reform of U.S. international broadcasting

BBG Watch Commentary UPDATE: H.R. 4490, the bipartisan Royce – Engel United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014 was passed unanimously Monday, July 28, 2014, by the House of R... Read On

Voice of America Should Start Reporting on U.S. Marine Imprisoned in Mexico, Voice of Russia Does

Voice of America Should Start Reporting on U.S. Marine Imprisoned in Mexico, Voice of Russia Does

BBG Watch Commentary Yet another U.S. news story not covered by the U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) in English and nearly all of more than 40 of VOA’s other language services —... Read On

Don’t make Voice of America an arm of State Dept. – Letter to Obama from Paul Westpheling

Don’t make Voice of America an arm of State Dept. – Letter to Obama from Paul Westpheling

A Guest Commentary BBG Watch occasionally publishes guest commentaries. This one is from Paul Westpheling, Former General Vice-President of AFGE Local 1812, former member of the Union Executive Board,... Read On

Is the USA bankrupt not only financially, but even with the skills of management?

Is the USA bankrupt not only financially, but even with the skills of management?

BBG Watch Commentary A longtime listener to Voice of America (VOA) radio broadcasts in Asia asked: “Is the USA bankrupt not only financially, but even with the skills of management?” [Emph... Read On

Voice of America often fails to counter Russian propaganda and sometimes promotes it

Voice of America often fails to counter Russian propaganda and sometimes promotes it

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) often fails to counter Russian propaganda and sometimes even promotes it due to mismanagement at senior levels. The bureaucracy in char... Read On

Voice of America ignored State Department comment on U.S.-Polish controversy

Voice of America ignored State Department comment on U.S.-Polish controversy

BBG Watch Commentary Badly managed, U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) often misses U.S. news stories of importance for international audiences and Washington’s relations with other cou... Read On

Voice of America ignores U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi in Mexican prison, visit from Congressmen Royce and Salmon

Voice of America ignores U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi in Mexican prison, visit from Congressmen Royce and Salmon

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) has almost completely ignored the arrest and subsequent detention in Mexico of U.S. Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi who in March 201... Read On

BBC beats Voice of America on capture of Benghazi attack suspect, Obama statement

BBC beats Voice of America on capture of Benghazi attack suspect, Obama statement

BBG Watch Commentary This was a significant U.S. news development that came directly from U.S. government sources (first the Pentagon, then the White House), but BBC easily beat the Voice of America (... Read On

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