February 27, 2014

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About Our Networks – “Through public diplomacy (Voice of America can be heard there, but programming can be beefed up with Radio Marti personnel crafted specifically for Venezuela while the protests last) and financial support for democracy promotion we can at the very least show Read more »

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February 26, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL President Kevin Klose to leave RFE/RL on March 1. – In Azerbaijan investigative journalism is “espionage.” Hetq reports on Khadija Ismayilova case. Citations of BBG Networks – Natalie Sedletska, from RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, cited in New York Times for work on website created Read more »

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February 25, 2014

Khadija Ismayilova

About Our Networks – AIB concerned about the treatment of Khadija Ismayilova and other journalists in Azerbaijan. – New York Daily News notes that the BBG is meeting today to discuss perceptions of the United States throughout the Middle East. (Note: Want to watch the meeting? Find it here starting Read more »

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February 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – CPJ releases statement condemning harassment of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. Index on Censorship has background on the latest incident. – VOA journalist Tapdig Farhadoglu beaten in Azerbaijan. – NBC interviews VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze about Ukraine, journalism, and her personal history. – WKYC profiles Radio/TV Marti and its role in broadcasting uncensored news Read more »

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February 21, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova questioned by government. – Wall Street Journal notes that Congress recently allocated $25.5 million for internet anti-censorship efforts to the Broadcasting Board of Governors. – The Channel publishes an interview with MBN President Brian Conniff on Alhurra’s 10th anniversary (pg 62), as well as Read more »

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February 20, 2014

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About Out Networks – Ghana Broadcasting Corporation signs agreement with Voice of America. – George Sayevich, former VOA reporter, brutally beaten in Ukraine. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times credits RFE/RL several times for Ukraine coverage. – USA Today and Washington Post cite RFE/RL Ukrainian Service interview with Yanukovych adviser. – Read more »

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February 19, 2014

First RFE studio

About Our Networks – Amnesty International says an RFE/RL Russian Service journalist was among those arrested during a one man picket in Sochi. – The smear campaign against RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova continues in Azerbaijan. – The BBG is trying hard to improve employee morale. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Read more »

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February 18, 2014

About Our Networks – Russian state television airs anti-American film during a break from Olympic coverage. Washington Post notes that the film has a mention of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. – Google’s search results in China do include the Voice of America. – Radio World reports that Richard Stengel will Read more »

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February 14, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – The Economist quotes Radio Free Asia interview with Ilham Tohti, a Uyghur economist in China, regarding crackdown on ethnic minorities. – Wall Street Journal cites RFE/RL’s reporting on Ukraine NGO’s condemnation of corruption allegation against it. – Human Rights Watch uses VOA interview Read more »

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February 12, 2014

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About Our Networks – Bing censoring search results in China? Voice of America coverage seems to be missing from search results for “Bo Xilai.” – New CPJ report about state-controlled press recalls the harassment of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova in the Azeri media. Citations of BBG Networks – The voice of Read more »

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