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Media Highlights – September 6, 2012

Media Highlights – September 6, 2012 About Our Broadcasters VOA Has 70 People Covering the Conventions – Radio World, September 5, 2012 Last week we heard from Chris Nelson of NPR about the technical side of radio coverage at the Republican National Convention. Today we […]

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Media Highlights – September 5, 2012

Media Highlights – September 5, 2012 About Our Broadcasters What you need to know about Syria today – CNN, September 5, 2012 He also said he had no new information on two journalists working for the U.S. government-funded broadcaster Al-Hurra. Turkish cameraman Cuneyt Unal, who […]

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Media Highlights – September 4, 2012

Media Highlights – September 4, 2012 About Our Broadcasters   Syria says no dialogue before it crushes rebels – AP, September 3, 2012 At least three journalists are missing in Syria and are believed to be held by the regime. Alhurra TV correspondent Bashar Fahmi, […]

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Media Highlights – August 22, 2012

About Our Broadcasters  Freedom House Calls On Syrian Government To Release Captured Alhurra Journalists – Freedom House, August 22, 2012 Freedom House is deeply concerned for the safety of Alhurra journalists, Bashar Fahmi and Cuneyt Unal, who went missing yesterday while reporting from Aleppo, Syria and […]

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Swahili Service Town Hall Meeting in Zanzibar – July 11-12, 2012

    Swahili services concluded two more town hall meetings in July, part of a series of town hall meetings funded by USAID-Tanzania under the Tanzania Health Project. Swahili staffer Khadija Riyami moderated both town hall meetings. The first town hall meeting was held at […]

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Radio Farda Journalist Wins 2012 MJ Bear Fellowship

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Radio Farda’s Denise Hassanzade Ajiri has been awarded the 2012 MJ Bear Fellowship. Ajiri is one of three journalists under age 30 selected by the Online News Association (ONA) to receive the fellowship, which is named after digital journalism pioneer and former RFE/RL programming director […]

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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 […]

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Bosnian FM Talks Bosnian (and Serbian) Politics With RFE/RL

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Bosnian Minister of Foreign Affairs Zlatko Lagumdzija visited RFE/RL’s broadcast headquarters in Prague on May 15, during an official visit to the Czech Republic. In an interview with Sabina Cabaravdic of RFE/RL’s Balkan Service, Lagumdzija said that he wants Bosnia and Herzegovina to become a […]

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VOA’s Elez Biberaj Honored by Albanian President

Albanian President Bamir Topi gives his country’s Presidential “Medal of Gratitude” to Elez Biberaj, the Director of Voice of America’s Eurasia Division.

 Albanian President Bamir Topi has awarded his country’s Presidential “Medal of Gratitude” to Elez Biberaj, the Director of Voice of America’s Eurasia Division and former head of the VOA Albanian Service. Dr. Biberaj was recognized for his contribution to the democratization of Albania and the […]

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VOA Exclusive with Eritrean President

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Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki has granted an exclusive interview to VOA’s English to Africa reporter Peter Clottey, who questioned the president about restrictions on the media and the east African country’s reputation for being closed to foreign journalists. President Isaias Afewerki said he will do […]

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