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Does America need the Voice of America? – media expert Jonathan Marks  asks

Does America need the Voice of America? – media expert Jonathan Marks asks

BBG Watch Commentary We strongly disagree with international media expert Jonathan Marks’s conclusion in his latest blog article that the world no longer needs the Voice of America (VOA), but we... Read On

Is the USA bankrupt not only financially, but even with the skills of management?

Is the USA bankrupt not only financially, but even with the skills of management?

BBG Watch Commentary A longtime listener to Voice of America (VOA) radio broadcasts in Asia asked: “Is the USA bankrupt not only financially, but even with the skills of management?” [Emph... Read On

Radio listeners, Vietnamese shortwave jammers surprised and confused by U.S. agency cuts

Radio listeners, Vietnamese shortwave jammers surprised and confused by U.S. agency cuts

BBG Watch Commentary Vietnamese radio jamming stations continued to jam Radio Free Asia (RFA) shortwave frequencies that had gone suddenly silent on June 30, 2014 on orders of the federal bureaucracy ... Read On

United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014, CBO Cost Estimate

United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014, CBO Cost Estimate

BBG Watch Commentary A cost estimate of H.R. 4490, the United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014, prepared by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), shows that its impact on the ov... Read On

IBB ends long-term partnerships with rebroadcasters in two-sentence emails and no thank you

IBB ends long-term partnerships with rebroadcasters in two-sentence emails and no thank you

BBG Watch Commentary Officials of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) in Washington are ending long-term partnerships with rebroadcasters of programs sponsored by the Broadcasting Board of Gov... Read On

BBG, IBB, VOA executives break all 10 commandments

BBG, IBB, VOA executives break all 10 commandments

BBG Watch Commentary BBG, IBB, VOA executives break all 10 commandments of good management on (not) announcing bad news about Voice of America shortwave cuts U.S. government officials in the Broadcast... Read On

Dropping radio and going all digital: VOA Asia Twitter not updated since May 3

Dropping radio and going all digital: VOA Asia Twitter not updated since May 3

BBG Watch Commentary Executives in charge of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB), which operates radio transmissions for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), have once again shown their ... Read On

America’s international broadcasters are losing the air wars, analysis in Sacramento Bee

America’s international broadcasters are losing the air wars, analysis in Sacramento Bee

BBG Watch Commentary One of the most thoughtful analyses of U.S. government/taxpayer-funded international media outreach was written by Markos Kounalakis, a research fellow at Central European Univers... Read On

Waste and Abuse of Power at the Broadcasting Board of Governors, According to Audit — Foreign Policy Blog reports

Waste and Abuse of Power at the Broadcasting Board of Governors, According to Audit — Foreign Policy Blog reports

BBG Watch Commentary We feel sorry for new Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) chairman Jeff Shell and all current BBG members. They have inherited a mess. But they shouldn’t feel sorry for In... Read On

IBB – BBG Debacles – Legal by Jane Doe

IBB – BBG Debacles – Legal by Jane Doe

BBG Watch Commentary One of BBG Watch contributors, Jane Doe, who because of her sensitive position within the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) – the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)... Read On

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