June 9, 2014

Maitham Alshebany

About Our Networks – Washington Post publishes editorial about possible reforms to U.S. international media – New York Times  story on US plan to launch Nigerian TV station Related article in International Business Times – Broadcasting & Cable notes BBG’s audiences in Ukraine have doubled Read more »

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June 6, 2014


About Our Networks – Government Executive highlights VOA coverage of Tiananmen Square anniversary. – Wall Street Journal publishes op-ed by former VOA Director Robert R. Reilly on the bill to reform U.S. international media. – Gallup poll shows wide political split in Ukraine.  The Journal of Read more »

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June 5, 2014


About Our Networks – Ukrainians watch the same TV and still don’t agree. New York Daily News covers the BBG’s research briefing on Ukraine. – Bloomberg Businessweek discusses Russia’s global media empire and distortion of news, mentions how the budget for U.S. international media is significantly smaller. Read more »

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June 4, 2014

VOA reporter Daniel Schearf and video journalist Arash Arabasadi (with fixer Anna Pyatetska) interview Ukrainian man. Kyiv, Ukraine, March 25, 2014.

About Our Networks – New York Times and Wall Street Journal note that Voice of America was a critical source for news about China and Tiananmen Square. – RFE/RL’s Nenad Pejic and VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze participated in a panel on international broadcasting and countering Russian propaganda. (also analyzed by the Public Read more »

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June 3, 2014


About Our Networks – Los Angeles Times publishes op-ed by VOA senior correspondent Al Pessin on the bill to reform U.S. international media. – Asking the right questions about U.S. international broadcasting. – Post TV interview with RFA’s Executive Editor Dan Southerland. – NTD TV notes a resolution in Read more »

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June 2, 2014

Zhaohui Rui (left) and Huaguang Zhao join VOA Mandarin reporter Xin Chen on the set of "Pro and Con" on May 30, 2014.

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders mentions RFE/RL Kazakh Service journalist arrested while covering opposition meeting. – Swag, twerk, wakey wakey. VOA’s Jessica Beinecke is profiled by the Wall Street Journal. – Morocco World News profiles Driss Sekkat, producer of Alhurra TV’s award-winning show Street Pulse. – HRW mentions Read more »

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May 30, 2014


About Our Networks – Kyiv Post notes that Radio Liberty-supported project Crimean Reality is one of the few independent outlets left in Crimea. – Elbashayer and Almatraqa (Egyptian news websites) note that Alhurra TV’s Street Pulse won the CINE Special Jury award for best investigative report from 2013. The episode that Read more »

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May 29, 2014

Anchor introduces segment on Venezuela

About Our Networks – RFE/RL journalist Orken Zhoyamergen arrested while reporting in Kazakhstan. – Radio Free Europe mentioned in New York Times article about Jacek Kuron, the “forgotten dissident.” – AFP (French-language) notes Tehran accusation that VOA and RFE/RL, along with BBC, are trying to destabilize Iranian regime. Citations of Read more »

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May 28, 2014


About Our Networks – Steve Forbes, former chair of the Board for International Broadcasting discusses Ken Tomlinson and the importance of U.S. international broadcasting in Forbes. – RFE/RL’s Natalya Sedletska discusses Ukraine on PRI’s The World. – Radio World on Susan McCue’s resignation from the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks – Read more »

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May 27, 2014

Reporter standing under with tent like cover with U.S. Capitol in the background

About Our Networks – New York Times editorial about possible reforms to U.S. international media. – NPR recalls how VOA and Radio Liberty were a window to freedom during the Cold War. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR, Forbes, Reason cite RFE/RL reporting on Ukraine. – Wall Street Journal cites Radio Free Read more »

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