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Execs with worst communication skills in charge of U.S. world media outreach at BBG

Execs with worst communication skills in charge of U.S. world media outreach at BBG

BBG Watch Commentary A just released study by the Partnership for Public Service found that the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) managers, including Voice of America (VOA) executives, are again d... Read On

Hillary Clinton bemoans decline of U.S. outreach abroad through Voice of America

Hillary Clinton bemoans decline of U.S. outreach abroad through Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary In a recent interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and in her latest book, Hard Choices, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton bemoaned the post-Cold War decline of U.S. info... Read On

Are VOA Contractors Really Employees? – Commentary by AFGE Local 1812

Are VOA Contractors Really Employees? – Commentary by AFGE Local 1812

BBG Watch AFGE Local 1812, which represents Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) employees has posted a commentary on the Office of the Inspector General report accusing International Broadcasting Bu... Read On

Beer – Yes, but no Voice of America report on North Korea sanctions vote in Congress

Beer – Yes, but no Voice of America report on North Korea sanctions vote in Congress

BBG Watch Commentary SENIOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFFER: “There’s a level of irony here… VOA claiming their journalistic integrity is under attack and then putting out stories that make th... Read On

Chairman Royce Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Reform U.S. International Broadcasting – PRESS RELEASE

Chairman Royce Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Reform U.S. International Broadcasting – PRESS RELEASE

Chairman Royce Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Reform U.S. International Broadcasting JUL 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs C... Read On

BBG Chair Jeff Shell on House Passage of International Communications Reform Act of 2014

BBG Chair Jeff Shell on House Passage of International Communications Reform Act of 2014

Statement by BBG Chairman Jeff Shell to Broadcasting Board of Governors Employees Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014&... Read On

Chairman Royce Statement on Letter to President Obama Urging Support for Legislation to Reform U.S. International Broadcasting — PRESS RELEASE

Chairman Royce Statement on Letter to President Obama Urging Support for Legislation to Reform U.S. International Broadcasting — PRESS RELEASE

Chairman Royce Statement on Letter to President Obama Urging Support for Legislation to Reform U.S. International Broadcasting JUL 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Ch... Read On

House Passes Bill To Overhaul US International Broadcasting — Voice of America take lacks balance

House Passes Bill To Overhaul US International Broadcasting — Voice of America take lacks balance

BBG Watch Commentary It took Voice of America a few hours to post a report, which includes quotes by two outside opponents of the bill: former VOA deputy director Alan Heil and Reporters Without Borde... Read On

House Passes U.S. International Broadcasting Reform Bill

House Passes U.S. International Broadcasting Reform Bill

BBG Report and Commentary Saying the United States is “losing the information battle” with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) on Monday said the bureaucratic ... Read On

Community leaders support reform of U.S. international broadcasting

Community leaders support reform of U.S. international broadcasting

BBG Watch Commentary UPDATE: H.R. 4490, the bipartisan Royce – Engel United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014 was passed unanimously Monday, July 28, 2014, by the House of R... Read On

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