Tag Archive: human rights
The nongovernmental and independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting has issued a strong statement in opposition to the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ plans to eliminate or reduce news and information programs to Tibet, China, Vietnam, Laos, Burma and to other countries without free media.
The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB), an independent nongovernmental organization that urges the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) to pay closer attention to human rights reporting, serving oppressed audiences and fair treatment of employees, has released a statement congratulating Michael Lynton on his appointment as Interim Presiding Governor.
The posting on the Voice of America Russian website of an allegedly fake interview with a Russian anti-corruption lawyer, human rights activist, opposition leader and blogger Alexei Navalny is part of a larger problem of how the Broadcasting Board of…
The Voice of America English website has not reported yet on the controversy involving the posting of an interview with a Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, which he called “100% fake.” The alleged interview was posted on the VOA Russian…
Women’s Rights Without Frontiers is launching a Christmas Card campaign in support of Chen Guangcheng. WRWF President, Reggie Littlejohn, stated, “Send a Christmas card to encourage Chen Guangcheng and his family. Let them know that you are thinking about them and support them
BBG Watch is releasing a full transcript of Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s special video statement on the 70th anniversary of Voice of America (VOA) broadcasting to China. While her statement did appear on the VOA Chinese website, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Public Affairs Office refused employee requests to issue a press release on the 70th anniversary reception hosted on Capitol Hill by Congressman Dana Rohrabaher on December 6, 2011 and on the statement by the Chairwoman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) members paid tribute to victims of human rights abuses in China by placing flowers Wednesday, December 7, in Washington, D.C.
In a special video message, the Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, congratulated the Voice of America (VOA) on the 70th anniversary of VOA broadcasting to China. The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), a federal agency which manages VOA, tried to end all VOA radio and television broadcasts in Mandarin and Cantonese on Oct.
The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) issued a press release on CUSIB Executive Director Ann Noonan’s speech in support of continuing Voice of America (VOA) radio and television broadcasts to China.
by The Federalist Let’s take a moment to review the VOA Charter: “The long-range interests of the United States are served by communicating directly with the peoples of the world by radio. To be effective, the Voice of America must…
In a rare move for a member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), a struggling federal agency which oversees U.S. government-funded news and information broadcasts for foreign audiences, BBG Governor Ambassador Victor Ashe raised the issue of employee morale at the Voice of America (VOA), one of the broadcasting entities managed by the BBG. Speaking at an open BBG meeting on October 13, 2011, Ambassador Ashe acknowledged that despite a minor improvement in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results for the Broadcasting Board of Governors, BBG remains near the very bottom among all federal agencies in terms of employee morale.
BBG Watch is reposting the CUSIB Press Release, which we have just received. It lists the members of the CUSIB’s Advisory Board and explains its mission in support of U.S. international broadcasting
Shortly before which wars/uprisings/major crises did BBG executives proposed or implemented broadcasting cuts to the affected countries. Please vote on USGBroadcasts.com website and check it for answers. The Jasmine Revolution in China, 2011 Russia’s invasion of the Republic of Georgia,…
Update: this is how VOA Chinese website may look like if BBG executives succeed in ending VOA broadcasts to China, fire experienced journalists and implement their favorite Internet marketing strategies, which place a premium on getting more visitors to their…
VOA Cannot Retreat from China by Jing Zhang President Women’s Rights in China I remember an afternoon forty years ago. My father furiously slapped my uncle. The argument was behind closed doors and hushed. I couldn’t make out the reason….
FreeMediaOnline.org Truckee, CA, USA, March 07, 2011 — The following was written by The Federalist, a regular contributor to FreeMediaOnline.org, in support of the staff of the Voice of America (VOA) China Branch who demonstrated uncommon courage and fortitude in…