Tag Archive: U.S. Congress

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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Journalist analyzes Matt Armstrong buzzwords


BBG Watch Commentary A former Voice of America senior correspondent has sent us an analysis of a recent article by Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Matt Armstrong. In his article, Mr. Armstrong presents VOA as an outstanding news organization…
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Misplaced priorities of BBG Governor

What Is News?

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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OPINION Conundrums of Self-Promotion

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

Commentary BBG Watch offers a wide range of commentaries on current issues in U.S. international media outreach, public diplomacy, disinformation, and propaganda. The following commentary is by The Federalist, one of our longtime observers of the Broadcasting Board of Governors…
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