When the breach of conduct was brought to my attention, I asked that those deemed responsible for the segment’s production and broadcast be immediately placed on administrative leave, pending an investigation into their apparent misconduct. A comprehensive human resources investigation of the incident is now complete.
As part of a wholesale review, a panel of independent experts examined an extensive sample of OCB content to identify and address any patterns of unethical, unprofessional, biased, or sub-standard journalism. The results of that panel are presented in this report.
I am deeply concerned by the disappearance of Radio Free Asia (RFA) Vietnamese contributor Truong Duy Nhat, who is believed to have been abducted in Bangkok, Thailand where he had traveled to seek political asylum.