Outlets Archives: Christian Science Monitor

May 14, 2015

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About Our Networks – Al Jazeera enlists VOA to determine the mystery language of a refugee’s call home. – “A guy who had been a radio officer — each company had a person like that — he took an antenna to the top of the tree in order to Read more »

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May 13, 2015

Woman in radio studio.

About Our Networks – Index on Censorship and VOA report that Khadija Ismayilova’s court hearing has been postponed indefinitely. – Foreign Policy piece about using truth to fight Russian propaganda mentions VOA. – “This radio I’m holding is absolutely essential. It’s about 20 years old. The letters are worn off the Read more »

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May 1, 2015

Current Time, a joint news program between VOA and RFE/RL serves as a counter to Russian propaganda.

About Our Networks – The Daily Star profiles Iqbal Bahar Choudhury, previous chief of VOA’s Bangla service. – CPJ mentions Khadija Ismayilova and the shuttering of RFE/RL’s Baku bureau in letter to European Olympic Committees. – Radio World reports on the OCB deep dive. – Libyan News Agency reported that the Read more »

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April 30, 2015

Mumin Shakirov was part of RFE/RL's team that provided live streaming coverage of the Moscow march honoring slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

About Our Networks – Radio World reports on yesterday’s BBG Board meeting. – Diplomat, on crackdown on media in Central Asia, says RFE/RL Turkmen and Uzbek services have been targets. – Moscow Times reports that Russia’s media offensive is seen as a threat by the West, mentions BBG’s Read more »

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April 23, 2015

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About Our Networks – Atlantic piece on RT notes that intense political pressure from the Kremlin is keeping VOA and RFE/RL off of Russian airwaves. – BBC Monitoring piece on Russian misinformation notes reporting by RFE/RL countering Russian mistruths. – Broadcasting & Cable notes that 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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February 5, 2015

Female news anchor with photo of U.S. Capitol behind her

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

(AP Photo/Ahmad Massoud)

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

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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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