Joel Mowbray ([email protected]) updates his reports on the government funded Al-Hurra broadcast network with a preview of today’s congressional testimony by Joaquin Blaya. Joel writes:
Later today, Broadcasting Board of Governors member Joaquin Blaya will go before a Congressional panel investigating the controversy surrounding Al-Hurra, and his goals are simple: deceive and delay.
His written testimony, already submitted to the Middle East subcommittee of Foreign Affairs, for the first time admits what has long been apparent to everyone outside of the BBG and the State Department. Blaya acknowledges that under embattled news director Larry Register, there were “significant and unprofessional breeches in Alhurra