Outlets Archives: Foreign Policy

October 14, 2014

A Pakistani viewer looks at a television screen flashing suspension notice of GEO News channel in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, June 6, 2014. Pakistan's media regulatory agency on Friday suspended the operating license of the country's leading news channel for two weeks after a spat between the broadcaster and the country's powerful military. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

About Our Networks – CPJ on the charges against RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. AFP also writes about Ismayilova travel ban. – VOA and Radio Free Asia able to reach audiences in China behind the firewall using the Telstar 18 satellite and online media, with listener feedback surging over 60%. – “You’ll stumble Read more »

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September 26, 2014

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About Our Networks – CIO Insight publishes an interview with André Mendes on his transition from CIO to Director of Global Operations at the BBG. – FCW reports on the BBG’s transition to an open office space. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Time, Bloomberg, Al Jazeera cite Read more »

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September 25, 2014

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About Our Networks – Media Bistro, Poynter, TVNewser and TV Week report that the BBG intends to hire Andrew Lack as the first CEO of U.S. international media. Citations of BBG Networks – The Chinese Mandela? Wall Street Journal cites RFA reporting on Ilham Tohti, and the media narrative. RFA also cited Read more »

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September 8, 2014

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About Our Networks – Buzzfeed story about Russian state radio trying to buy airtime from RFE/RL Iraq Service Citations of BBG Networks – Israel National News mentions VOA report on Obama plan to outline outline strategy against IS militants – Foreign Policy and Moscow Times cite RFE/RL Belarusian reporting on students in trouble Read more »

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August 20, 2014

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About Our Networks – Video appears to show beheading of American journalist James Foley. Washington Post, USA Today, The Telegraph, Foreign Policy, The Wire, Mashable report that Radio Sawa reporter Zaid Benjamin was the first to break the news that the video was online, note that twitter briefly suspended Benjamin’s account following Read more »

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August 11, 2014

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About Our Networks – In article about Tibetans growing up in the West, Foreign Policy discusses online reactions to a VOA Tibet piece on mixed race Tibetans. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters quotes Alhurra interview with Libyan Acting Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni. Also cited by Oman Tribune. – BBC cites Read more »

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July 14, 2014

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About Our Broadcasters – The Washington Post writes about RFE/RL efforts to find the missing in Afghanistan. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post Columnist Anne Applebaum cites RFE/RL interview with Andrei Kuznetsov about seeking political asylum in Kiev. – The New York Times Blog Read more »

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July 8, 2014

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About Our Broadcasters – Foreign Policy and ABC News write about the grounding of Aero Marti. – The Pacific Standard recalls RFE/RL’s role as an essential life line for Budapesters in Communist Hungary. – eHam.net writes about VOA’s adjustments in shortwave broadcasting. – McClatchy (newspaper Read more »

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June 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – Voice of America partners with the University of Texas on intercultural dialogue between student leaders in Austin and Afghanistan. – NextGov mentions BBG as one of several agencies that have participated in the Virtual Student Foreign Service program. – George Woodward passed away. – El Nuevo Herald (South Read more »

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June 13, 2014

VOA reporter Daniel Schearf and video journalist Arash Arabasadi (with fixer Anna Pyatetska) interview Ukrainian man. Kyiv, Ukraine, March 25, 2014.

About Our Networks – “Born in 1931, Mr. Schadeberg was too young to be drafted into the army. He listened secretly to the Voice of America on radio and learned about the concentration camps that his Jewish neighbors – who had suddenly disappeared – were taken to. Read more »

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