September 5, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – Washington Post speculates about VOA Moscow Bureau’s vehicle purchase. Citations of BBG Networks – WFTV uses VOA video in report on the spread of Ebola. – RFE/RL Belarusian Service cited by BBC for report on boy fined for ice-bucket challengingLukashenka. – Democratic Voice of Read more »

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September 4, 2014

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About Our Networks – Southeast European Times notes that Alhurra TV’s Bashar Fahmi al-Kadumi is still missing in Syria. – CPJ reports that Somalia’s National Intelligence and Security Agency has arrested Somali journalist and press freedom advocate, Hassan Gessey, who VOA interviewed prior to his arrest. – Erem News (Abu Read more »

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September 3, 2014

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About Our Networks – Washington Post profile of Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves recalls that he once worked for RFE/RL. Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian cites RFA reporting on cash incentives for interethnic marriages in China. – CNN cites VOA reporting in updated report on Al-Shabaab and its Read more »

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September 2, 2014

About Our Networks – Ilgar Nasibov, a freelance journalist for RFE/RL, was brutally beaten in Azerbaijan. – “Mr. Putin’s Big Lie shows why it is important to support a free press where it still exists and outlets like Radio Free Europe that bring the truth to people Read more »

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August 29, 2014

Alhurra's Street Pulse

About Our Networks – Voice of America Persian described by Wall Street Journal as “giving Iranians a rare outside perspective in their own language.” – Advanced Television notes that the U.S. applied penalties to IRIB because of signal jammingtoward VOA and BBC. – RFE/RL Russian journalists tell Forbes Russian about Read more »

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August 28, 2014

New VOA and RBC co-production, Cold War?

About Our Networks – Wall Street Journal, in an article about Intelsat and Eutelsat getting waivers to broadcast Iranian programming, notes that many Iranians are about to view VOA Persian via satellite for a rare outside source of information. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post publishes Read more »

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August 27, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – International Business Times quotes VOA report on Cameroon’s efforts to fight Boko Haram. – Gawker quotes RFE/RL story about American volunteer in Ukraine. – Sudan Tribune cites VOA interview with South Sudanese army spokesperson regarding shot down helicopter. – The Diplomat cites RFA reporting Read more »

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August 26, 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 – Book on history of RFE/RL mentioned in Daily Beast story about a potential victims of Communism memorial. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Review of Books quotes VOA Khmer editor about Khmer Rouge genocide. – China implements media blackout on the subject of Uyghurs. Time Read more »

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August 25, 2014

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About Our Networks – “I was listening to Voice of America at 2 a.m., and I heard that Elvis died.” – New York Times mentions RFE/RL past broadcasts in story on tensions with Russians in Latvia. – RFE/RL Turkmen Service mentioned in Financial Times piece about Turkmenistan’s authoritarianism. – VOA holds Read more »

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August 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – Poynter notes that Zaid Benjamin of Radio Sawa briefly got his account suspended after tweeting about the video of James Foley’s death. Citations of BBG Networks – Now that Moscow is shutting down McDonalds, CBS cites VOA piece on the 14 years of negotiations that Read more »

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