Category Archives: Highlight

Ukrainian Service Delivers Rich, Multimedia Coverage of Presidential Election

Throughout January and February, the Ukrainian Service used audio, video, photos, Twitter, and even cartoons to provide its audiences with in-depth, multifaceted coverage of the presidential campaign and election. During the entire campaign, which culminated in February 7 with the second round of voting, the Read more »

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Uzbek Service Investigates Company Owned by President’s Daughter

In February, the Uzbek Service broadcast the fruits of its lengthy investigation of the Abu Sahiy company, which is owned by President Karimov

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Iraqi Service Looks at Baghdad’s Liberty Square

In a radio report and an accompanying web article, the Iraqi Service told the story in February of Liberty Square in Baghdad, which has become the favorite place for journalists to get man-on-the-street opinions from the Iraqi people. What makes this development particularly poignant is Read more »

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Radio Farda Broadcasts Special Programs for Revolution Anniversary

The most important event in February for the Radio Farda team was the 31st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran on February 11.On this day the regime used everything at its disposal to mobilize pro-government rallies as a show of strength in support for Read more »

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VOA Covers Haiti Earthquake from Numerous Perspectives

VOA Covers Haiti Earthquake from Numerous Perspectives After an initial surge of coverage to earthquake-stricken Haiti, VOA language services embarked on reporting the unfolding aftermath. French to Africa produced extensive coverage of Haiti for its French-speaking audiences, providing the latest developments by speaking with Creole Read more »

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RFA Covers China-Google Standoff

Help audiences in authoritarian countries understand the principles and practices of democratic, free and just Societies RFA Covers China-Google Standoff RFA

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Alhurra Lands interview with Secretary Clinton

Build on BBG reach and impact within the Muslim world Alhurra lands interview with Secretary Clinton During an interview with Alhurra Television the United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discussed her trip to the Middle East, next steps in the Middle East peace process, Read more »

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Guatemalan President Praises Efforts to Counter Drug Trafficking

Engage the world in conversation about America In an exclusive Feb. 19 interview with VOA, Guatemala President Alvaro Colom discussed his outlook on U.S.-Guatemala relations during an exclusive interview on Foro Interamericano, VOA’s weekly Spanish news magazine. Colom praised U.S. cooperation with Latin American countries Read more »

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VOA Adds Two New Thai Affiliates

Optimize broadcasting operations Two new Thai FM affiliates signed with VOA in January: Nong Pai Community Radio, FM 94 in Petchaboon Province (North-Central Thailand) and CZA Radio Phuket FM 89.5 in Phuket Province.

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RFE/RL Hosts Major Afghan Aid Conference in Prague

Broaden cooperation within U.S. public diplomacy More than 200 people from 41 countries involved with the “provincial reconstruction teams” (PRT) that provide the foundation for capacity building and economic development efforts in Afghanistan gathered in Prague at the end of January. RFE/RL hosted the final Read more »

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