Outlets Archives: Foreign Policy

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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April 9, 2014

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy speaks to Radio Free Asia reporter about China’s protest activists and using them as sources. Citations of BBG Networks – CNN recalls Alhurra’s video footage of DC car chase in report about the killed woman’s autopsy. – The New Republic cites RFE/RL’s “ominous Read more »

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April 1, 2014

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About Our Networks – VOA Director David Ensor refutes claim that Voice of America is propaganda on On The Media (at 1:24 in program). Citations of BBG Networks – Foreign Policy quotes VOA interview with Sartaj Aziz, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s advisor of foreign policy and national Read more »

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March 28, 2014

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About Our Networks – Congress moving closer to a bill that will increase Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcasts to Ukraine (Washington Post, Wall Street Journal) Citations of BBG Networks – Foreign Policy cites VOA report on Russian troops near Ukraine. – Government Executive quotes VOA Read more »

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February 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – CPJ releases statement condemning harassment of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. Index on Censorship has background on the latest incident. – VOA journalist Tapdig Farhadoglu beaten in Azerbaijan. – NBC interviews VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze about Ukraine, journalism, and her personal history. – WKYC profiles Radio/TV Marti and its role in broadcasting uncensored news Read more »

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February 20, 2014

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About Out Networks – Ghana Broadcasting Corporation signs agreement with Voice of America. – George Sayevich, former VOA reporter, brutally beaten in Ukraine. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times credits RFE/RL several times for Ukraine coverage. – USA Today and Washington Post cite RFE/RL Ukrainian Service interview with Yanukovych adviser. – Read more »

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February 14, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – The Economist quotes Radio Free Asia interview with Ilham Tohti, a Uyghur economist in China, regarding crackdown on ethnic minorities. – Wall Street Journal cites RFE/RL’s reporting on Ukraine NGO’s condemnation of corruption allegation against it. – Human Rights Watch uses VOA interview Read more »

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February 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio Free Asia reporters blocked from covering meeting between Taiwan and China’s top cross-Taiwan Strait policy planners. (also mentioned by AFP, Taipei Times) – Reporters Without Borders mentions Radio Free Asia as one of organizations participating in the joint evaluation of the Vietnamese government’s human rights policies. Read more »

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