Outlets Archives: CPJ

August 7, 2014

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About Our Networks – Michael McFaul suggests that Voice of America should be given more resources to counter Russian propaganda. – Freelance journalist in South Sudan - whose coverage included reports on state security issues for VOA – is in hiding. Citations of BBG Networks – Time cites RFA Read more »

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July 25, 2014

About Our Networks – International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran reports that signal jamming - including of VOA and Radio Farda – caused a lack of public safety information and was partially responsible for fatalities following June 12, 2014 sandstorm. – The Guardian reprints a profile 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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May 28, 2014

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About Our Networks – Steve Forbes, former chair of the Board for International Broadcasting discusses Ken Tomlinson and the importance of U.S. international broadcasting in Forbes. – RFE/RL’s Natalya Sedletska discusses Ukraine on PRI’s The World. – Radio World on Susan McCue’s resignation from the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks – Read more »

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May 2, 2014

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About Our Networks – Time, National Journal, Al Monitor, Radio World, Buzzfeed discuss the concerns that new legislation may turn Voice of America into a propaganda mouthpiece. – PRI recalls how VOA reporter was expelled from China following Tiananmen Square protests. – RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova named one of CPJ’s “100 Information Heroes.” – Read more »

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April 30, 2014

April 11, 2014 BBG Board Meeting

About Our Networks – Government Executive and Foreign Policy discuss proposed legislation to change the structure of the BBG and U.S. international media. – The Nigerian Observer references a roundtable on ways to curb polio organized by VOA and the Centre for Disease Control. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Read more »

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March 25, 2014

A member of a pro-Russian self defense unit checks a polling station while guarding it in the municipality of Dobroe, near Simferopol, Ukraine,Thursday, March 13, 2014.

About Our Networks – Radio Free Iraq and BBG mourn the death of Baghdad bureau chief Dr. Mohammed Bdaiwi Owaid Al-Shammari. – The U.S. Department of State condemns the murder of Radio Free Iraq’s Baghdad Bureau Chief Mohammed Bdaiwi al-Shammari. (also discussed in AFP) – The proposed Ukraine Support Act provides a Read more »

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March 19, 2014

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About Our Networks – The U.S. should “counter increasingly rabid Russian propaganda” with Voice of America and Radio Free Europe. Citations of BBG Networks – South China Morning Post and Channel News Asia cite Radio free Asia report on dead policeman in Xinjiang. – CBS uses RFE/RL Ukrainian Service Read more »

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March 18, 2014

man wearing VOA cap holds up an ipad

About Our Networks – Daily News Egypt reports on the BBG’s findings about media use in Egypt. – VOA Radiogram. Citations of BBG Networks – NBC News cites RFE/RL coverage of Ukraine sanctions debate. – Guardian quotes Alhurra TV interview in article on new laws in Iraq that permit marital rape. Read more »

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March 11, 2014

VOA's Al Pessin at the Syrian border with Lebanon

About Our Networks  – CPJ notes that photos from photojournalist killed in Syria had been used by RFE/RL. – Journalism.co.uk gives an update on Relay, the liveblogging tool developed by the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ (BBG) Office of Digital Design & Innovation (ODDI). Citations of BBG Networks – The Read more »

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