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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

WP editorial: Voice of America needs to keep its objective voice, BBG Watch agrees

WP editorial: Voice of America needs to keep its objective voice, BBG Watch agrees

BBG Watch Commentary We do not disagree with the Washington Post editorial, “Voice of America needs to keep its objective voice,” because the editorial is largely balanced in its treatment... Read On

BBG Media Highlights —  bipartisan BBG reform bill and OCB journalists win in court

BBG Media Highlights — bipartisan BBG reform bill and OCB journalists win in court

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Media Highlights sent out to subscribers by email and posted online by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) include today two media articles that make the BBG’s man... Read On

First ever bill to defund Voice of America for violations of VOA Charter and mismanagement

First ever bill to defund Voice of America for violations of VOA Charter and mismanagement

BBG Watch Commentary Never in the history of the Voice of America (VOA) under its numerous past directors has a bill been introduced in Congress to defund it for mismanagement. But in response to a mu... Read On

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

Extraordinary Measures

International Broadcasting Bureau – Adding Disinformation to Dysfunctional and Defunct – Information War Lost: Extraordinary Measures By The Federalist   As reported by BBG Watch, the... Read On

Reforming U.S. International Broadcasting — Special Bipartisan Website Page of House Foreign Affairs Committee

Reforming U.S. International Broadcasting — Special Bipartisan Website Page of House Foreign Affairs Committee

BBG Watch Commentary The House Committee on Foreign Affairs, chaired by Republican Ed Royce of California, in close cooperation with Ranking Democratic Member Eliot Engel of New York, has created a sp... Read On

BBG Releases 2013 Annual Report – BBG Press Release

BBG Releases 2013 Annual Report – BBG Press Release

BBG Watch Commentary The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has released its 2013 Annual Report. It offers useful information on considerable accomplishments of the agency’s journalists, the ... Read On

Voice of America wasted estimated millions on improper contract payments, Radio Free Asia gets clean bill of health

Voice of America wasted estimated millions on improper contract payments, Radio Free Asia gets clean bill of health

BBG Watch Commentary — Investigative Report — Waste and Mismanagement In a series of investigative reports, BBG Watch will focus on waste and mismanagement at the Voice of America and the ... Read On

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