Tag Archive: Russia

Putin goes after Radio Svoboda on Russian TV — CUSIB and BBG Watch

In a prime-time interview aired on October 17 with the heads of Russia’s three largest television stations, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said that during the Cold War, his former employer — the KGB — viewed Radio Svoboda as a branch of the CIA engaged in spying in the former Soviet Union, the Committee for U.S.

The “New” BBG Strategic Plan

by The Federalist     On Friday, October 14, the Broadcasting Board of Governors put out a press release heralding its “new” alleged “strategic plan.”   Well, really, this isn’t something “new.”  It’s more a case of something being recycled…
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Count on BBG to cut programs if there will be a crisis

Shortly before which wars/uprisings/major crises did BBG executives proposed or implemented broadcasting cuts to the affected countries. Please vote on USGBroadcasts.com website and check it for answers. The Jasmine Revolution in China, 2011 Russia’s invasion of the Republic of Georgia,…
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What BBG may do to VOA Chinese content

Update: this is how VOA Chinese website may look like if BBG executives succeed in ending VOA broadcasts to China, fire experienced journalists and implement their favorite Internet marketing strategies, which place a premium on getting more visitors to their…
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The Worst of Times

 FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog  The Federalist Commentary, January 8, 2009, San Francisco — This commentary is by The Federalist, one of our regular contributors with inside knowledge of US government bureaucracy.   The Worst of Times by The Federalist  …
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Thinking About The Unthinkable

 FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog  The Federalist Commentary, January 6, 2009, San Francisco — This commentary by The Federalist, one of our regular contributors with inside knowledge of US government bureaucracy, is designed to open a discussion on the Free…
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Interesting Times

 FreeMediaOnline.org & Free Media Online Blog  The Federalist Commentary, October 16, 2008, San Francisco — “May you live in interesting times.” No one knows with certainty if this proverb is a famous Chinese curse or not.  However, one can certainly accept…
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