Outlets Archives: Foreign Policy

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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March 4, 2015

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About Our Networks – Human Right Watch recounts Azerbaijan’s crackdown on independent voices, including the jailing of Khadija Ismayilova and sealing of RFE/RL’s Baku bureau. – Washington Post, New York Times, and Variety report on rumor that BBG CEO Andy Lack will depart for NBC. – Alhurra and Radio Sawa Read more »

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February 27, 2015

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About Our Networks – Quartz covers raid on RFE/RL Baku office. Citations of BBG Networks – Japan Times and Business Insider cite RFA reporting on Uyghurs and terrorism. – Express Tribune cites VOA reporting on Afghanistan-Pakistan relations. – Quartz cites RFE/RL map of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria. – Foreign Policy cites Read more »

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February 12, 2015

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy mentions Khadija Ismayilova case in story of a dissident hiding in Swiss Embassy for months. Citations of BBG Networks – Bellingcat cites RFE/RL estimate of Western recruits to the Islamic State group. – WRTV Indianapolis cites VOA reporting on ships used to rescue migrants at Read more »

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February 6, 2015

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About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders on RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova beginning third month in prison. – Then a man who had been listening to Radio Free Asia spoke up. “Brother, did you hear about Vietnam abolishing its ban on gay marriage?” – Bryn Mawr notes that Karen Kornbluh named Read more »

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February 5, 2015

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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 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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