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American Diplomacy

Interweaving of Public Diplomacy and U.S. International Broadcasting, American Diplomacy, December 2011

National Review

Silenced by Washington with Mario Corti, National Review, October 23, 2012

Washington Examiner

Biden can counter foreign propaganda by reforming Voice of America, Washington Examiner, June 30, 2021

Putin is blackmailing US taxpayer funded Radio Liberty, Washington Examiner, May 3, 2021

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty must not submit to Putin’s blackmail, Washington Examiner, January 27, 2021

‘Voice of One America’ is against US law, Washington Examiner, November 30, 2020

Dangerously naive VOA journalists make fools of themselves, Washington Examiner, October 8, 2020

How Voice of America lost control of its website to obscene Russian trolls for eight years, Washington Examiner, August 26, 2020

Voice of America’s forgotten Mr. Joneses, Washington Examiner, August 9, 2020

After a decade of extreme bias and foreign propaganda, Voice of America needs a fresh start, Washington Examiner, July 6, 2020

Kirk Douglas supported free speech in the US, and in the USSR, Washington Examiner, February 16, 2020

How to beat Putin at his own game, Washington Examiner, November 28, 2019

An ahistorical Voice of America is dangerous for the nation, Washington Examiner, August 6, 2019

Collusion: How the State Department tried to save Voice of America from Soviet influence in WWII, Washington Examiner, May 12, 2019

Obama holdovers at VOA failed to broadcast the Singapore summit into North Korea, Washington Examiner, June 19, 2018

Voice of America’s failure in Iran and China, Washington Examiner, January 24, 2018

Equal time for communists? The downhill slide of VOA, Washington Examiner, September 17, 2017

When an idea is foolish and dangerous, Washington Examiner, January 10, 2016

Bureaucrats grasp for power at Broadcasting Board of Governors, Washington Examiner, May 5, 2012

U.S. taxpayers funding pro-Putin VOA programs, Washington Examiner, February 20, 2012

Washington Times

LIPIEN: A propaganda-free Voice of America, Washington Times, July 15, 2014

LIPIEN: Losing the information war, Washington Times, July 29, 2013

LIPIEN: Hushing America’s message in terrorism’s redoubt, Washington Times, April 29, 2013

LIPIEN: VOA harms Putin opposition in Russia, Washington Times, February 8, 2012

LIPIEN: Don’t silence Voice of America radio to China, Washington Times, March 31, 2011

LIPIEN: Remembering a Polish-American patriot, Washington Times, September 1, 2010

Digital Journal

Op-Ed: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty can’t cope with Putin propaganda, Digital Journal, May 8, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: Cuba jazz musician snubbed by White House and Voice of America, Digital Journal, April 24, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America or Voice of Castro without any balance?, Digital Journal, April 20, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: Anti-Israel RFE/RL Facebook message may inspire terrorists, Digital Journal, March 28, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: A phony John Paul II love story distorted his real persona, Digital Journal, February 17, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: Reform needed for U.S. soft power to work, Digital Journal, January 2, 2016. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America falsely tells world U.S. is in a ‘State of Fear’, Digital Journal, December 7, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Reform and adult supervision for Broadcasting Board of Governors, Digital Journal, November 30, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America in intellectual twilight zone against Putin, Digital Journal, August 12, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Kudos to RFE/RL, Digital Journal, July 31, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America disappoints, Digital Journal, May 12, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Walter Isaacson on U.S. media and public diplomacy, Digital Journal, May 5, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America can learn from State Dept. about social media, Digital Journal, April 3, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Chinese dissident criticizes Obama, praises Hillary Clinton, Digital Journal, March 22, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Murder of Polish priest may offer clues in Boris Nemtsov’s case, Digital Journal, March 3, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Cuba keeps Voice of America and Marti reporters away, Digital Journal, January 21, 2015. Archive.

Op-Ed: Help save Lake Tahoe from losing its iconic skyline, Digital Journal, December 11, 2014. Archive.

Op-Ed: Putin’s Russian victimhood on Voice of America, Digital Journal, October 20, 2014. Archive.

Op-Ed: Propaganda war in which Voice of America helps Putin, Digital Journal, September 9, 2014. Archive.

Op-Ed: No propaganda, Voice of America need not fear reform bill, Digital Journal, May 2, 2014. Archive.

Op-Ed: Ukraine gets short shrift from mismanaged Voice of America, Digital Journal, January 29, 2014. Archive.

American journalist rejects Russia’s claims for visa denial, Digital Journal, January 14, 2014. Archive.

Op-Ed: RFI explaining French ways to global audience, even love and sex, Digital Journal, January 14, 2014. Archive.

Wife of Polish Greenpeace activist visits husband in Russian jail, Digital Journal, November 7, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: Voice of America news report sides with Putin against Greenpeace, Digital Journal, November 5, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: VOA and U.S. public diplomacy failed on Obama-Malala meeting, Digital Journal, October 14, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: Federal employees identify U.S. stations for government-paid news SPECIAL, Digital Journal, July 27, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: US propaganda ban overturned with help of government propaganda, Digital Journal, July 16, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: I’m not afraid of Voice of America news in the US, but . . ., Digital Journal, July 15, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: America could learn from rappers’ tribute to Radio Free Europe, Digital Journal, April 7, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: Former US diplomat criticizes weak language on Libya killings, Digital Journal, September 14, 2013. Archive.

Op-Ed: Chen Guangcheng listened in prison to Voice of America radio, Digital Journal, May 20, 2012. Archive.

Op-Ed: Annette Lantos wants to save Voice of America from cuts by BBG, Digital Journal, April 12, 2012. Archive.

Op-Ed: America’s radios dancing to Putin’s tune in Moscow SPECIAL, Digital Journal, March 2, 2012. Archive.

Op-Ed: US helping Chinese censors stifle the Jasmine Revolution, Digital Journal, August 19, 2011. Archive.

Op-Ed: Biden’s advisor: Think less of what US can do for Central Europe, Digital Journal, October 20, 2009. Blogger News Network.

Op-Ed: Obama should listen to fellow Nobel winners Dalai Lama and Walesa, Digital Journal, October 10, 2009. Archive.

Was White House duped by Kremlin on timing of missile decision?, Digital Journal, October 2, 2009. Archive.

Op-Ed: Obama chose wrong day to abandon missile defense shield in Europe, Digital Journal, September 17, 2009

Op-Ed: From Russia with Censorship, Digital Journal, September 16, 2009. Archive.

Killings of Journalists in Russia Lead to Self-Censorship, Digital Journal, September 15, 2009. Archive.

Blogger News Network

Neglect of Media Freedom Issues in Russia Contributed to Murder of Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya, BNN, October 12, 2006