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Agency admits it fired workers who reported wastefulness to Congress, WT reports

Agency admits it fired workers who reported wastefulness to Congress, WT reports

BBG Watch Commentary The Washington Times reported that “in a notice recently posted in the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) offices in Florida and Washington, D.C., officials acknowledged ... Read On

Former BBG Governors, CUSIB Director support reform of U.S. international broadcasting

Former BBG Governors, CUSIB Director support reform of U.S. international broadcasting

BBG Watch Commentary     Two former Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member, Ambassador Victor Ashe and Blanquita Cullum, held meetings on Capitol Hill Tuesday and Wednesday to express ... Read On

LIPIEN: A propaganda-free Voice of America, WT op-ed

LIPIEN: A propaganda-free Voice of America, WT op-ed

BBG Watch Commentary In a Washington Times op-ed, strongly supporting management reforms proposed in the Royce – Engel bipartisan H.R. 4490 bill designed to restructure the Broadcasting Board of... Read On

Don’t make Voice of America an arm of State Dept. – Letter to Obama from Paul Westpheling

Don’t make Voice of America an arm of State Dept. – Letter to Obama from Paul Westpheling

A Guest Commentary BBG Watch occasionally publishes guest commentaries. This one is from Paul Westpheling, Former General Vice-President of AFGE Local 1812, former member of the Union Executive Board,... Read On

OUR DYSFUNCTIONAL INTERNATIONAL RADIO/TV STATIONS – Guy W. Farmer  Op-Ed

OUR DYSFUNCTIONAL INTERNATIONAL RADIO/TV STATIONS – Guy W. Farmer Op-Ed

A Guest Commentary BBG Watch occasionally publishes guest commentaries. This one is from Guy W. Farmer who supervised VOA’s Spanish-language broadcasting to Latin America in the late 1970s. Mr. Farmer... Read On

BBG Governor Matthew Armstrong says ‘You can’t censor the Internet’, DW reports

BBG Governor Matthew Armstrong says ‘You can’t censor the Internet’, DW reports

BBG Watch Commentary Speaking at the Deutsche Welle (DW) Global Media Forum in Bonn last week in a discussion about striking a balance between preserving civic freedom, state security and personal pri... Read On

Voice of America Newsroom opponents of H.R. 4490 outnumbered at union meeting by bill’s supporters

Voice of America Newsroom opponents of H.R. 4490 outnumbered at union meeting by bill’s supporters

BBG Watch Commentary Several sources told BBG Watch that at a AFGE Local 1812 union meeting last week a small group of opponents of the bipartisan Royce – Engel H.R. 4490 reform bill was outnumb... Read On

Does America need the Voice of America? – media expert Jonathan Marks  asks

Does America need the Voice of America? – media expert Jonathan Marks asks

BBG Watch Commentary We strongly disagree with international media expert Jonathan Marks’s conclusion in his latest blog article that the world no longer needs the Voice of America (VOA), but we... Read On

Bad Management Threatens Voice of America’s Future

Bad Management Threatens Voice of America’s Future

Commentary This commentary was sent to BBG Watch by VOA broadcaster who must remain anonymous. The Voice of America, the United States’ international government broadcaster is, we are promised, in the... Read On

Bureaucracy Warning Sign

Voice of America – Information War Lost: For or Against Agency Reform?

BBG Watch Commentary The best way for a small group of well-meaning but completely misguided and unrealistic Voice of America (VOA) Newsroom staffers, their bosses and at least one Broadcasting Board ... Read On

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