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BBG Watch confirms Andrew Lack’s departure

Only moments after posting news that Andrew Lack may be leaving the BBG CEO position to rejoin NBC, the website BBG Watch has confirmed Lack’s departure. Click here to read BBG Watch’s full story.

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Leaving so soon? The BBG may lose their new CEO, Andy Lack

Many thanks to Dan Robinson, who shared links to several news stories that propose Andrew Lack may be leaving the CEO position of the Broadcasting Board of Governors to return to NBC. Here’s a clip from the Washington Post: Former NBC news … Continue reading

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Andrew Lack sworn-in as CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Below, you’ll find the full press release from the BBG regarding Andy Lack’s appointment. At the end of the press release I’ve noted another article from the NY Times. (Source: BBG Press Release) WASHINGTON – Respected journalist and media executive … Continue reading

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VOA Reduced TV to China during Hong Kong protests

The website BBG Watch recently posted a guest commentary from an anonymous VOA reporter regarding the loss of VOA Weishi TV during the Hong Kong protests. Here is an excerpt from BBG Watch: “On Monday, September 29, the loyal viewers … Continue reading

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BBG publishes report on the efficacy and future of shortwave radio

Many thanks to SWLing Post reader, Bennett Kobb, who shares this downloadable Report of the Special Committee on the Future of Shortwave Broadcasting. If you recall, this report was produced by a Broadcasting Board of Governors committee and chaired by Matt Armstrong. Both Bennett … Continue reading

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BBG Watch: VOA coverage of H.R.4490 “lacks balance”

(Source: BBG Watch) “It took Voice of America a few hours to post a report, which includes quotes by two outside opponents of the bill: former VOA deputy director Alan Heil and Reporters Without Borders Secretary-General Christophe Deloire, but has … Continue reading

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US House passes H.R. 4490

The United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014 (H.R. 4490) has just passed the the House today, next it will go before the US Senate. This bill proposes major changes to the overall structure of US international broadcasting. Click here to … Continue reading

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