Outlets Archives: Foreign Policy

March 13, 2015

Anne Richard 2

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

RFA Tibetan TV

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

SD-Khadija

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

Games-Mature Storytelling

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

Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors meet in Miami at the headquarters of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting

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

Female news anchor with photo of U.S. Capitol behind her

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

SD-EbolaTownHall

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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December 8, 2014

Khadija Ismayilova

About our Networks – Friday’s detention of Khadija Ismayilova covered in  New York Times,  USA Today, Foreign Policy, AP, France 24,  CPJ, Amnesty and others – Radioandmusic.com report on VOA-BBC collaboration to fight the spread of Ebola. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites RFA interview with Chinese petitioner about suicide attempt in protest of alleged Read more »

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November 3, 2014

EOD

About Our Networks – VOA journalist Myroslava Gongadze wrote the foreword to CPJ’s “Road to Justice” report, which marks the first UN-recognized International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists on November 2. – How to Save the Voice of America and U.S. International Broadcasting - USC Read more »

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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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