April 27, 2015

RFA Tibetan TV

About Our Networks – Guardian piece discusses push by some members of Congress to make VOA “play a more overtly propagandist role.” – Turkmenistan’s “war on satellite dishes” causes some residents to lose access to RFE/RL’s Radio Azatlyk. – Vanity Fair piece about Richard Engel kidnapping scandal quotes VOA’s Read more »

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April 24, 2015

The Iranian Students' News Agency coverage of the nuclear negotiations included this photo of VOA Persian Service reporter Niloofar Pourebrahim in Lausanne doing a live interview with Washington studio host Arian Risbaf.

About Our Networks – Public Diplomacy Council pens a letter to Congress regarding the need to leverage the synergies of U.S. international media networks. Citations of BBG Networks – Arirang News cites VOA reporting on U.S. House of Representatives adoption of resolution for Korean family reunion. – Global Read more »

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April 23, 2015

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About Our Networks – Atlantic piece on RT notes that intense political pressure from the Kremlin is keeping VOA and RFE/RL off of Russian airwaves. – BBC Monitoring piece on Russian misinformation notes reporting by RFE/RL countering Russian mistruths. – Broadcasting & Cable notes that Read more »

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April 22, 2015

Female host stands in front of live studio audience

About Our Networks – The New York Times publishes a letter to the editor by Hans N. Tuch, former deputy director of VOA Citations of BBG Networks –  China Digital Times cites RFA report on the surveillance of family of jailed veteran political journalist Gao Read more »

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April 21, 2015

Alhurra's Street Pulse

About Our Networks – Government Video publishes commentary by André Mendes about the BBG’s global media network – Lawmakers struggle for upper hand in global information war Citations of BBG Networks –  AllAfrica.com cites VOA interview with Liberian President about US trip and the ongoing Read more »

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April 20, 2015

Radio Marti show El Revoltillo. L-R: TK

About Our Networks – Government Executive notes that the BBG is offering buyouts. – OCB featured in Dutch Radio report on broadcasting to Cuba. – Miami Herald piece on the history of US-Cuba relations mentions the decision to create Radio Marti. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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April 17, 2015

Dalai Lama on VOA TV

About Our Networks – Al Youm Assabea (Egyptian news website) reports that Alhurra’s Egyptian Street Pulse Wins Bronze Award at New York Festivals Also cited in: Akhbar Ennaharda, Sada, Almatraqa, Kalam Akhbar, Masress and Elbashayer Citations of BBG Networks – Ukraine Today cites VOA interview Read more »

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April 16, 2015

Khadija Ismayilova

About Our Networks – Khadija Ismayilova wins prestigious PEN press freedom award (New York Times breaks the news) – Washington Post editorial criticizing European Olympic Committees mentions Ismayilova’s plight – FOX News Radio’s Mitch Davis spends “A Few Moments With David Ensor, head of the Read more »

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April 15, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times notes management changes within VOA – Wall Street Journal op-ed by Ed Royce calls for the restructuring of USIM to counter Putin propaganda Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites VOA interview with Chibok girl who fled Read more »

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April 14, 2015

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About Our Networks – Broadcasting & Cable report on banning of TV Marti reporters from news conference with Cuban Foreign Minister. Citations of BBG Networks – Journal of Turkish Weekly cites Alhurra interview with Pentagon spokesperson regarding the fight against IS. – The Diplomat cites Read more »

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