Outlets Archives: BBC

March 20, 2015

(left to right): VOA Director David Ensor, STA Host Shaka Ssali, Ambassador H.E. Bockari K. Stevens, Dr. Malonga Miatudila, Ebola survivors Dr. Rick Sacra and Ashoka Mukpo

About Our Networks – New York Times notes that hackers have attacked GreatFire.org, which is partially financed by RFA’s Open Technology Fund. – Radio Free Asia potluck broadcasts culinary news. Citations of BBG Networks – Daily News, Telegraph, Daily Mail, The Blaze use RFE/RL video from horrific scene of a woman beaten to Read more »

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March 16, 2015

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About Our Networks – “While I was growing up in Moscow during the 1970s and 1980s, our apartment entertained equally the sounds of Communist propaganda from the four-channel television in the living room and Voice of America whispering in the dark kitchen.” – Forbes piece on 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 18, 2015

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About Our Networks – BBC on Azerbaijan detentions, including Khadija Ismaylova. – RFE/RL mentioned in Washington Post piece about countering extremism. – Washington Post notes that VOA reporter Michael Lipin is one of the founders of Dupont Circle snowball fight tradition. Citations of BBG Networks – UPI, Fox News, Vice cite VOA reporting on new 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 16, 2014

Zhaohui Rui (left) and Huaguang Zhao join VOA Mandarin reporter Xin Chen on the set of "Pro and Con" on May 30, 2014.

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders launches petition to free RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – Deutsche Welle recalls Romanians tuning in to VOA and RFE/RL broadcasts during Ceausescu’s rule. Citations of BBG Networks – BBC cites RFE/RL report on the “Gandalf for President!” movement in Belarus. – Epoch Read more »

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December 5, 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)

Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian, Bloomberg, TIME, BBC, Reuters, USA Today, LA Times cite VOA in continuing coverage of Sony hacking. – Vox cites RFE/RL coverage of Islamic militant attack in Chechnya. – Forum 18 cites RFE/RL report on detention of Nakhichevan Muslims. – BelarusDigest cites RFE/RL report on legal advocacy leader kicked out of Belarus. Of 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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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

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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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