CUSIB Statement on the Resignation of BBG Chairman Walter Isaacson

For Immediate Release
January 27, 2012
The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) has released the following statements in response to today’s announcement of the resignation of the Broadcasting Board of Governors Chairman Walter Isaacson:
“The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting expects that the vacancy left by Chairman Walter Isaacson will be filled with someone who shares our mission of supporting journalism that promotes media freedom and human rights and will call for greater transparency and accountability by the Broadcasting Board of Governors.
We anticipate that the selection of Chairman Isaacson’s successor will demonstrate a commitment to the principles and ideals of US taxpayer-funded media programs for international audiences.”
The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) is an independent, nongovernmental organization which supports free flow of uncensored news from the United States to countries without free media.
For further information, please contact:
The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB)
New York, New York
Ann Noonan, co-founder and Executive Director
Tel. 646-251-6069
Ted Lipien, co-founder and Director
Tel. 415-793-1642

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