Outlets Archives: AP

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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February 23, 2015

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About Our Networks – Government Executive reports on remarks by BBG CEO Andrew Lack. – AP piece about EU plan to counter Russian propaganda mentions past activities of VOA and RFE/RL. – Washington Post letter to the editor comments on press freedom situation in Ethiopia, mentions jamming of VOA Read more »

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January 29, 2015

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About Our Networks – Alhurra TV cameraman Mohamad Abdallah Eida was one of several journalists targeted in Yemen this week in the course of their reporting. – USA Today editorial reviews the global move toward press censorship and harassment, mentions the case of RFA’s Shohret Hoshur. – Cuban Read more »

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January 27, 2015

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About Our Networks – Huffington Post mentions RFA Uyghur journalist, Shohret Hoshur, whose brothers were imprisoned in China as a result of his work. – Alhurra’s Driss Sekkat interviewed about producing new show, Our Neighbourhood, which focuses on life in Cairo. Also covered by Alwatan, Tazbeet, and Akhbarak (Egyptian press). – Ambassador Robert King Read more »

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January 9, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post, CPJ, AP, Mediabistro FishbowlDC, and other news outlets recount Chinese intimidation campaign to suppress Radio Free Asia’s Uyghur coverage by jailing journalist’s family members. Citations of BBG Networks – Wall Street Journal cites RFA reporting on violent crackdown on Hmong Christians in Laos. – Washington Post Read more »

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December 29, 2014

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About Our Networks – New York Times, Bloomberg, AP, Reuters, BBC and many other news outlets report on the raid of RFE/RL’s Radio Azadliq offices in Baku, Azerbaijan. – Newsweek reports that militant wanted in killing of VOA’s Mukarram Khan arrested in Charsadda. – Jolyon Naegele discusses working for VOA during the final years of communism Read more »

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December 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – AP piece on the effects of new Cuba policy includes a profile of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting, which oversees TV and Radio Marti. – Wall Street Journal piece on tensions between President Obama and high-profile backers over The Interview notes Michael Lynton’s Read more »

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December 8, 2014

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About our Networks – Friday’s detention of Khadija Ismayilova covered in  New York Times,  USA Today, Foreign Policy, AP, France 24,  CPJ, Amnesty and others – Radioandmusic.com report on VOA-BBC collaboration to fight the spread of Ebola. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites RFA interview with Chinese petitioner about suicide attempt in protest of alleged Read more »

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November 28, 2014

VOA in Russia

About Our Networks – Pashto music legend and music producer for VOA’s Radio Deewa, Sardar Ali Takkar will perform at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. – Washington Post writes that Alhurra’s footage is the only public video evidence of the death of Miriam Carey, driver in 2013 car chase Read more »

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November 7, 2014

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About Our Networks – AP piece on the media environment in Myanmar mentions Nay Phone Latt, a Burmese blogger who also has a weekly program on Radio Free Asia. – Radio World covers BBG’s transition to an open office space on the fourth floor of the Cohen Building. – Read more »

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