Tag Archive: U.S. Congress

Cheerful ignorance of facts about Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary The writer of this journalistically confused and one sided New Republic article about the Voice of America (VOA) “cheerfully” reports several non-facts and half truths that come close to being ” fake news”: “Republicans have worked to…
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The Big Lie

OPINION The (Really) Big Lie US International Media Information War Lost By The Federalist An often-heard description of the Voice of America (VOA) by senior agency officials and some employees is that of “an independent news company.” This is absolutely…
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Voice of America and Internment of Japanese Americans

Introduction With today’s 75th anniversary of the signing of the presidential executive order to imprison Japanese Americans during World War II, when it comes to understanding who really initiates and creates government propaganda in the United States sometimes a little…
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US Media Agency Accelerating Toward Oblivion

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

OPINION US Media Agency Accelerating Toward Oblivion US Government International Media Information War Lost   By The Federalist     Individuals inside the Cohen Building – the headquarters of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and in the Voice of…
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A Cup That Runneth Over

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

OPINION A Cup That Runneth Over   USG International Broadcasting Information War Lost   By The Federalist     There are some things which the Cohen Building has in abundance. They include: Arrogance Egomania Delusion All three come to the…
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Let Hysteria Ring!

OPINION Let Hysteria Ring!   By The Federalist     It’s been a bad year for the bulk of America’s media siding with the political Left. Having allowed itself to become intoxicated with easy access to power and favorable treatment…
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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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Defunct BBG Board to bite the dust

BBG Watch Commentary In the end even the Obama White House had enough of the “practically defunct“ (Hillary Clinton’s words) Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) which has for years mismanaged U.S. international media outreach. Under a deal between the White…
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