Tag Archive: BBC

VOA or RT, which is a stronger Voice of the Mullahs?

OPINION BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch commented early on Monday that U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) confirmed its longstanding reputation for being what Iranian and American critics often refer to as “The Voice of the Mullahs” or “VOM,” by…
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Voice of America still clowning around

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded ($220 million FY 2017) Voice of America, run by its dysfunctional federal parent agency ($740 million, including VOA), the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), has been clowning around at taxpayers’ expense for many years, becoming…
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No live VOA Comey feed, dismal audience

BBG Watch Commentary Unlike BBC, Al Jazeera, RT, DW and almost all other major international and U.S. news media outlets, U.S. tax-funded ($221 million in FY 2017) Voice of America (VOA) did not have a live feed on its Facebook…
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RT Buries VOA in LIVE Facebook Views

BBG Watch Commentary Comparing Voice of America (VOA) 2016 U.S. presidential election night LIVE Facebook views (41) on November 6, 2016 to BBC LIVE Facebook views on the election night (17,800) and to the Russia’s RT LIVE Facebook views for…
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BBG media digital failure on St. Petersburg blast

BBG Watch Commentary After posting late its breaking news on the St. Petersburg blast, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) premier Russian-language digital channel Current Time was showing only 12 LIKES, 6 SHARES and 5 COMMENTS after 41 minutes…
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