Outlets Archives: Guardian

July 25, 2014

About Our Networks – International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran reports that signal jamming - including of VOA and Radio Farda – caused a lack of public safety information and was partially responsible for fatalities following June 12, 2014 sandstorm. – The Guardian reprints a profile Read more »

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July 22, 2014

About Our Networks – “Nearly every major country has a thriving state-sponsored media.” – Time mentions the BBG in an article about RT’s agitprop. Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian and Russia Beyond the Headlines cite RFE/RL piece on Russian media reaction to MH17 crash. – AllAfrica cites VOA Read more »

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July 18, 2014

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About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders and Poynter report on Alhurra correspondent Maithem al-Shibani, who was injured while reporting in Iraq. – “As the news began to filter through on September 1, 1983, I glued my ear to the chunky, German shortwave radio I’d brought with me, switching Read more »

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July 17, 2014

Alhurra correspondent Yehia Qassem was reporting from Sderot, Israel, when rockets landed behind him

About Our Networks – “Two journalists on assignment for the U.S.-funded Arabic TV station Al-Hurra Iraq were injured on Sunday while covering clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State fighters in the district of Jurf al-Sakhar in Babil province.” – In report about the Egyptian media Read more »

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June 26, 2014

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About Our Networks – The Daily Signal acknowledges BBG’s work to counter government censorship. Citations of BBG Networks – Philadelphia Inquirer mentions VOA interview with Mohamed Soltan, who was arrested documenting the Egyptian military’s undemocratic crackdown. – NPR News uses VOA photo of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who Read more »

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June 18, 2014

Surrounded by reporters, former Ukrainian prime minister and presidential hopeful Yulia Tymoshenko speaks to journalists after her press conference in Donetsk, Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014. Tymoshenko arrived Friday in Donetsk in a bid to defuse the tensions and hear "the demands of Ukrainians who live in Donetsk." (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

About Our Networks – “I had three “enemy voices” in Russian to choose from: the Voice of America, the BBC, and the German Wave. (Radio Liberty, deemed the most perniciously and openly anti-Soviet by the Soviet counterpropaganda officials, was unintelligible everywhere in Leningrad.)” – New Yorker Read more »

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June 17, 2014

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About Our Networks – The Guardian notes that VOA was the target of cyber attacks. – The Minneapolis Star Tribune recalls how a Coast Guard ship broadcast VOA programs from 1952-1964. – Politico notes that Senate and House subcommittees will mark up FY15 appropriations bills, including some concerning VOA Read more »

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May 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – Bloomberg Businessweek on learning English using VOA broadcasts during the Cultural Revolution in China. – VOA and BBC broadcasting, pop song by Australian singer-songwriter Gotye used as “evidence” in trial of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt. – Richard Grenell calls for surge in funding for 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 19, 2014

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About Our Networks – Asia Radio Today notes that VOA, Radio Free Asia, and Radio Sawa are among the finalists in the New York Festivals. – Congressman Ed Royce on U.S. international media. – Senior VOA Foreign Correspondent Al Pessin on U.S. international media. (alternate link) – Al Monitor mentions VOA Read more »

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