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Federal court issues another rebuke to IBB officials accused of mistreating journalists

Federal court issues another rebuke to IBB officials accused of mistreating journalists

BBG Watch Commentary In yet another pointed rebuke to senior International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) officials, top executives and lawyers, some of whom for years have engaged in mistreatment and inti... Read On

RSF: US SHOULD NOT ADOPT “INFORMATION WARFARE” APPROACH

RSF: US SHOULD NOT ADOPT “INFORMATION WARFARE” APPROACH

BBG Watch Commentary “We urge the US authorities not to transform media such as Voice of America, Radio Free Europe and Radio Free Asia into diplomatic communication tools,” said Reporters Without Bor... Read On

Voice of America English News website fails to report on Obama’s statement on Armenian Remembrance Day and Congressional visit to Armenia

Voice of America English News website fails to report on Obama’s statement on Armenian Remembrance Day and Congressional visit to Armenia

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America (VOA) English News website and most of VOA’s language services failed to report on President Obama’s statement on “Armenian Remembrance Day̶... Read On

CUSIB’s Ann Noonan on need for management reforms at VOA and IBB

CUSIB’s Ann Noonan on need for management reforms at VOA and IBB

BBG Watch Commentary At the April 11 meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors in Washington, DC, Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org) Executive Director Ann No... Read On

Protests from Helsinki Committee, bad publicity continue for RFE/RL over treatment of foreign journalist staff

Protests from Helsinki Committee, bad publicity continue for RFE/RL over treatment of foreign journalist staff

BBG Watch Commentary During the Cold War, Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty made every effort to publicize human rights appeals from Helsinki Committees in Eastern Europe and in the former Soviet Un... Read On

Ukrainian Girl’s Video Goes Viral On YouTube | Voice of America report

Ukrainian Girl’s Video Goes Viral On YouTube | Voice of America report

BBG Watch Recommends Voice of America (VOA) Ukrainian Service interviewed Yulia Marushevska, a university student in Ukraine, who was featured in a YouTube video, titled “I Am a Ukrainian”... Read On

Voice of America Chinese Service posts video of Michelle Obama’s free speech remarks, VOA English and other services do not

Voice of America Chinese Service posts video of Michelle Obama’s free speech remarks, VOA English and other services do not

BBG Watch Commentary We continue to point out that due to lack of effective central leadership and news management at the top level — as well as insufficient funding — U.S. taxpayer-funded... Read On

Rights Activists, CUSIB Members and Guests Participate in ‘Hold On, Liu Xia’  Event  – CUSIB Press Release

Rights Activists, CUSIB Members and Guests Participate in ‘Hold On, Liu Xia’ Event – CUSIB Press Release

The independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org) is co-sponsored “HOLD ON LIU XIA!” to raise concerns for Liu Xia at a special event at the Museum of... Read On

CUSIB Urges BBG To Keep Radio As Part of Multimedia Strategy

CUSIB Urges BBG To Keep Radio As Part of Multimedia Strategy

BBG Watch Commentary The independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org) is urging the federal Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) to keep radio as part of its in... Read On

Voice of America not reporting on U.S. reaction to death of Chinese activist Cao Shunli

Voice of America not reporting on U.S. reaction to death of Chinese activist Cao Shunli

BBG Watch Commentary     In yet another of many news reporting failures, U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) has not yet reported on the U.S. State Department statement today (Saturd... Read On

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