BBG Watch Commentary
Newsmax reported that “House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce has called for a complete overhaul of the U.S. government agency that oversees civilian broadcasting abroad, saying the current Broadcasting Board of Governors is effectively ‘defunct’ and ‘real change’ is needed to send American voices of freedom to people who aren’t as free.”
Newsmax was reporting on a media breakfast on Friday hosted by The Christian Science Monitor, at which Rep. Royce (R-CA) spoke about the bipartisan Royce – Engel H.R. 4490 bill designed to reform the Broadcasting Board of Governors.
READ MORE: House Foreign Affairs Chairman: Overhaul Pro-Freedom Broadcasting, By John Gizzi, Newsmax, July 14, 2014.