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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

H.R. 4490 U.S. BBG broadcasting reform bill scheduled for House vote next week

H.R. 4490 U.S. BBG broadcasting reform bill scheduled for House vote next week

BBG Watch Congressional and Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) sources have confirmed that the bipartisan Royce – Engel bill, the United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014... Read On

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Voice of America Reform – Wishful Thinking Versus Reality

Commentary Voice of America – Losing The Information War: Wishful Thinking Versus Reality By The Federalist   A new addition to the narrative regarding the future of US Government internati... Read On

Why the Broadcasting Board of Governors Is Nothing Like RT — BBG Chair Jeff Shell

Why the Broadcasting Board of Governors Is Nothing Like RT — BBG Chair Jeff Shell

BBG Watch Commentary In theory, Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Jeff Shell is right in his Time magazine opinion piece: JEFF SHELL, BBG CHAIR: “In the sense that informing interna... Read On

BRUNS Commentary: Reform legislation restricts Voice of America too much

BRUNS Commentary: Reform legislation restricts Voice of America too much

Guest Commentary BBG Watch occasionally publishes guest commentaries. This one is from Joe Bruns, media executive and former Voice of America acting director. Views expressed are only those of the aut... Read On

BBG union continues strong support  for H.R. 4490 U.S. broadcasting reform

BBG union continues strong support for H.R. 4490 U.S. broadcasting reform

BBG Watch Commentary American Federation of Government Employees, AFGE Local 1812, continues to offer strong support for the Royce – Engel H.R. 4490, the United States International Communicatio... Read On

Is it news, or is it propaganda? – Op-Ed in The Hill by Mollie King of IBB and formerly Voice of America

Is it news, or is it propaganda? – Op-Ed in The Hill by Mollie King of IBB and formerly Voice of America

BBG Watch Mollie King, a program analyst within the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) under the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) who spent more than 25 years as a journalist with the Voice ... Read On

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How Voice of America Destroys Itself

Voice of America – Information War Lost: How VOA Destroys Itself By The Federalist   Alex Belida and Sonja Pace, former chiefs of the agency’s Central Newsroom, have posted a commentary on ... Read On

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Voice of America Lost in a Dream

BBG Watch Commentary Voice of America – Information War Lost: Lost in a Dream By The Federalist   One of our sources forwarded to us an article by David Ensor, the Voice of America (VOA) di... Read On

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