Outlets Archives: Foreign Policy

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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May 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy references RFE/RL’s role in countering Kremlin propaganda. – All Access Music Group and Radio World on the death of Kenneth Tomlinson, former chairman of the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times quotes RFA interview as background on today’s attack outside railway station in Guangzhou. Read more »

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April 30, 2014

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About Our Networks – Government Executive and Foreign Policy discuss proposed legislation to change the structure of the BBG and U.S. international media. – The Nigerian Observer references a roundtable on ways to curb polio organized by VOA and the Centre for Disease Control. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Read more »

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April 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – Artvoice, Radio World, and TV Technology mark the death of David Burke. – The Diplomat notes that VOA and RFA help give Cambodian news consumers more options and access to independent coverage. – Boston Herald interviews Alhurra TV correspondent Ali Mahdi about the Boston Marathon. – The Heritage Read more »

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