Tag Archive: U.S. State Department

David Satter on reforming U.S. media outreach to Russia

BBG Watch EXCLUSIVE In an exclusive interview with BBG Watch, U.S. journalist, author and Russia expert David Satter said that “Western broadcasting, having limited resources, should be aimed at the intellectual elite” among Russian-speaking audiences. “But to appeal to that…
Read more

David Satter on U.S. international media reform

BBG Watch EXCLUSIVE In an exclusive interview with BBG Watch, U.S. journalist, author and Russia expert David Satter discussed what could be done to reform and improve U.S. international media outreach which is now managed by the Broadcasting Board of…
Read more

Are you in good hands, BBG?

BBG Watch Commentary “It’s playing everywhere here – even during the Olympics!,” a Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) executive told BBG Watch. The official was referring to a video featuring BBG’s Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer André Mendes….
Read more

Hillary Clinton on BBG and Voice of America

BBG Watch Commentary With the 2016 Democratic National Convention (July 25-28) getting underway Monday to nominate the former First Lady, former U.S. Senator and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the November elections,…
Read more

BBG Denounces Sentencing Of Azeri Journalist Khadija Ismayilova

BBG Watch Commentary According to a Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) today’s press release expressing “outrage and dismay at the sentencing of Khadija Ismayilova, an investigative reporter and contributor to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL) Azerbaijani Service,” and calling for…
Read more