Tag Archive: RFA

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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Voice of America power and broadcasting outage UPDATE

BBG Watch EXCLUSIVE It took the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ (BBG) massive administrative and technical support staff a whole day to deal with a power outage that affected hundreds of Voice of America (VOA) employees, their radio and television broadcasts…
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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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Does the World Service have a future?

BBG Watch Media The editor of BBC World Service News until earlier this year argues that the funding of the World Service through the licence fee strengthens the corporation’s hand in negotiations about a new charter. Andrew Whitehead was the…
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