Tag Archive: Ed Royce

Another former RFE/RL newswoman Shahida Tulaganova slams management

BBG Watch Commentary UK-based award-winning investigative reporter Shahida Tulaganova joined another award-winning journalist Khadija Ismayilova, a former political prisoner in Azerbaijan, in criticizing the management of their former employer, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) for killing journalism, creativity…
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Cheerful ignorance of facts about Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary The writer of this journalistically confused and one sided New Republic article about the Voice of America (VOA) “cheerfully” reports several non-facts and half truths that come close to being ” fake news”: “Republicans have worked to…
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HFAC Chair Ed Royce welcomes elimination of BBG board

BBG Watch Commentary House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) welcomed the House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 with the provision on eliminating the governing board of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the…
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Defunct BBG Board to bite the dust

BBG Watch Commentary In the end even the Obama White House had enough of the “practically defunct“ (Hillary Clinton’s words) Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) which has for years mismanaged U.S. international media outreach. Under a deal between the White…
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