BBG Watch Commentary
The Voice of America’s VOA English News was about ten (10) hours behind Russia’s RT, BBC, and other international media in posting its first full Castro death story on Facebook.
READ: VOA, RT, BBC Facebook Castro posts compared: VOA 379; RT 11K; BBC 56K Likes, BBG Watch, November 26, 2016
As of 5:50 pm ET Saturday, November 26, VOA’s first full Facebook post on Castro’s death was showing:
VOA – 379 Likes
VOA – 19 Shares
VOA – 13 Comments
Also note that both RT and BBC had their first Facebook post on Castro’s death about ten (10) hours before VOA posted its first full content story (not counting the breaking news headline and a photo gallery which had been posted earlier).
RT’s first Facebook post on Castro’s death was showing:
RT – 11,000 Likes
RT – 11,000 Shares
RT – 1,100 Comments
BBC’s first Facebook post on Castro’s death was showing:
BBC – 56,000 Likes
BBC – 37,168 Shares
BBC – 3,683 Comments