Outlets Archives: BBC

October 31, 2014

People use mobile devices to record as riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters during a rally against a bill which would, among other things, allow Turkey's authorities to block web pages for privacy violations without a prior court decision, in Istanbul, Turkey, late Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Police in Istanbul have clashed with hundreds of protesters denouncing a new law that increases government controls over the Internet. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

About Our Networks – Government Executive reports on “short-lived proposal to recruit [VOA] correspondents and writers to take an experimental Ebola vaccine.” Citations of BBG Networks – BBC uses video reporting by VOA’s Adam Bailes about Ebola in Sierra Leone. – Forbes quotes VOA report on solar plant Read more »

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October 22, 2014

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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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October 14, 2014

A Pakistani viewer looks at a television screen flashing suspension notice of GEO News channel in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, June 6, 2014. Pakistan's media regulatory agency on Friday suspended the operating license of the country's leading news channel for two weeks after a spat between the broadcaster and the country's powerful military. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

About Our Networks – CPJ on the charges against RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. AFP also writes about Ismayilova travel ban. – VOA and Radio Free Asia able to reach audiences in China behind the firewall using the Telstar 18 satellite and online media, with listener feedback surging over 60%. – “You’ll stumble Read more »

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October 7, 2014

Television ownership in Vietnamese households is extremely high.

About Our Networks – Examining the BBG’s mobile security practices. Citations of BBG Networks – Moscow Times and Atlantic Council cite RFE/RL Crimean unit reporting on discovery of body of Crimean Tatar man. – BBC cites RFE/RL Crimean unit reporting on Putin toilet paper. – International Campaign for Tibet cites RFA Read more »

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October 1, 2014

wide angle view of BBG meeting at Alhurra studios

About Our Networks – Washington Post mentions VOA in an article about the State Department’s new social sharing website. – Federal News Radio interviews André Mendes about renovation of the office space on the fourth floor of the Wilbur J. Cohen Building. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Read more »

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September 5, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – Washington Post speculates about VOA Moscow Bureau’s vehicle purchase. Citations of BBG Networks – WFTV uses VOA video in report on the spread of Ebola. – RFE/RL Belarusian Service cited by BBC for report on boy fined for ice-bucket challengingLukashenka. – Democratic Voice of Read more »

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August 20, 2014

RFE/RL correspondent Andriy Dubchak reporting live in Kyiv, Dec 2013

About Our Networks – Video appears to show beheading of American journalist James Foley. Washington Post, USA Today, The Telegraph, Foreign Policy, The Wire, Mashable report that Radio Sawa reporter Zaid Benjamin was the first to break the news that the video was online, note that twitter briefly suspended Benjamin’s account following Read more »

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August 11, 2014

Turkey Erdogan Everywhere

About Our Networks – In article about Tibetans growing up in the West, Foreign Policy discusses online reactions to a VOA Tibet piece on mixed race Tibetans. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters quotes Alhurra interview with Libyan Acting Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni. Also cited by Oman Tribune. – BBC cites Read more »

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July 14, 2014

Alhurra in Egypt 250x250

About Our Broadcasters – The Washington Post writes about RFE/RL efforts to find the missing in Afghanistan. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post Columnist Anne Applebaum cites RFE/RL interview with Andrei Kuznetsov about seeking political asylum in Kiev. – The New York Times Blog Read more »

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