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BBG Shortwave Committee Chair defends himself against criticism by CUSIB, Radio World reports

BBG Shortwave Committee Chair defends himself against criticism by CUSIB, Radio World reports

BBG Watch Commentary Radio World reported that Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Shortwave Committee Chair Matt Armstrong expressed surprise at the statement from the independent NGO Committee for... Read On

Human rights organizations write to BBG urging end to discrimination of RFE/RL foreign journalists

Human rights organizations write to BBG urging end to discrimination of RFE/RL foreign journalists

BBG Watch Commentary The latest human rights organization to send a letter to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) in protest against discrimination of foreign-born journalists working for Radio ... Read On

CUSIB urges management reforms at BBG

CUSIB urges management reforms at BBG

BBG Watch Commentary The independent and nonpartisan Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org), which has been calling for management reforms and protesting against dismi... Read On

David Ensor on Combating Propaganda in Ukraine with Voice of America programs

David Ensor on Combating Propaganda in Ukraine with Voice of America programs

BBG Watch Commentary Even though the U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) failed to cover a gathering of international leaders in Poland at which VOA Director David Ensor spoke and did not repo... Read On

VOA English News does not update Obama – Poland story for 11 hours, fails to cover Solidarity Prize  for Crimean Tatar leader

VOA English News does not update Obama – Poland story for 11 hours, fails to cover Solidarity Prize for Crimean Tatar leader

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) posted its last VOA English News update on President Obama’s visit to Poland Tuesday, June 3 at 10:25 AM EDT and has not updated ... Read On

California paper picks up Miami Herald report on OCB journalists’ latest legal victory

California paper picks up Miami Herald report on OCB journalists’ latest legal victory

BBG Watch Commentary The Sacramento Bee newspaper picked up a Miami Herald report by Juan O Tamayo on the latest legal victory for Radio and TV Marti journalists of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OC... Read On

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

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