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Voice of America forgot its exclusive North Korea denial and Michael Lynton’s former BBG role

Voice of America forgot its exclusive North Korea denial and Michael Lynton’s former BBG role

BBG Watch Commentary VOA News Report, Dec. 4, 2014 VOA News Report, Dec. 19, 2014 In reporting Friday on U.S. President Barack Obama’s statement that U.S will respond “proportionally”... Read On

Hong Kong in Crisis, Voice of America Reduces TV to China

Hong Kong in Crisis, Voice of America Reduces TV to China

BBG Watch Guest Commentary BBG Watch occasionally publishes guest commentaries. This one is from a current Voice of America journalist who prefers to remain anonymous. Views expressed here are only th... Read On

Voice of America Reduces TV to China On the Sly As Hong Kong Protests Intensify

Voice of America Reduces TV to China On the Sly As Hong Kong Protests Intensify

BBG Watch Commentary In yet another example of management meltdown, lack of communication and confusion at the U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA), senior executives of the Broadcasting Board ... Read On

CUSIB calls radio the best countermeasure to Internet censorship and spying on netizens in China – CUSIB PRESS RELEASE

CUSIB calls radio the best countermeasure to Internet censorship and spying on netizens in China – CUSIB PRESS RELEASE

BBG Watch Commentary The independent NGO Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB – cusib.org) has posted a press release calling radio “the best countermeasure to Internet cen... Read On

U.S. agency should do charity drive to bring  Voice of America radio back to Asia and Middle East

U.S. agency should do charity drive to bring Voice of America radio back to Asia and Middle East

BBG Watch Commentary This commentary contains elements of satire and sarcasm. If you object to such content, please read no further. However, we are dead serious about the idea of doing a charity driv... Read On

The Man Behind the Anonymous Critiques of U.S. International Broadcasting, govexec.com reports on BBG Watch

The Man Behind the Anonymous Critiques of U.S. International Broadcasting, govexec.com reports on BBG Watch

BBG Watch Commentary Government Executive, govexec.com website, has published a profile of BBG Watch and one of its original co-sponsors and supporters, journalist and author Ted Lipien. BBG Watch pro... 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

RSF: US SHOULD NOT ADOPT “INFORMATION WARFARE” APPROACH

RSF: US SHOULD NOT ADOPT “INFORMATION WARFARE” APPROACH

BBG Watch Commentary “We urge the US authorities not to transform media such as Voice of America, Radio Free Europe and Radio Free Asia into diplomatic communication tools,” said Reporters Without Bor... Read On

Sen. Wicker, Rep. Shock question BBG strategy as do BBG chair and members, but change seems still elusive

Sen. Wicker, Rep. Shock question BBG strategy as do BBG chair and members, but change seems still elusive

BBG Watch Commentary In an opinion article published Friday (April 25, 2014) on FoxNews.com, “America must not retreat from Russia’s information war” Republican Senator Roger Wicker from M... Read On

Shortwave radio – getting message across borders without censorship

Shortwave radio – getting message across borders without censorship

BBG Watch Commentary and Guest Open Letter International radio broadcaster Keith Perron has written an open letter to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Jeff Shell with an appeal for c... Read On

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