August 19, 2014

Russian TV journalists reporting from an administration building are surrounded by policemen in Donetsk, Ukraine. Photo by Mark Krutov/ RFE/RL — in Donetsk, Ukraine.

About Our Networks – Al Rai Newspaper (Kuwaiti daily newspaper) Elnashra (Lebanese news site) Al Youm Al Sabe’a(Egyptian news site) reported that Nabila Kilani joined Alhurra Television as a co-anchor of the network’s ground-breaking live television magazine program, Al Youm. – RFE/RL Ukrainian Service’s Oksana Pelenska appears on Czech TV 24; Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

August 18, 2014

Headshot of a reporter holding a camera

About Our Networks – AFP reports that Iraqi officer who killed Radio Free Iraq bureau chief is jailed for life. – Hollywood Reporter reports on the idea of a BBG-funded satellite network to Russia. – Radio World and Epoch Times regarding the BBG’s use of shortwave. – NBC interviews Voice of Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

August 15, 2014

Turkey Erdogan Everywhere

About Our Networks – Al-Monitor notes that VOA Persian will be streaming “volleyball diplomacy” games between U.S. and Iran. – Radio World on Senator Menendez statement regarding VOA Greek Service. Citations of BBG Networks – Guardian uses RFE/RL tweet in story about Russian “aid” convoy.  Business Insider cites RFE/RL Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

August 14, 2014

DSC_0177

About Our Networks – RT reports on the meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, and the Russian-language media environment. Also covered by ITAR-TASS and many other Russian-language media outlets. The full video of the meeting is available here. – Human Rights Watch notes that international broadcasters are “unable or Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

August 13, 2014

newspaper1

About Our Networks – Ekathimerini reports on the closure of VOA’s Greek Service. – Q: How did you get involved in political activism? A: It all goes back to my mother listening to Radio Free Europe all the time. – RFE/RL Iraq’s Petr Kubalek featured on Czech TV at Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

August 12, 2014

RFE/RL correspondent Andriy Dubchak reporting live in Kyiv, Dec 2013

About Our Networks – Radio World marks the end of VOA’s Greek Service. – USC publishes two pieces on the future of U.S. international broadcasting: Death Knell in Fine Print and Promoting “Journalism with Purpose” – CIO Magazine quotes André Mendes, director of global operations at the BBG, on Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

August 11, 2014

Turkey Erdogan Everywhere

About Our Networks – In article about Tibetans growing up in the West, Foreign Policy discusses online reactions to a VOA Tibet piece on mixed race Tibetans. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters quotes Alhurra interview with Libyan Acting Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni. Also cited by Oman Tribune. – BBC cites Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

August 8, 2014

Russian TV journalists reporting from an administration building are surrounded by policemen in Donetsk, Ukraine. Photo by Mark Krutov/ RFE/RL — in Donetsk, Ukraine.

About Our Networks – AllAfrica reports that Sudanese journalist - who works for VOA among other news outlets – was forced into hiding. – Greek Reporter comments on the upcoming closure of VOA’s Greek Service. – USC blog on a CCLP panel on international broadcasting to Africa. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

August 7, 2014

antennas

About Our Networks – Michael McFaul suggests that Voice of America should be given more resources to counter Russian propaganda. – Freelance journalist in South Sudan - whose coverage included reports on state security issues for VOA – is in hiding. Citations of BBG Networks – Time cites RFA Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

August 6, 2014

VOA Greek Service Chief Anna Morris in front of the White House.

About Our Networks – Asia Radio Today discusses the BBG’s shortwave report and broadcasting to Asia. Citations of BBG Networks – Vice cites RFE/RL Ukrainian Service on the struggles of heroin addicts in Crimea. – Bloomberg cites RFA reporting on China’s planned change for family planning policies in Xinjiang. – Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed