May 12, 2015

The hosts of Alhurra's new show, DardechTAG.

About Our Networks – Alhurra TV presenter Sadoun Dhamad joins other journalists to discuss the perilous life of journalists in Iraq (video). – Elbashayer, E’alam, Akhbar Cairo, Akhbaree, Elhadas, Masr Press, Akhbarak, The News Today,Lehdat News, Arab Media, Kalam Banati, Elmonzar, and Sout Al Omma reported on Alhurra’s launch of Dardesh Tag and You and Nabila. Citations of BBG Read more »

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May 11, 2015

Juan Juan Aleida and Lizandra Diaz Blanco host 1800 Online

About Our Networks – Egyptian news site Al Youm Al Sabe’a reported that Alhurra will launch two new interactive shows, Dardesh Tag and You and Nabila, which will provide Arab youth an opportunity to be a part of a dialogue about topics that are important to them. Read more »

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May 8, 2015

Radio Martí host Lizandra Díaz-Blanco interviews TK.

About Our Networks – Washington Post video of Senator Booker includes mention of VOA, and discussion regarding the need for more than “old school media” to engage young people. Citations of BBG Networks – Rakyat Post cites RFE/RL reporting on helicopter crash in Pakistan. – International Business Read more »

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May 7, 2015

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About Our Networks – NHK report on U.S. international media. (2015 translation of May 2014 report) – BBG Interim CEO and Director Andre Mendes discusses press freedom in São Tomé and Príncipe (in Portugese: video 1, video 2). –DigitalGov interviews BBG’s Will Sullivan on mobile app development. Citations of Read more »

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May 6, 2015

A shopkeeper in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday June 4, 2009, adjusts a TV showing US President Barack Obama on the day that the US president visits Egypt. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jourani)

About Our Networks – Investigative reporter and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova receives PEN Media Freedom Award; watch this incredible video. – “It’s not that people in various parts of the world aren’t being exposed to the Western point of view, it’s that they aren’t being convinced by it.” Read more »

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May 5, 2015

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks – BBG Governor Matt Armstrong writes in War on the Rocks on the debate over whether or not RT should be labelled a “foreign agent.” Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites RFA report that Chinese authorities ordered Muslim shopkeepers to sell Read more »

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May 4, 2015

Radio Martí host Lizandra Díaz-Blanco interviews TK.

About Our Networks – President Barack Obama honored VOA Russian Service reporter Fatima Tlisova on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. (White House, Pulitzer Center, Poynter) – “I was listening to the Voice of America and listening to the moon landing. This turned out to be a pivotal moment Read more »

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May 1, 2015

Current Time, a joint news program between VOA and RFE/RL serves as a counter to Russian propaganda.

About Our Networks – The Daily Star profiles Iqbal Bahar Choudhury, previous chief of VOA’s Bangla service. – CPJ mentions Khadija Ismayilova and the shuttering of RFE/RL’s Baku bureau in letter to European Olympic Committees. – Radio World reports on the OCB deep dive. – Libyan News Agency reported that the Read more »

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April 30, 2015

Mumin Shakirov was part of RFE/RL's team that provided live streaming coverage of the Moscow march honoring slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

About Our Networks – Radio World reports on yesterday’s BBG Board meeting. – Diplomat, on crackdown on media in Central Asia, says RFE/RL Turkmen and Uzbek services have been targets. – Moscow Times reports that Russia’s media offensive is seen as a threat by the West, mentions BBG’s Read more »

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April 29, 2015

Khadija Ismayilova

About Our Networks – Mashable, ABC, and the rest of the Internet picks up RFE/RL’s fox sandwich video. – Moroccan news site Menara reports that Moroccan producer Driss Sekkat won the Bronze Prize at the 2015 New York Festival for his program Street Pulse, which airs on Alhurra. Sekkat said that the Read more »

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