Howard Fast – Chief of Voice of America News Who Won the Stalin Peace Prize

Howard Fast – Chief of Voice of America News Who Won the Stalin Peace Prize

Howard Fast – Chief of Voice of America News Who Won the Stalin Peace Prize By Ted Lipien for Cold War Radio Museum. Originally published in 2019, updated December 21, 2021. 68 years ago today, on December 21, 1953, the Soviet Communist Party...

Voice of America propaganda for Albania from a noted American playwright who trusted Stalin and Tito

Voice of America propaganda for Albania from a noted American playwright who trusted Stalin and Tito

    On November 29, 2021, the United States Embassy in Tirana, Albania, posted on its official Facebook page a message celebrating the so-called Day of Liberation of Albania (November 29, 1944). The post received many angry comments...

During WWII Congress Took a Dim View of Domestic Propaganda by the Executive Branch Media Agency

During WWII Congress Took a Dim View of Domestic Propaganda by the Executive Branch Media Agency

During WWII Congress Took a Dim View of Domestic Propaganda by the Executive Branch Media Agency By Ted Lipien In a bipartisan vote in 1943, Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress, alarmed about partisan, as well as pro-Soviet and...

At Voice of America, history repeats itself — Part Two: Hidden History

At Voice of America, history repeats itself — Part Two: Hidden History

By Ted Lipien As more and more questions are being asked by members of Congress and scandals reported by liberal and conservative press about the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) — the tax-funded, U.S...

‘Love for Stalin’ at World War II Voice of America

‘Love for Stalin’ at World War II Voice of America

By Ted Lipien With the exception of a few broadcasters who were quickly silenced or marginalized by the management of the Office of War Information (OWI), the entire wartime Voice of America (VOA) glorified Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin not only...

Secret Memos on How Voice of America Was Duped by Soviet Propaganda on Katyn Massacre

Secret Memos on How Voice of America Was Duped by Soviet Propaganda on Katyn Massacre

VOA officials and journalists were manipulated by the Soviet fake news offensive for many years By Ted Lipien for Cold War Radio Museum According to a declassified confidential State Department memorandum dated January 25, 1951, Charles Thayer...