Tag Archive: RT

RT Buries VOA in LIVE Facebook Views

BBG Watch Commentary Comparing Voice of America (VOA) 2016 U.S. presidential election night LIVE Facebook views (41) on November 6, 2016 to BBC LIVE Facebook views on the election night (17,800) and to the Russia’s RT LIVE Facebook views for…
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BBG media digital failure on St. Petersburg blast

BBG Watch Commentary After posting late its breaking news on the St. Petersburg blast, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) premier Russian-language digital channel Current Time was showing only 12 LIKES, 6 SHARES and 5 COMMENTS after 41 minutes…
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Meltdown-mode Voice of America fails on Carrie Fisher

BBG Watch Commentary “May The Force Be With You.” “The Force” is definitely not with U.S. taxpayer-funded ($224M FY2017) Voice of America (VOA), mismanaged by its own leadership and the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), whose outgoing chairman, Jeff Shell,…
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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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