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Washington Times Op-Ed warns about pro-Putin bias in Voice of America Russian programs

In a Washington Times Op-Ed, a Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting member Ted Lipien warned about a pro-Putin bias in the Voice of America Russian programs. Lipien reported that a highly respected independent journalist in Russia hired by the Broadcasting Board of Governors to evaluate the VOA Russian website concluded last year that it has a pro-Kremlin bias and downplays human rights reporting.

How working as a Chinese-language reporter holds particular peril …

Apr 15, 2018 … BBG’s flagship, Voice of America (VOA), has broadcast to the world since 1942. In 1984, President Reagan announced in the Oval Office

TED LIPIEN: Appointment of information czar is bureaucratic …

Jan 10, 2016 … I can understand why BBG Chairman Jeff Shell, an energetic Hollywood executive, and BBG CEO John Lansing, a successful former …

Voice of America reform angst is baseless – Washington Times

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LIPIEN: A propaganda-free Voice of America – Washington Times

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LIPIEN: Losing the information war – Washington Times

Jul 29, 2013  I fear the Smith-Mundt Modernization Act of 2012 for somewhat different reasons than most bloggers angered by the removal of a previous …

LIPIEN: Hushing America’s message in terrorism’s redoubt …

Apr 29, 2013  In President Obama’s fiscal 2013 budget request to Congress that never passed, officials proposed to end U.S.-funded radio broadcasts to …

LIPIEN: VOA harms Putin opposition in Russia – Washington Times

Feb 8, 2012 … The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the agency in charge of critical U.S. information programs to countries such as Iran, China and …

LIPIEN: Remembering a Polish-American patriot – Washington Times

Sep 1, 2010  In later years, driven from her native country by the socialist regime, she worked tirelessly in the United States as a Voice of America (VOA) …