The newly confirm CEO Michael Pack “oversees all aspects of U.S. international media.” He reportedly also “provides day-to-day management of USAGM’s operations, including oversight of the technical, professional, and administrative support as well as strategic guidance and management of other programs. USAGM’s management team is listed here.
"Voice of America director, deputy resign amid Trump clash"https://t.co/MQ8guN9QcC
— Matt Lee (@APDiploWriter) June 15, 2020
“A well-placed VOA employee said there are internal discussions about a sizable shakeup coming to the agency that may include former White House official and conservative radio host Sebastian Gorka taking on a leadership position.” https://t.co/K6W4CEe3dn
— Blake News (@blakehounshell) June 15, 2020
Wow. Both VOA’s Director @bennett and Deputy @slsugawara Resigned today, one week after new Trump appointment Michael Pack took over Global media (parent company).
Their resignation letter via @jasonpatinkin pic.twitter.com/Z3MZsvKVRb
— Joyce Karam (@Joyce_Karam) June 15, 2020
Admin says it doesn’t like “Chinese propaganda” (which Trump tweeted on his own) as the admin undermines VOA when at the same time Trump pushes Russian propaganda and doesn’t restrict RT, Sputnik, or OAN. Let’s see the tone change when Xi dangles another (faux) trade deal. https://t.co/eASDZWVVQi
— Matt Armstrong (@mountainrunner) June 15, 2020
FOIA'd communications reveal that the CDC press office has officially blacklisted Voice of America, citing White House displeasure with its coverage https://t.co/naY0OwMuFt
— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) June 15, 2020
Congratulations to Michael Pack on his confirmation as CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media. @USAGMgov has the important mission of providing accurate and reliable information to the most challenging media environments. I look forward to working with Michael in his new role.
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) June 6, 2020