Tag Archive: BBC

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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Meltdown-mode Voice of America fails on Carrie Fisher

BBG Watch Commentary “May The Force Be With You.” “The Force” is definitely not with U.S. taxpayer-funded ($224M FY2017) Voice of America (VOA), mismanaged by its own leadership and the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), whose outgoing chairman, Jeff Shell,…
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