Outlets Archives: Government Executive

July 30, 2014

People use mobile devices to record as riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters during a rally against a bill which would, among other things, allow Turkey's authorities to block web pages for privacy violations without a prior court decision, in Istanbul, Turkey, late Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Police in Istanbul have clashed with hundreds of protesters denouncing a new law that increases government controls over the Internet. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

About Our Networks – Government Executive, Radio World and Yonhap report on the House passage of legislation to reform international broadcasting. – Open Whisper Systems – a project partially funded by RFA’s Open Technology Fund – releases an app that allows encrypted calling for iPhones. Citations of BBG Networks – Korea Read more »

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June 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – Government Executive highlights VOA coverage of Tiananmen Square anniversary. – Wall Street Journal publishes op-ed by former VOA Director Robert R. Reilly on the bill to reform U.S. international media. – Gallup poll shows wide political split in Ukraine.  The Journal of 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 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – Deutsche Welle recalls that RFE/RL at one point had a Uyghur program. – Government Executive notes that the BBG’s better-than-average staff/manager alignment scoresin the FEVS may make the agency better positioned to address low index scores. Citations of BBG Networks – The Wire, Osun Defender, Daily Read more »

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April 21, 2014

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About Our Networks – David Burke, first chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, has died. – New York Times references Radio Free Asia’s work in internet anti-censorship. – Express Tribune piece on the dangers of reporting in Pakistan mentions Mukarram Khan Atif, VOA reported killed in 2012. 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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January 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – Poynter, CPJ, and L’Express (French) cover beatings of RFE/RL Ukrainian Service journalists. – Government Executive reports that the Broadcasting Board of Governors has reshuffled its management team. – “This Azerbaijani investigative journalist surrenders her privacy and safety in order to speak truth to power. What have you Read more »

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