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BBG union comes under pressure for supporting H.R. 4490 bipartisan reform bill

BBG union comes under pressure for supporting H.R. 4490 bipartisan reform bill

BBG Watch Commentary American Federation of Government Employees, AFGE Local 1812 union known for winning lawsuits to save numerous jobs and broadcasts at the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has... Read On

More evidence of delaying notice to Voice of America listeners about shortwave cuts

More evidence of delaying notice to Voice of America listeners about shortwave cuts

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has obtained further evidence from multiple sources that a top International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) executive did not notify heads of Voice of America (VOA), Radio Fr... Read On

Is Congress trying to neuter Voice of America’s journalism or save it?

Is Congress trying to neuter Voice of America’s journalism or save it?

BBG Watch Commentary In a new Columbia Journalism Review article, former Voice of America (VOA) senior correspondent Gary Thomas leans heavily in favor of arguments against what he calls “the Ro... Read On

United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014, CBO Cost Estimate

United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014, CBO Cost Estimate

BBG Watch Commentary A cost estimate of H.R. 4490, the United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014, prepared by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), shows that its impact on the ov... Read On

PCJ Radio making fun of Voice of America and BBG executives on radio cuts to Asia and Middle East

PCJ Radio making fun of Voice of America and BBG executives on radio cuts to Asia and Middle East

BBG Watch Commentary PCJ Radio Int. based in Taiwan has produced and aired a Special Voice of America Newscast which is a spoof on the bungled decision by the Washington bureacracy to end numerous VOA... Read On

Victor Ashe : Voice of America has demonstrated its weaknesses

Victor Ashe : Voice of America has demonstrated its weaknesses

BBG Watch Commentary Commenting on numerous news reporting failures by the U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA), former Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) member Ambassador Victor Ashe said ... Read On

Voice of America often fails to counter Russian propaganda and sometimes promotes it

Voice of America often fails to counter Russian propaganda and sometimes promotes it

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) often fails to counter Russian propaganda and sometimes even promotes it due to mismanagement at senior levels. The bureaucracy in char... Read On

America’s international broadcasters are losing the air wars, analysis in Sacramento Bee

America’s international broadcasters are losing the air wars, analysis in Sacramento Bee

BBG Watch Commentary One of the most thoughtful analyses of U.S. government/taxpayer-funded international media outreach was written by Markos Kounalakis, a research fellow at Central European Univers... Read On

DALE in WT: Only way to save U.S. international broadcasting is complete reform

DALE in WT: Only way to save U.S. international broadcasting is complete reform

BBG Watch Commentary Helle Dale, the Heritage Foundation’s senior fellow for public diplomacy, has an op-ed in The Washington Times expressing her strong support for the bipartisan Royce – Engel... Read On

Voice of America ignores U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi in Mexican prison, visit from Congressmen Royce and Salmon

Voice of America ignores U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi in Mexican prison, visit from Congressmen Royce and Salmon

BBG Watch Commentary U.S. taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) has almost completely ignored the arrest and subsequent detention in Mexico of U.S. Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi who in March 201... Read On

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