Outlets Archives: allAfrica

March 23, 2015

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About Our Networks – Human Rights Defenders’ Joint Statement on Azerbaijan includes raid of RFE/RL’s offices in Baku, Azerbaijan. – Radio World piece on the BBG’s 2016 Budget Request Citations of BBG Networks – The Sudan Tribune cites VOA interview with Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources on signing of Read more »

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March 12, 2015

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About Our Networks – Radio World publishes commentary by BBG’s André Mendes about critical nature of agile, cost-effective operations. – Washington Post article about scandal at the BBC briefly mentions the scope of VOA. – The BBC plans a North Korea Service. The Telegraph mentions that this mimics VOA and Read more »

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February 5, 2015

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About Our Networks – Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson says that there are no plans to shut down Radio/TV Marti. (Miami Herald, Reuters) – “In later years, when the movement for the founding of a Jewish state in Palestine began, Yakobson Read more »

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December 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – EU says closing of RFE/RL Baku office violates international commitments. – Department of State is alarmed by the Government of Azerbaijan’s crackdown on civil society. – AIB condemns detention of RFE/RL staff in Azerbaijan. – “Azerbaijan accused the local branch of Radio Free Europe of laundering Read more »

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December 9, 2014

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About our Networks –  Guardian, Spiegel, Panorama.am cover Khadija Ismayilova detention. Citations of BBG Networks – CNN and Reuters use RFE/RL Afghan Service video of aftermath of Taliban attack. – VOA cited in Epoch Times coverage of Chinese security czar accused of leaking secrets. – Breitbart News coverage of Russia’s crackdown on independent media notes Read more »

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December 4, 2014

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About Our Networks – USC Center on Public Diplomacy and the Public Diplomacy Council host panel on new initiatives to combat Russian information – Jeff Gedmin’s WSJ op-ed How to Reply to Russian Propaganda mentions BBG networks Citations of BBG Networks – The Asia Foundation article about Cambodia’s smartphone revolution mentions Read more »

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December 3, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites Robert Coalson analysis of Moldovan elections – Washington Times cites RFE/RL’s “Under the Black Flag” blog for reporting on Russia banning IS analysis sites – International Business Times cites RFE/RL reporting on foreign national appointed to Ukraine government. – Allafrica.com cites VOA report on Read more »

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November 19, 2014

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About Our Networks – Washington Post piece about new WhatApp encryption notes that the group helping with developing the technology, Open Whisper Systems, is partially funded by Radio Free Asia. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites RFA reporting on Uyghurs escaping detention from Thailand. – Reuters Read more »

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November 13, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Why did North Korea release Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller? New Yorker cites VOA report on former NK detainee Jeffrey Fowle. – Bloomberg Businessweek cites RFE/RL reporting on helicopter shot down by Azerbaijan. – Christian Science Monitor quotes VOA interview with Pakistan’s national Read more »

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November 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – “Fueled by the BBC, the Voice of America, and rock ‘n’ roll, the revolutions of 1989 freed much of Eastern Europe.” Citations of BBG Networks – Vice cites VOA’s Ukrainian service reporting on the men who “monitored” Ukraine’s rebel elections. – The Read more »

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