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Radio Sawa wins the Facebook Interactive Award

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Springfield, Va. ––The Pan Arab Web Awards Academy granted the Facebook Interactive Award to Radio Sawa in a ceremony that was held in Amman, Jordan last evening. Radio Sawa won the award for its interactivity with the audience, rich content, easy to navigate design and Read more »

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VOA Indonesian Tops 1 Million Facebook Fans

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VOA’s Indonesian Service is marking a Facebook milestone: their most popular pages now have more than 1-million fans. “The main page was launched in September 2009 and it just skyrocketed.  Before we knew it, we had hundreds of thousands of fans,” said VOA Indonesian Service’s Read more »

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PromaxBDA Arabia Recognizes Alhurra On-Air Promotions

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Springfield, Va. — PromaxBDA Arabia announced today that Alhurra’s Senior Broadcast Designer Ahamed Batcha K won two awards for his work at the network. He was awarded the PromaxBDA Gold Award for Best Original Logo Design for Musawat (Arabic for Equality). He also won the Read more »

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Radio Free Asia Wins at 2012 New York Festivals®

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Washington — Radio Free Asia Uyghur service broadcaster Shohret Hoshur won a gold medal at this year’s New York Festivals radio awards in the category of best coverage of a breaking news story. In addition, three broadcasters from RFA’s Korean service were named as finalists Read more »

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Radio Sawa Wins Gold, Silver and Bronze in the New York Festivals®

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Springfield, Va. — Radio Sawa’s coverage of the Egyptian Revolution and the unfolding events in Libya won three awards in the 2012 New York Festivals Radio Program & Promotion Awards® recognizing the World’s Best Radio Programs and Promotions.™  Radio Sawa earned these awards for its Read more »

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Citizen Journalists Use #EgyptDecides

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VOA and its international broadcast partners are enhancing coverage of events surrounding Egypt’s runoff presidential election on June 16 th and 17th by harnessing the power of citizen journalists, Facebook, Twitter, mobile phones, tablets and Instagram. Working in cooperation with Radio Sawa and Alhurra television, Read more »

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Video: BBG, Gallup Discuss Data on Iran Media Use

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Washington, D.C. — The Broadcasting Board of Governors recently held the inaugural event in the BBG Research Series, which is conducted in partnership with Gallup. Focusing on media use in Iran, the Gallup survey data showed two-thirds of Iranian households have access to computers and Read more »

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Sen. Lugar Talks about Syria and Egypt in an Interview on Alhurra

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Alhurra’s Congressional Correspondent Rana Abtar spoke with Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) on June. 12th. During the interview Sen. Lugar stated that the countries of the world out to give greater support to the U.N. and to each other. He went on to say the U.S. Read more »

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BBG Adds New Affiliates In Bosnia, Indonesia, Uganda

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The BBG expands the reach of Voice of America with new television affiliates in Republika Srpska and Indonesia, plus a new FM affiliate in Uganda… From the BBG Dealbook: VOA Increases Reach in Bosnia Hema TV, broadcasting to Bosnians in Republika Srpska, is the newest Read more »

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BBG Coverage of Tibet Cited in Global Press

Coverage of self-immolation protests in Tibet by Radio Free Asia and Voice of America have been picked up by other media outlets around the would in recent weeks.   China cracks down after Tibetan self-immolations - The Independent, June 1, 2012 Locals and many pilgrims from all Read more »

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