Outlets Archives: Foreign Policy

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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May 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari interviewed on PRI and quoted by BBC and Guardian and on arrest of “happy” Iranians. Citations of BBG Networks – Thailand ceased all non-military broadcasting on the country’s television networks. Mashable uses reporting from VOA’s Steve Herman. – New York Times cites Radio Free Asia reporting Read more »

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May 13, 2014

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About Our Networks – Armed men force BBG affiliate station off air in Eastern Ukraine. – CPJ on press freedom in Azerbaijan, restrictions and jamming against VOA and RFE/RL. – National Review notes Putin’s crackdown on independent media outlets, including Voice of America. – OPM looks at the HR challenges within the Read more »

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May 7, 2014

About Our Networks – As press freedom in Iraq declines, Reporters Without Borders notes that Alhurra TV crew was prevented from covering a protest in Karbala. – Vietnamese blog Ba Sam advises readers on how to read articles on blocked websites like Radio Free Asia and Voice of America. Read more »

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