Outlets Archives: allAfrica

July 25, 2014

About Our Networks – International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran reports that signal jamming - including of VOA and Radio Farda – caused a lack of public safety information and was partially responsible for fatalities following June 12, 2014 sandstorm. – The Guardian reprints a profile Read more »

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July 22, 2014

About Our Networks – “Nearly every major country has a thriving state-sponsored media.” – Time mentions the BBG in an article about RT’s agitprop. Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian and Russia Beyond the Headlines cite RFE/RL piece on Russian media reaction to MH17 crash. – AllAfrica cites VOA Read more »

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July 16, 2014

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About Our Networks – “I haven’t heard from my son for eight months. I am so anxious and sad.” – RFE/RL’s “In Search of the Missing” featured in the Washington Post. – OCCRP publishes investigative report by Khadija Ismayilova on Swedish telecom giant TeliaSonera and Azerbaijani President’s Read more »

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June 5, 2014

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About Our Networks – Ukrainians watch the same TV and still don’t agree. New York Daily News covers the BBG’s research briefing on Ukraine. – Bloomberg Businessweek discusses Russia’s global media empire and distortion of news, mentions how the budget for U.S. international media is significantly smaller. Read more »

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May 30, 2014

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About Our Networks – Kyiv Post notes that Radio Liberty-supported project Crimean Reality is one of the few independent outlets left in Crimea. – Elbashayer and Almatraqa (Egyptian news websites) note that Alhurra TV’s Street Pulse won the CINE Special Jury award for best investigative report from 2013. The episode that Read more »

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May 28, 2014

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About Our Networks – Steve Forbes, former chair of the Board for International Broadcasting discusses Ken Tomlinson and the importance of U.S. international broadcasting in Forbes. – RFE/RL’s Natalya Sedletska discusses Ukraine on PRI’s The World. – Radio World on Susan McCue’s resignation from the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks – Read more »

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May 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy references RFE/RL’s role in countering Kremlin propaganda. – All Access Music Group and Radio World on the death of Kenneth Tomlinson, former chairman of the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times quotes RFA interview as background on today’s attack outside railway station in Guangzhou. Read more »

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March 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – Newly released Clinton presidency documents discuss 1998 Voice of America interview with Hillary Clinton. (Washington Post, CNN, New York Times) – Hisham Melhem, Washington bureau chief of Al Arabiya News, discusses Arab and American media in an op-ed following his discussion of the same at Read more »

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February 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio Free Asia reporters blocked from covering meeting between Taiwan and China’s top cross-Taiwan Strait policy planners. (also mentioned by AFP, Taipei Times) – Reporters Without Borders mentions Radio Free Asia as one of organizations participating in the joint evaluation of the Vietnamese government’s human rights policies. Read more »

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