Tag Archive: Burma

Voice of America posts anti-Trump no-balance report

BBG Watch Commentary Even strong critics of Donald Trump among current and former Voice of America (VOA) journalists are appalled by one-sided VOA’s U.S. election campaign coverage, particularly of Trump, but also of other presidential candidates during the current 2016…
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BBG members meet with Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma

Archive Photo, September 18, 2012. Visiting Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) members Susan McCue, Michael Meehan and Victor Ashe have met with Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi at her home in Burma. Also present during the meeting was…
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BBG bureaucracy versus strategy and national interests

BBG bureaucracy versus strategy and national interests defines proposed program cuts at Voice of America The bureaucratic executive staff at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and its operating arm the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) are proposing major cuts in…
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BBG member S. Enders Wimbush described as chief architect of program cuts to Tibet, China and other communist countries

BBG Watch News Commentary Sources told BBG Watch that it was not former Democratic Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Walter Isaacson but Republican member S. Enders Wimbush who can be described as the chief architect of the parts of the FY2013 BBG budget proposal which call for ending Voice of America radio broadcasts to Tibet and VOA radio and TV Cantonese broadcasts to China. Isaacson, however, supported Wimbush and his program cutting proposals.