Tag Archive: John Lansing

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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BBG CEO gives two longtime SES executives new duties

BBG Watch Commentary Some Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees are scratching their heads to explain a recent announcement by new BBG CEO John Lansing that two longtime BBG officials, SES (Senior Executive Service) executives Jeff Trimble and Marie Lennon,…
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Is this Russian RT, SPUTNIK or something else?

BBG Watch Commentary Was this Facebook item posted by Russian propaganda channel RT, Russian disinformation news agency SPUTNIK or somebody else? The answer may surprise you.   “With over 40% youth unemployment in Italy, could extending EU sanctions on Russia…
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Will Broadcasting Board of Governors Reform Itself?

EXCLUSIVE BBG Watch Report With A Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the federal agency in charge of U.S. international media outreach, had its public board meeting in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Many internal and external…
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