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BBG Watch BBG Watch offers a wide range of commentaries on current issues in U.S. international media outreach, public diplomacy, disinformation, and propaganda. The following commentary is by former VOA White House, Congressional and Foreign Correspondent Dan Robinson, who retired…
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High-paying bureaucratic positions multiply at BBG

BBG Watch Commentary The embattled government agency, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), has a bloated bureaucracy which keeps creating and filling new high-paying jobs using money that should be going to media outreach abroad. The agency has a new…
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BBC enters Putin’s media war – POLITICO

BBG Watch Media James Panichi and Alex Spence report in Politico Europe Edition that “To counter Kremlin crackdown, the BBC aims for a TV channel to promote ‘democracy and liberty.’” The BBC said Monday it wants to set up a…
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