Brian Stelter, CNN Business, January 20, 2019; see also (1)
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New York (CNN Business) Voice of America has been busy for the past month covering the partial government shutdown.
But unlike other major news outlets, many of Voice of America's reporters are working without pay, victims of the shutdown themselves.
The VOA is part of the US Agency for Global Media [JB see], which was known until recently as the Broadcasting Board of Governors. The agency is funded by the government, and beams news coverage around the world through networks like VOA, Radio Free Europe and Radio Martí and on the web.
The offices of the Agency for Global Media are closed. But the newsrooms are open and its reporters are navigating furloughs and lack of pay to keep the news going.
“The two of us who cover the White House have been going back and forth between unpaid working and furlough status,” the news organization's White House bureau chief Steve Herman told CNN Business…
In implementing this bill, Federal departments, agencies, commissions, and other entities are directed to comply with the directives, reporting requirements, and instructions contained in H. Rept. 115-829 (House report) accompanying H.R. 6385 (House bill) and S. Rept. 115-282 (Senate report) accompanying S. 3108 (Senate bill) as though stated in this explanatory statement, unless specifically directed to the contrary. …
Global Engagement Center.-The bill includes up to $55,400,000 for the Global Engagement Center (GEC),including up to $20,000,000 to counter state propaganda and disinformation. The operating plan required by section 7070(a) of the Act shall include the staffing requirements and on-board staffing levels of the GEC, including the use of detailees, personal service contracts, and direct hires, as well as their foreign language proficiency. The Secretary of State shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations on the intended use of ..
Katarzyna Rybka-Iwańska • 1st
Head, Political and Economic Section, Embassy of Poland in Israel
This week I had the pleasure of helping students of the Meitarim High School in Raanana (some 15 km from Tel Aviv) in their preparations to the inter-school project “United Nations Conference Model”. In the project, teams representing several Israeli schools play roles of different UN Security Members and present their positions at a “global” gathering. Poland is the UNSC non-permanent member 2018-2019. Meitarim students play the role of of our country in the project and wanted to know everything about our positions on global challenges. They didn't accept easy, “diplomatic” answers. They really WANTED TO KNOW and demanded clear YES or NO answers. There were a lot of WHYs. I was grilled! I really love this curiosity of young bright minds and wish that they never cease to ask shrewd questions. They will certainly rock the world with them. And again: I love my public d..
The Newhouse School, Syracuse University
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Director, Public Relations/International Relations
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Ph.D. Stanford University
M.A. Kent State University
B.A. Kent State University
Public Relations Research Methods
Dennis Kinsey is a member of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the International Communication Association, the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity and the International Society of Political Psychology.
He has been published in the Journal of Advertising Research, Journalism Educa..
In the aftermath of the attacks in Paris, governments; defense, interior, and foreign ministries; militaries; and police forces are feeling the shocks. ISIS has changed its tactics to emphasize terror attacks in countries distant from Iraq and Syria. Ever cautious, the New York Times says authorities will “recalibrate their assessment.” It’s time to consider revisingRead more