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

Republished from BBGWatch. In a Washington Times Op-Ed, a Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) 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 […]

Don’t junk critical leverage over Beijing — John Lenczowski on VOA in China

Silencing VOA programming would end U.S. support for China’s freedom, BBG Watch reported quoting from John Lenczowski’s recent newspaper commentary on U.S. international broadcasting. John Lenczowski, who as President Reagan’s Soviet affairs adviser was instrumental in increasing funding for Voice of America and Radio Free Europe broadcasts to Poland during Solidarity’s struggle for democracy, wrote […]