Outlets Archives: Chosun Ilbo

January 22, 2015

Jeff Shell, Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, congratulates Andy Lack after swearing him in as the first ever CEO of U.S. international media.

About Our Networks – The New York Times reports that Andrew Lack has been sworn in as CEO of the BBG, looks to the future of the agency. – Human Rights Watch report recounts how Ethiopian government jams VOA radio signals and harasses people who speak with the Read more »

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August 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – Poynter notes that Zaid Benjamin of Radio Sawa briefly got his account suspended after tweeting about the video of James Foley’s death. Citations of BBG Networks – Now that Moscow is shutting down McDonalds, CBS cites VOA piece on the 14 years of negotiations that Read more »

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August 5, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio Taiwan International interviews Radio Free Asia’s Shiny Li regarding the network’s investigative reporting on food safety problems in China. – Washington Times discusses the role of the Secretary of State within the BBG. – Radio World reports on the BBG’s recently released report on the Read more »

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July 17, 2014

Alhurra correspondent Yehia Qassem was reporting from Sderot, Israel, when rockets landed behind him

About Our Networks – “Two journalists on assignment for the U.S.-funded Arabic TV station Al-Hurra Iraq were injured on Sunday while covering clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State fighters in the district of Jurf al-Sakhar in Babil province.” – In report about the Egyptian media Read more »

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June 12, 2014

About Our Networks – Carnegie Center mentions RFE/RL Azerbaijani Service interview with Ambassador Richard Morningstar, which was condemned by a government official – India Currents publishes an article about Diversity Day at VOA (page 20). – Washington Post publishes a letter to the editor by Congressman Ed Royce, regarding 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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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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January 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – Poynter, CPJ, and L’Express (French) cover beatings of RFE/RL Ukrainian Service journalists. – Government Executive reports that the Broadcasting Board of Governors has reshuffled its management team. – “This Azerbaijani investigative journalist surrenders her privacy and safety in order to speak truth to power. What have you Read more »

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January 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – Congratulations to journalists within our networks who report on Asia. Asia Radio Today does a rundown of awards they received in 2013. – Washington Post mentions RFE/RL being taken off AM in list of “highs and lows” in U.S.-Russia relationship. Citations Read more »

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