Tag Archive: Ukraine

VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze in National Review

BBG Watch Media National Review, a mainstream conservative magazine founded by author William F. Buckley, Jr. in 1955, has published online an interview with Voice of America Ukrainian Service television anchor Myroslava Gongadze. Her husband, journalist Georgiy Gongadze, was abducted…
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Is this Russian RT, SPUTNIK or something else?

BBG Watch Commentary Was this Facebook item posted by Russian propaganda channel RT, Russian disinformation news agency SPUTNIK or somebody else? The answer may surprise you.   “With over 40% youth unemployment in Italy, could extending EU sanctions on Russia…
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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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BBG sleepwalks through RFE/RL crisis

BBG Watch Guest Commentary This commentary was written by a former senior Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) official who wants to remain anonymous because of numerous contacts with both former and current BBG staffers and Washington policy makers. The writer…
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Misplaced priorities of BBG Governor

BBG Watch Commentary We could not find any online trace of U.S.taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) paying any attention to Sunday’s observances in Estonia of the 1939 Hitler-Stalin Pact anniversary. The Estonian Public Broadcasting website had posted a report on…
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