Outlets Archives: CPJ

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 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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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 27, 2015

A shopkeeper in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday June 4, 2009, adjusts a TV showing US President Barack Obama on the day that the US president visits Egypt. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jourani)

About Our Networks – CPJ #PressUncuffed campaign draws attention to imprisoned journalists, including RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – Daily Signal mentions VOA and RFE/RL’s Current Time in piece on EU decision to counter Russian propaganda. Citations of BBG Networks – Sydney Morning Herald quotes RFA interview with Kokang refugee regarding atrocities committed Read more »

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February 9, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post editorial about Ethiopia’s lack of press freedom mentions the government jamming VOA’s broadcasts. – CPJ calls for the immediate release of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – RFE/RL’s Rob Coalson interviewed by the Atlantic Council of Canada on current state of affairs in Russia. – Read more »

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January 30, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post mentions RFE/RL, Khadija Ismayilova case in panning pro-Azerbaijan Washington Times supplement. – CPJ on Ismayilova’s case and seven other jailed journalists in Azerbaijan. – Voice of America Director David Ensor discussed VOA in the digital age at George Washington University. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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January 29, 2015

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About Our Networks – Alhurra TV cameraman Mohamad Abdallah Eida was one of several journalists targeted in Yemen this week in the course of their reporting. – USA Today editorial reviews the global move toward press censorship and harassment, mentions the case of RFA’s Shohret Hoshur. – Cuban Read more »

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January 28, 2015

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy mentions increase in funding for RFE/RL and VOA Russian-language broadcastingin piece on Victoria Nuland’s remarks about RT. – Pre-trial detention of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova covered by Reuters; Soros presses Azerbaijan to loosen crackdown. – In the Guardian, Murad Gassanly suggests a less hostile Read more »

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January 12, 2015

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About Our Networks – A. Ross Johnson and S. Enders Wimbush write in the Washington Post on the need for Radio and TV Marti as Cuba enters a new era. – New York Times editorial on Azerbaijan’s crackdown calls for tougher Western response, mentions aggressive actions toward RFE/RL. Read more »

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January 9, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post, CPJ, AP, Mediabistro FishbowlDC, and other news outlets recount Chinese intimidation campaign to suppress Radio Free Asia’s Uyghur coverage by jailing journalist’s family members. Citations of BBG Networks – Wall Street Journal cites RFA reporting on violent crackdown on Hmong Christians in Laos. – Washington Post Read more »

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