Tag Archive: Marie Lennon

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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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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