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VOA Journalist Attacked in Pakistan

Reporters in danger

WASHINGTON D.C. – Voice of America is urging authorities in Pakistan to take additional steps to protect journalists in the volatile Northwestern Tribal areas, where a reporter for a local TV network was killed today and a VOA journalist narrowly escaped harm in a shooting […]

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Sen. Flake Discusses State of the Union Address on Alhurra

Jeff Flake interviewed by MBN

In an interview with Alhurra TV, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said that it is tough to watch the Syrians get killed. He also said the US will eventually have a larger role in Syria, “as events unfold and things change there, we may have to […]

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2012 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

OPM has provided the initial BBG results from the 2012 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.  The agency had a lower participation rate in 2012 (53% – or 829 of 1,565 eligible employees – down from 1,089 out of 1,626 eligible employees in 2011, or a 67% […]

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EBU Joins Condemnation of Jamming

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The European Broadcasting Union has joined the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and other international broadcasters in condemning the deliberate jamming of satellite signals across Europe and the Middle East. “Access to information is a universal human right and an essential component for democracy. We […]

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VOA NEWS FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS

2013 VOA Correspondent Openings FS 12 05 (2)

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VOA Ethnomusicologist Leo Sarkisian Retires at 91, Leaves Lasting Legacy

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Leo Sarkisian, the creator of Music Time in Africa , VOA’s oldest English language music program, signed out of work for the last time Friday, ending a career that spanned more than half a century and took him to every country on the African continent. […]

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Media Highlights – September 27, 2012

Media Highlights – September 27, 2012 About Our Broadcasters Radio takes voice of Tibetans across the world – The Times of India, September 27, 2012 Radio stations like Radio Free Asia, Voice of America and Voice of Tibet, based in Norway, have dedicated Tibetan language […]

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Media Highlights – September 26, 2012

Media Highlights – September 26, 2012 About Our Broadcasters Who to follow on Twitter during UNGA week – Foreign Policy, September 25, 2012 @NabilabiSaab: Nabil Abi Saab, the U.N. correspondent for Al Hurra, the U.S. funded Arabic language satellite television broadcaster, reports in Arabic, but […]

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Media Highlights – September 24, 2012

Media Highlights – September 24, 2012 About Our Broadcasters Russia Moves to Broaden Definition of High Treason – New York Times, September 21, 2012 Earlier this week, the United States Agency for International Development announced that it would end its 20-year-old program in Russia at […]

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Media Highlights – September 21, 2012

Media Highlights – September 21, 2012 About Our Broadcasters Citizen journalist killed in Syria ‘Bermuda Triangle’ – AFP, September 20, 2012 RSF has previously condemned the killing of 10 professional media workers and 31 citizen journalists. On Thursday, it denounced the continued disappearance of two […]

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