Tag Archive: CEO

CUTTING THROUGH THE FOG: AN AUTUMN UPDATE

BBG Watch BBG Watch offers a wide range of commentaries on current issues in U.S. international media outreach, public diplomacy, disinformation, and propaganda. The following commentary is by former VOA White House, Congressional and Foreign Correspondent Dan Robinson, who retired…
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High-paying bureaucratic positions multiply at BBG

BBG Watch Commentary The embattled government agency, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), has a bloated bureaucracy which keeps creating and filling new high-paying jobs using money that should be going to media outreach abroad. The agency has a new…
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BBG sleepwalks through RFE/RL crisis

BBG Watch Guest Commentary This commentary was written by a former senior Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) official who wants to remain anonymous because of numerous contacts with both former and current BBG staffers and Washington policy makers. The writer…
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Journalist analyzes Matt Armstrong buzzwords

BBG Watch Commentary A former Voice of America senior correspondent has sent us an analysis of a recent article by Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Matt Armstrong. In his article, Mr. Armstrong presents VOA as an outstanding news organization…
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Misplaced priorities of BBG Governor

BBG Watch Commentary We could not find any online trace of U.S.taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) paying any attention to Sunday’s observances in Estonia of the 1939 Hitler-Stalin Pact anniversary. The Estonian Public Broadcasting website had posted a report on…
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