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Can the VOA justify its funding?

Jonathan Marks followed up his last post with two more pieces from the Media Network Vintage Vault, again, on the topic of US international broadcasting. Jonathan writes: Interesting to see there was opposition to RFE/RL expansion in 1992. http://jonathanmarks.libsyn.com/mn06081992radio-free-asia And Bill … Continue reading

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VOA director David Ensor steps down

(Source: NY Times) David Ensor, who as director of the Voice of America has presided over significant growth in the news agency’s audience despite budget cuts, announced Tuesday that he was stepping down. Mr. Ensor, who joined the Voice of … Continue reading

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CRI, RFA, Sputnik, and the BBC: an “information battle?”

Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Richard Cuff, for sharing this article from The National: Radio wars: information battle heats up as Russia and China muscle in For about 70 years it was the base of the BBC World Service. … Continue reading

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VOA Radiogram #100

Dr. Kim Elliott, has been transmitting VOA Radiograms to a devoted set of global listeners for two years. Indeed, he recently passed a milestone by transmitting the 100th episode of the VOA Radiogram. Most impressive! SWLing Post reader, Harald (DL1ABJ), recently … Continue reading

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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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Seeking a recording of the VOA Greece Station ID

My friend, Gary Wise (W8EEY), recently wrote with an inquiry; I’m hoping an SWLing Post reader can help… Gary writes: “As you might know I was the Station Manager of the VOA Greece Transmitting Station when it closed down in … Continue reading

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