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Voice of America news failures on Syria, other stories extend to VOA language services

Voice of America news failures on Syria, other stories extend to VOA language services

BBG Watch Commentary No Voice of America language service was found to have posted news from Congress, State Department and White House last week on new Syrian torture testimony in Washington. A searc... Read On

Voice of America ignores Syria war crimes news from Congress and White House

Voice of America ignores Syria war crimes news from Congress and White House

BBG Watch Commentary This week, Voice of America (VOA) English News failed to cover online riveting testimony in Congress by a Syrian defector about war crimes in Syria, his meeting with National Secu... Read On

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

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