Tag Archive: Elmer Davis

Voice of America and Internment of Japanese Americans

Introduction With today’s 75th anniversary of the signing of the presidential executive order to imprison Japanese Americans during World War II, when it comes to understanding who really initiates and creates government propaganda in the United States sometimes a little…
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Zofia Korbońska – a Voice of America hero

History On the 101 anniversary of the birth of legendary Voice of America Polish Service journalist and broadcaster Zofia Korbońska, BBG Watch re-posts an article written about her by former VOA Polish Service chief and former VOA acting associate director…
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Correcting Voice of America history

BBG Watch Former Voice of America (VOA) acting associate director, Ted Lipien, who earlier in his VOA career was also in charge of broadcasts to Poland, has written a letter to the editor of National Review applauding its article on…
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Domestic news distribution was bad news for VOA

BBG Watch Commentary Not Knowing Its Own History The federal agency in charge of U.S. international media outreach through such taxpayer-funded outlets as the Voice of America (VOA) suffers from a critical lack of knowledge of its own history. This…
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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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