September 23, 2014

SD-RFERL Reporter wth GoPro

About Our Networks – RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service marks 60th anniversary. – Broadband TV News reports that RFE/RL will soon offer the news via a smart TV application. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites RFA on the self-immolation of 22-year old Tibetan, and the communications clampdown in China Read more »

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September 22, 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 – “I like to share information from the Facebook pages of Radio Free Asia and Voice of America and also criticise the government for failing to solve this or that.” Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post uses Radio Free Asia’s reporting on harassment of Read more »

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September 18, 2014

About Our Networks – United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy issues report on measuring the impact of international broadcasting. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times quotes a VOA interview with actress Maria Conchita Alonso, whose citizenship Venezuela is trying to revoke. – New York Read more »

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September 17, 2014

People use mobile devices to record as riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters during a rally against a bill which would, among other things, allow Turkey's authorities to block web pages for privacy violations without a prior court decision, in Istanbul, Turkey, late Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Police in Istanbul have clashed with hundreds of protesters denouncing a new law that increases government controls over the Internet. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

About Our Networks – Al Monitor and VOA report on remarks by U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel. Citations of BBG Networks – Time cites VOA reporting on Ukraine bill granting amnesty to rebels in the Donbass region. – Yonhap Read more »

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September 16, 2014

7 Khaled Cairo photos

Citations of BBG Networks – Vox cites VOA reporting on why the U.S. opposes paying ransoms for kidnapped Americans. – Daily Beast cites RFE/RL reporting on anti-gay acts in Kazakhstan. – Yonhap cites VOA on Matthew Todd Miller trial in North Korea. – Washington Examiner picks up RFE/RL infographic on foreign fighters in Read more »

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September 15, 2014

Elizabeth Arrott, VOA

About Our Networks – The Channel reports on Radio Sawa’s new app (page 8). – Carnegie Europe urges the West to spend more on RFE/RL and VOA broadcasting in order to promote an alternative to Russian television. – American Journalism Review writes that Kerry’s request for Arab nation states Read more »

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September 12, 2014

Ana Herrero reporting from the streets of Caracas

About Our Networks – Read RFE/RL’s Nenad Pejic in Roll Call responding to criticism of RFE/RL’s reporting in Azerbaijan. – Federal Times quotes BBG Director of Global Operations Andre Mendes about the current state of mobility and security. – Cambodia Daily reports on Cambodian government’s displeasure with Radio Read more »

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September 11, 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 – “On 1 September, the home of Al-Hurra TV correspondent Maitham Al-Chibani in the city of Al-Diwaniya, south of Baghdad, was targeted for attack by unknown armed men.” – Reporters Without Borders – Alhurra reporter Zeyad Nihad Al-Zubaidi quoted by Huffington Post on the Read more »

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September 10, 2014

TVAshna1

About Our Networks – Radio World publishes op-ed by BBG Governor Matt Armstrong on shortwave radio and audience usage trends. – Piece about Azerbaijan’s lobbying efforts mentions a campaign of op-eds attacking RFE/RL. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Review of Books cites RFA on Uyghur secret trials, notes Read more »

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September 9, 2014

7 Khaled Cairo photos

About Our Networks – Talk Radio News mentions VOA’s new show, Cold War? – The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a conversation about international broadcasting. Citations of BBG Networks – RFE/RL story about a female editor accused of promoting feminism carried by the Guardian and cited Read more »

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