Outlets Archives: Guardian

June 4, 2015

two men at a table, facing each other, talking and smiling

About Our Networks – Bloomberg article “U.S. Creates Russia Sanctions Loophole to Counter Kremlin Spin”  mentions the BBG’s Russian-language news programming – Council on Foreign Relations piece on next steps in U.S.-Vietnam relations mentions the Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2015 bill authored by Rep. Christopher Read more »

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May 22, 2015


About Our Networks – New York Times and VOA report on the passing of a House bill to reform U.S.-funded media – Feedback: Cubans Do Listen Do Radio Marti – Iraqi American photographer mentions being interviewed by Alhurra in a feature by Arab American News about overcoming his obstacles as a Read more »

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May 18, 2015

TV Marti reporter Karen Caballero talking to reporters after being ejected from press conference by Cuban officials.

About Our Networks – Yonhap reports on new U.S. bill that calls for reforming U.S. international media. – The Hill publishes commentary on the need for effective reform of U.S. international media. – “The Voice of America is, literally and figuratively, as essential today as when Cold War presidents Read more »

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May 7, 2015


About Our Networks – NHK report on U.S. international media. (2015 translation of May 2014 report) – BBG Interim CEO and Director Andre Mendes discusses press freedom in São Tomé and Príncipe (in Portugese: video 1, video 2). –DigitalGov interviews BBG’s Will Sullivan on mobile app development. Citations of Read more »

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April 28, 2015

The news team of OCB's Antena Live report on the historic shift in U.S-Cuba relations on December 17, 2014.

About Our Networks – BBC runs amazing RFE/RL Ukrainian Service video of a fox making a sandwich (1.9 million views on Facebook). – Last day in Saigon. UPI quotes RFA’s Dan Southerland on the last day of the Vietnam War. – In obituary, Washington Post mentions Wladyslaw Bartoszewski‘s writing Read more »

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April 27, 2015

RFA Tibetan TV

About Our Networks – Guardian piece discusses push by some members of Congress to make VOA “play a more overtly propagandist role.” – Turkmenistan’s “war on satellite dishes” causes some residents to lose access to RFE/RL’s Radio Azatlyk. – Vanity Fair piece about Richard Engel kidnapping scandal quotes VOA’s Read more »

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April 2, 2015


About Our Networks – Bloomberg reports on VOA and RFE/RL program Current Time, notes that U.S. budget for Russian-language broadcasting is much less than Russia’s media budget. – The Hill is concerned about America losing the “information war” but encouraged by Current Time, the new RFE/RL and VOA Read more »

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March 5, 2015

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks – New York Times, CNN, and other outlets report that Andrew Lack is leaving his position as CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. – Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland supports boosting VOA and RFE/RL in eastern Europe and Russia. – “He first heard Charlie Parker Read more »

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February 24, 2015


Citations of BBG Networks – Guardian publishes — and Daily Mail cites — RFE/RL reporting on the Starbucks posters that outraged Armenians. – Novinite cites VOA report that Bulgaria is key battleground in US-Russia energy war. (Also cited across Bulgarian press) – The Telegraph cites RFA reporting in piece about 82-year-old writer Read more »

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February 18, 2015


About Our Networks – BBC on Azerbaijan detentions, including Khadija Ismaylova. – RFE/RL mentioned in Washington Post piece about countering extremism. – Washington Post notes that VOA reporter Michael Lipin is one of the founders of Dupont Circle snowball fight tradition. Citations of BBG Networks – UPI, Fox News, Vice cite VOA reporting on new Read more »

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