Outlets Archives: Bloomberg

April 2, 2015

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About Our Networks – Bloomberg reports on VOA and RFE/RL program Current Time, notes that U.S. budget for Russian-language broadcasting is much less than Russia’s media budget. – The Hill is concerned about America losing the “information war” but encouraged by Current Time, the new RFE/RL and VOA Read more »

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March 31, 2015

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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 30, 2015

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 – New York Times wedding announcement notes that the father of the bride previously worked asthe CEO of the BBG. – TBI Vision reports that Alhurra TV acquired documentary The World Class. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR quotes VOA reporting about voter accreditation in Read more »

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January 8, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times op-ed by Joshua Kucera mentions crackdown on RFE/RL staff in Azerbaijan. – Bloomberg reports that Azeris Reject U.S. Criticism as Crackdown on Dissent Tests Ties – In Boston Globe Martha Bayles and Jeffrey Gedmin call on CIA to ban covert funding of journalists and 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 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 12, 2014

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About Our Networks – New York Times says new Russian news agency’s network of bureaus resembles structure of RFE/RL. – Buzzfeed and USA Today report that CNN will leave Russian market, note that Voice of America and other broadcasters have also been forced out of the media market and are Read more »

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October 21, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Bloomberg uses VOA reporting on Mozambique election results. – The Hill cites VOA on Putin referring to eastern Ukraine as “Novorossiya.” – Syria Direct cites Alhurra report on ISIL advancing toward Kobani. – Radio Tamazuj cites VOA reporting on press freedom in South Read more »

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September 26, 2014

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About Our Networks – CIO Insight publishes an interview with André Mendes on his transition from CIO to Director of Global Operations at the BBG. – FCW reports on the BBG’s transition to an open office space. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Time, Bloomberg, Al Jazeera cite Read more »

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September 11, 2014

VOA reporter Daniel Schearf and video journalist Arash Arabasadi (with fixer Anna Pyatetska) interview Ukrainian man. Kyiv, Ukraine, March 25, 2014.

About Our Networks – “On 1 September, the home of Al-Hurra TV correspondent Maitham Al-Chibani in the city of Al-Diwaniya, south of Baghdad, was targeted for attack by unknown armed men.” – Reporters Without Borders – Alhurra reporter Zeyad Nihad Al-Zubaidi quoted by Huffington Post on the Read more »

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