Outlets Archives: Foreign Policy

May 15, 2015

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy piece on effective media to reach South Sudan quotes VOA’s John Tanza Mabusu, co-host of “South Sudan in Focus.” – U.S. Rep. Ed Royce and Rep. Eliot Engel introduced H.R. 2323, the United States International Communications Reform Act of 2015. Citations of Read more »

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May 13, 2015

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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 7, 2015

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About Our Networks – NHK report on U.S. international media. (2015 translation of May 2014 report) – BBG Interim CEO and Director Andre Mendes discusses press freedom in São Tomé and Príncipe (in Portugese: video 1, video 2). –DigitalGov interviews BBG’s Will Sullivan on mobile app development. Citations of Read more »

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May 5, 2015

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About Our Networks – BBG Governor Matt Armstrong writes in War on the Rocks on the debate over whether or not RT should be labelled a “foreign agent.” Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites RFA report that Chinese authorities ordered Muslim shopkeepers to sell Read more »

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May 4, 2015

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About Our Networks – President Barack Obama honored VOA Russian Service reporter Fatima Tlisova on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. (White House, Pulitzer Center, Poynter) – “I was listening to the Voice of America and listening to the moon landing. This turned out to be a pivotal moment Read more »

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April 30, 2015

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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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April 6, 2015

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About Our Networks – Radio World reports on Radio Free Asia’s adoption of Linux more than a decade ago for a cost-effective and efficient tech setup. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR quotes VOA reporting on deadly attack at Kenya’s Garissa University College. – Al Arabiya quotes RFE/RL report Read more »

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March 25, 2015

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About Our Networks – Radio and TV Marti­, U.S. Broadcasters to Cuba, Emerge From Cold War Past Facing Uneasy Future, New York Times. – Global Voices interviews RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari, “English-Language journalism’s ‘bridge’ to Iran.” – What Women Want magazine profiles Yasmine Shaaban, one of the cast members on Read more »

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March 13, 2015

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About Our Networks – Translation of Feng Zhenghu’s account of living in Tokyo’s Narita Airport for 92 days mentions visit by RFA reporter. Citations of BBG Networks – Islamic State announces expansion into Sub-Saharan Africa with the acceptance of a Boko Haram loyalty pledge. Los Angeles Times cites VOA’s Read more »

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