Outlets Archives: Christian Science Monitor

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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February 5, 2015

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About Our Networks – Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson says that there are no plans to shut down Radio/TV Marti. (Miami Herald, Reuters) – “In later years, when the movement for the founding of a Jewish state in Palestine began, Yakobson Read more »

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January 27, 2015

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About Our Networks – Huffington Post mentions RFA Uyghur journalist, Shohret Hoshur, whose brothers were imprisoned in China as a result of his work. – Alhurra’s Driss Sekkat interviewed about producing new show, Our Neighbourhood, which focuses on life in Cairo. Also covered by Alwatan, Tazbeet, and Akhbarak (Egyptian press). – Ambassador Robert King Read more »

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January 15, 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 – Gallup article on Afghans’ life ratings previews the BBG’s research briefing on media use in Afghanistan. – Visitor to VOA learns about the Paris shooting from TV monitors in Cohen Building lobby. Citations of BBG Networks – Daily Show cites RFE/RL Read more »

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December 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – CPJ recalls that Alhurra’s Bashar Fahmi remains missing in Syria. – Congressman Brad Sherman asks to double funding for VOA and Radio Free Asia broadcasting to North Korea, asks for screening of The Interview at the Capitol. Cited by The Hill, NewsMax. – Christian Science Monitor suggests Read more »

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December 18, 2014

photo of Hosts Victor Fabian Gonzalez and Juan Pendras will bring play-by-play commentary of NBA finals

About Our Networks – Office of Cuba Broadcasting Director Carlos García-Pérez appears on CNBC to discuss Cubans’ reactions to policy changes. – Reporters Without Borders publishes list of 100 “information heroes,” includes RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – Broadcasting & Cable reports on confirmation of new BBG Governor Karen Kornbluh. Read more »

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November 18, 2014

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About Our Networks – BBG networks now reach a global audience of 215 million! Radio World piece reviews the methodology. – Protecting the VOA brand. Citations of BBG Networks – Slate cites RFE/RL reporting on the types of questions that potential Western recruits ask about the ISIL lifestyle. – Christian Read more »

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November 13, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Why did North Korea release Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller? New Yorker cites VOA report on former NK detainee Jeffrey Fowle. – Bloomberg Businessweek cites RFE/RL reporting on helicopter shot down by Azerbaijan. – Christian Science Monitor quotes VOA interview with Pakistan’s national Read more »

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November 4, 2014

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About Our Networks – Kyodo News reports that VOA will take part in a meeting of radio station officials in Japan to address North Korea’s human rights issues. – New York Times reports the death of David M. Abshire, former chairman of the Board for International Broadcasting. Citations Read more »

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October 9, 2014

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel visits Al Youm staff at MBN studios in Dubai.

Citations of BBG Networks – Quartz cites VOA report about the source of leaked CY Leung contract. – Christian Science Monitor quotes VOA interview with medical ethicist regarding Ebola death in Dallas. – Business Insider draws from RFA reporting to make the point that China may have Read more »

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