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Capitol Hill Reception brings together supporters of Voice of America broadcasts to China – BBG Watch
The video from the Capitol Hill reception to mark the 70th anniversary of Voice of America broadcasts to China includes statements from the Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, who hosted the reception and introduced an amendment to save these broadcasts from being cut by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Congressman Chris Smith, and others. Link to video.
Chairman of House Committee on Foreign Affairs says Chinese people need Voice of America broadcasts – BBG Watch
In a special video message, the Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, congratulated the Voice of America (VOA) on the 70th anniversary of VOA broadcasting to China. The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), a federal agency which manages VOA, tried to end all VOA radio and television broadcasts in Mandarin and Cantonese on Oct.
This report was prompted by the news of the Voice of America Croatian Service being forced off the air and the Internet on the orders of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) officials.
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has announced that its own surveys (These are not completely independent surveys. They are produced by a contractor, InterMedia, for whom the BBG has been for years the only major client. The two depend…
Women and Their Families in China Who Are Victims of Human Rights Abuses Need Voice of America Radio
The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) issued a press release on CUSIB Executive Director Ann Noonan’s speech in support of continuing Voice of America (VOA) radio and television broadcasts to China.
Dr. Helle Dale of the Heritage Foundation is once again calling for a major overhaul of the Broadcasting Board of Governors
As observed by Dr. Helle Dale of the Heritage Foundation, “despite having adopted a new strategic plan, the board then spent a good 10 minutes of its October 13 meeting discussing contracting an independent firm to perform a feasibility study of consolidation.” If consolidation of services is part of a plan already adopted—and to some degree already underway—” Dr
by The Federalist Let’s take a moment to review the VOA Charter: “The long-range interests of the United States are served by communicating directly with the peoples of the world by radio. To be effective, the Voice of America must…
Swedish journalists on trial in Ethiopia — Voice of America journalists already penalized — BBG Watch
As the trial of two Swedish journalists gets underway in Ethiopia, it is worth remembering that a Voice of America journalist David Arnold was dismissed from his position and other VOA journalists had their reports censored after the Ethiopian regime had complained about their work to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), a U.S.
According to BBG Watch sources, Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) executives, including International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) senior staffers, were surprised by BBG member Victor Ashe’s public raising of the issue of employee concerns at the October 13 BBG meeting. Sources tell us they were even more surprised to receive a request from Ashe for a written report and a formal response on how they plan to address these concerns