Outlets Archives: BBC

April 28, 2014

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About Out Networks – Variety profiles Alhurra TV’s “Rayheen ala feen” (Where Do We Go From Here?) – New York Times publishes obituary for David Burke. – Sen. Roger Wicker and Rep. Aaron Shock criticize proposed RFE/RL Balkans Service cuts on Fox News. Citations of BBG Networks – Voice Read more »

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April 25, 2014

Iranians surf the web in an internet cafe at a shopping center, in central Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

About Our Networks – Is Iranian government censorship causing cancer? io9 mentions Iran’s blocking of VOA news and quotes RFE/RL’s Persian Letters Blog on the health effects of jamming technology. – “I have listened to RFA [Radio Free Asia] every day. They report that international and local Read more »

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April 16, 2014

A protester demonstrates against censorship of the Internet near the State Duma in Moscow.

About Our Networks – VOA Director David Ensor speaks about Russia’s crackdown on independent media on Fox News. – Radio World publishes the winners of the BBG’s 2014 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Awards. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times piece on terrorism in Nigeria cites VOA interview with Nigerian Read more »

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April 8, 2014

Radio and TV Marti

About Our Networks – VOA Director David Ensor joins other international media in call for increased safety and protection of journalists. – The trial of the shooter of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohammed Bidaiwi has started. – Radio/TV Marti and Cuban social media. – Code audits of Open Technology Fund’s Cryptocat. Citations of Read more »

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April 2, 2014

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About Our Networks – “The sounds of forbidden US radio stations - Voice of America and Radio Free Europe – woke us up and put us to bed every day, sending shivers up our spines as they merged with the noise from the kitchen.” – House passes measure that Read more »

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March 26, 2014

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

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders discusses the reporting environment in Iraq, including the killing of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohamed Baidawi. – House bill provides $10 million for increased broadcasts to Ukraine by RFE/RL and VOA. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites VOA piece Read more »

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February 19, 2014

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About Our Networks – Amnesty International says an RFE/RL Russian Service journalist was among those arrested during a one man picket in Sochi. – The smear campaign against RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova continues in Azerbaijan. – The BBG is trying hard to improve employee morale. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Read more »

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January 13, 2014

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About Our Networks – Easy email encryption, funded by Radio Free Asia’s Open Technology Fund. Citations of BBG Networks – Rap aka “non-traditional music” banned from buses in Tajikistan. BBC cites Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty report on the decree. – Huffington Post cites Voice of America interview Read more »

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January 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – Russia switched off long-wave yesterday. The BBC notes that during the Cold War, Voice of America was using long-wave radio to broadcast to Russia from a transmitter near Munich. – The Weekly Standard discusses a potential new “weekly entertainment show that must be Read more »

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