Tag Archive: Radio-TV Marti

HFAC Chair Ed Royce welcomes elimination of BBG board

BBG Watch Commentary House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) welcomed the House passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 with the provision on eliminating the governing board of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the…
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Travel journalism from VOA reporters in Cuba

BBG Watch Commentary With often shaky, poor quality video and mostly pedestrian observations, much of original reporting by some of the Voice of America (VOA) reporters sent to Cuba was in essence nothing more than travel journalism documenting a nice…
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Voice of America coverage from Cuba improves

BBG Watch After a shaky start, some poor quality video and criticism on Facebook, Voice of America’s (VOA) coverage from Cuba has improved significantly with numerous postings on the main VOA English news website and VOA Facebook page. While still…
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TV Martí Wins Emmy Award

BBG Watch BBG Watch congratulates Office of Cuba Broadcasting’s (OCB) TV Marti journalists who won an Emmy award for a program that examined the plight of Cubans trying to flee to the United States. For some unexplained reason, it took…
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Voice of America or Voice of Castro?

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America or Voice of Castro?   While surfing the web, we recently came across a Voice of America news report in English titled: “Castro Urges US to End Broadcasts Directed at Cuba.” The 430-word report…
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AFGE Local 1812 and Lady Liberty

BBG Watch We are catching up on some of the activities of the American Federation of Government Employees — AFGE Local 1812 union — which represents a large part of the federal workforce at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)….
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