Tag Archive: John F. Lansing

Edward R. Murrow – A Propaganda Hound

Commentary Ted Lipien, who is one of BBG Watch’s sponsors and supporters, has agreed to write for us from time to time on the history of U.S. international broadcasting.   Edward R. Murrow – A Propaganda Hound   By Ted…
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A profile of new BBG CEO John Lansing

BBG Watch Media     AllGov.com has published a profile of John Lansing, the new CEO and Director of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. He has been on the job since mid-September 2015 and has to face and solve challenges…
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One BBG executive apologizes, others keep silent

BBG Watch Commentary     “Meanwhile, please accept my personal apologies for this serious event. It is very distressing and equally humbling.”   André V. Mendes CIO/CTO BBG   Wednesday, December 30, 2015 4:08 PM       “OMG!!! Down…
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Broadcasting Board of Governors Fantasy Reform

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

OPINION/COMMENTARY   Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War: It’s Over. We Lost. Fantasy Reform By The Federalist     “‘We’re just not countering it [Kremlin propaganda] effectively,’ Mr. Royce [Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee]…
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Digital failure at Voice of America MONDAY PM UPDATE

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) and Voice of America (VOA) digital meltdown saga continues. VOA broadcasters are becoming increasingly desperate. Our contacts said that new BBG CEO John Lansing, who has been…
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BBG hit with $400M employee contractors suit

BBG Watch Commentary A $400 million class action lawsuit was filed Monday in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims against the Broadcasting Board of Governors over personnel and contracting practices overseen by top agency officials in recent years. The plaintiffs,…
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