Washington Post on USAGM

Counterterrorism expert goes from top government job to prison for faking expense reports

…strategy officer at the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) gambled his career on a handful of flight upgrades…Rachel Weiner  · Dec 3, 2019

Senior federal official admits bilking $37,000 from government, court files show

…Department from 2010 until 2017, when he joined the USAGM. According to court records, Ullah was a member …Rachel Weiner · Cops-Courts · Jun 28, 2019

A journalist exposed corruption in Azerbaijan. The country continues to persecute her.

A Western response is needed to protect this courageous journalist from renewed persecution.Editorial Board · Editorial-Opinion · Aug 20, 2019

Driveway drive-bys: With formal briefings long gone, Trump’s aides meet the press (briefly) in an unusual spot

…said Steve Herman, White House bureau chief for VOA News. “Is this arrangement more beneficial for the…Paul Farhi · Style · Jun 2, 2019

U.S.-funded broadcaster firing 8 reporters and editors over ‘rogue’ anti-Semitic reports disparaging George Soros

…additional reporters and editors were notified that USAGM is moving to fire them through a federal disciplinary…Aaron C. Davis · Investigative · Feb 27, 2019

U.S. agency vows to investigate broadcast report that called George Soros a ‘multimillionaire Jew

…depending on the outcome of that investigation.”USAGM, formerly known as the Broadcasting Board of Governors…Felicia Sonmez  · Oct 29, 2018

U.S. agency apologizes to George Soros after broadcast called him ‘multimillionaire Jew’

…is overseen by the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) and its Office of Cuba Broadcasting. The Miami-…Felicia Sonmez · National-Politics · Nov 29, 2018

Trump’s ‘worldwide network’ is a great idea. But it already exists.

…said Edward R. Murrow, who helped create VOA. Thus we watch people seek us out at times of crisis…Amanda Bennett  · Nov 27, 2018

Probe of U.S.-funded news network that called George Soros a ‘Jew of flexible morals’ finds additional offensive content

…questions to the U.S. Agency for Global Media, or USAGM, which also oversees the more widely known Voice…Aaron C. Davis · Investigative · Dec 12, 2018

The news outlet Trump could most easily control says he has not interfered at all

“Honestly, there has been no change,” says Voice of America Director Amanda Bennett. Callum Borchers · Politics · Jul 26, 2017

Greta Van Susteren’s new gig: volunteering at Voice of America

…journalism and experience adds to VOA. I am very impressed with the journalism at VOA.” Van Susteren has a long…Callum Borchers · Politics · Oct 24, 2017

VOA chief threatens to ‘kill’ other U.S. broadcast stations if . . .

Departing VOA chief calls move to restrict VOA’s mandate a “death sentence.” Al Kamen · Politics · Jun 4, 2015

Polish patriot sent WWII radio dispatches

Among some circles in Washington, Zofia Korbonski’s apartment came to be seen as the unofficial embassy of Poland. She and her husband, Stefan Korbonski, settled in the District after years of struggling to preserve the independent spirit of their homeland, enduring arrest, suspicion and, finally,…Matt Schudel · Print · Oct 3, 2010

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