Outlets Archives: AP

June 29, 2015


About Our Networks – AP reports that the State Department is urging Chinese authorities to release family members of a Washington-based Radio Free Asia journalist who have faced harassment [media pick ups include The New York Times and the Washington Post] Citations of BBG Networks – UPI cites VOA interview with former Read more »

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May 21, 2015


About Our Networks – The Nation mentions U.S. international media in piece on “Neo-McCarthyism” and media. – Piece about China launching Indonesian news channel mentions that VOA also broadcasts in the country. – “In another spot, bust figures of Lenin and Marx, and an old radio serve Read more »

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March 31, 2015


About Our Networks – AP reports on University of Maryland campaign to bring awareness to plight of journalists imprisoned worldwide, including RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – Alqabas (Kuwaiti newspaper) reported that Alhurra crew survived an ISIL ambush in Tikrit. Also reported by: Donia Alwatan, Akhbar Aliraq and Yawmiat. Citations of BBG Networks – Read more »

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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


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

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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

(AP Photo/Ahmad Massoud)

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


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

VOA in Russia

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


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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