Outlets Archives: Forbes

April 1, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times mentions raid of RFE/RL Baku offices in December, and ongoing detention of Khadija Ismayilova. – New York Times notes that cybersecurity activist’s list of Twitter accounts “linked to the Islamic State” is erroneous, includes Radio Sawa reporter Zaid Benjamin as 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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December 29, 2014

VOA in Russia

About Our Networks – New York Times, Bloomberg, AP, Reuters, BBC and many other news outlets report on the raid of RFE/RL’s Radio Azadliq offices in Baku, Azerbaijan. – Newsweek reports that militant wanted in killing of VOA’s Mukarram Khan arrested in Charsadda. – Jolyon Naegele discusses working for VOA during the final years of communism Read more »

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October 31, 2014

People use mobile devices to record as riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters during a rally against a bill which would, among other things, allow Turkey's authorities to block web pages for privacy violations without a prior court decision, in Istanbul, Turkey, late Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Police in Istanbul have clashed with hundreds of protesters denouncing a new law that increases government controls over the Internet. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

About Our Networks – Government Executive reports on “short-lived proposal to recruit [VOA] correspondents and writers to take an experimental Ebola vaccine.” Citations of BBG Networks – BBC uses video reporting by VOA’s Adam Bailes about Ebola in Sierra Leone. – Forbes quotes VOA report on solar plant Read more »

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September 2, 2014

About Our Networks – Ilgar Nasibov, a freelance journalist for RFE/RL, was brutally beaten in Azerbaijan. – “Mr. Putin’s Big Lie shows why it is important to support a free press where it still exists and outlets like Radio Free Europe that bring the truth to people Read more »

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August 29, 2014

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About Our Networks – Voice of America Persian described by Wall Street Journal as “giving Iranians a rare outside perspective in their own language.” – Advanced Television notes that the U.S. applied penalties to IRIB because of signal jammingtoward VOA and BBC. – RFE/RL Russian journalists tell Forbes Russian about Read more »

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August 14, 2014

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About Our Networks – RT reports on the meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, and the Russian-language media environment. Also covered by ITAR-TASS and many other Russian-language media outlets. The full video of the meeting is available here. – Human Rights Watch notes that international broadcasters are “unable or Read more »

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June 16, 2014

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About Our Networks – VOA journalists offer American perspective on Bergdahl release to listeners in Pakistan. – RFE/RL Tajik services have faced intermittent blocking over the past two years. – Washington Post publishes a letter to the editor by Hans N. Tuch, former deputy director of VOA. – Yahoo News Read more »

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June 2, 2014

Zhaohui Rui (left) and Huaguang Zhao join VOA Mandarin reporter Xin Chen on the set of "Pro and Con" on May 30, 2014.

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders mentions RFE/RL Kazakh Service journalist arrested while covering opposition meeting. – Swag, twerk, wakey wakey. VOA’s Jessica Beinecke is profiled by the Wall Street Journal. – Morocco World News profiles Driss Sekkat, producer of Alhurra TV’s award-winning show Street Pulse. – HRW mentions 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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