Outlets Archives: AFP

March 9, 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 – “Soviet rhetoric was officially anti-Western, but it couldn’t repress ordinary Russians’ passion for the Beatles nor their enthusiasm for getting news from jammed Voice of America broadcasts.” – RFA President Libby Liu writes in Time with Anne-Marie Slaughter on lessons from Asia’s women Read more »

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December 23, 2014

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks – CPJ recalls that Alhurra’s Bashar Fahmi remains missing in Syria. – Congressman Brad Sherman asks to double funding for VOA and Radio Free Asia broadcasting to North Korea, asks for screening of The Interview at the Capitol. Cited by The Hill, NewsMax. – Christian Science Monitor suggests Read more »

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November 5, 2014

Games-Mature Storytelling

About Our Networks – Wall Street Journal lists VOA’s Krzysztof Janowski as one of the four reporters who flummoxed Günter Schabowski in 1989 press conference. – Dawn reports on the BBG’s Pakistan media research data. Citations of BBG Networks – teleSUR cites VOA reporting on Cuban doctors fighting Ebola in Read more »

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October 23, 2014

Games-Mature Storytelling

About Our Networks – VOA’s Rachel Jones remembers Ben Bradlee. – BBG’s Will Sullivan will teach an online Knight Center course on mobile journalism. Citations of BBG Networks – USA Today and Today’s Zaman cite VOA reporting on three teenage girls who were stopped in Frankfurt during an attempt to join Read more »

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October 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – Heritage Foundation calls for the U.S. to increase the BBG’s capabilities to counter Russian propaganda. – Radio World notes BBG Director of Communications and External Affairs Lynne Weil’s upcoming move to USGLC. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters, Los Angeles Times, Denver Post, Deutsche Welle cite VOA reporting on Read more »

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October 20, 2014

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

About Our Networks – Government Video profiles the cost savings and benefits of the BBG’s move to an open office floor plan for the Office of Technology, Services & Innovation. – Business Standard writes about use of TV and mobile in Pakistan, drawing from the BBG’s media research Read more »

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August 21, 2014

Reporter standing under with tent like cover with U.S. Capitol in the background

About Our Networks – Broadcasting & Cable reports that the BBG condemns the killing of James Foley. – International Business Times includes Alhurra’s Bashar Fahmi in list of reporters who remain missing in Syria. – How should Twitter handle graphic images? GigaOM, Politico, France 24, USA Today, International Business Times note that Radio Sawa Read more »

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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 »

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May 29, 2014

Anchor introduces segment on Venezuela

About Our Networks – RFE/RL journalist Orken Zhoyamergen arrested while reporting in Kazakhstan. – Radio Free Europe mentioned in New York Times article about Jacek Kuron, the “forgotten dissident.” – AFP (French-language) notes Tehran accusation that VOA and RFE/RL, along with BBC, are trying to destabilize Iranian regime. Citations of Read more »

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April 10, 2014

Reporter standing under with tent like cover with U.S. Capitol in the background

About Our Networks – Russia pulls Voice of America off the air.  BBG statement regarding this. (Also covered heavily in Russian state media: RT, Voice of Russia, RIA Novosti, and an extensive opinion piece in Voice of Russia.) – Council of Europe interviews RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova after hearing on investigative journalism. – Eurasia Review discusses the importance of U.S. Read more »

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