Outlets Archives: Huffington Post

January 27, 2015

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About Our Networks – Huffington Post mentions RFA Uyghur journalist, Shohret Hoshur, whose brothers were imprisoned in China as a result of his work. – Alhurra’s Driss Sekkat interviewed about producing new show, Our Neighbourhood, which focuses on life in Cairo. Also covered by Alwatan, Tazbeet, and Akhbarak (Egyptian press). – Ambassador Robert King Read more »

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January 13, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post piece about major DC metro malfunction yesterday includes the experiences of VOA’s Saleh Damiger and Sirwan Kajjo. – “I just loved English! I had a teacher from New Zealand that made English come alive for me and I perfected my English by Read more »

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January 7, 2015

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL raid included in Huffington Post’s “Ten Days in the Life of Ilham Aliyev, President of Absurdistan” – Radio World reports on raid of RFE/RL offices in Baku. – CBC mentions VOA’s use of Psiphon to give people access to blocked reporting. – The Guardian Read more »

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December 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – CPJ recalls that Alhurra’s Bashar Fahmi remains missing in Syria. – Congressman Brad Sherman asks to double funding for VOA and Radio Free Asia broadcasting to North Korea, asks for screening of The Interview at the Capitol. Cited by The Hill, NewsMax. – Christian Science Monitor suggests Read more »

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December 2, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters, The Telegraph, USA Today use VOA reporting in story on possibility of North Korea hacking Sony Pictures Entertainment over new James Franco movie. – Huffington Post cites VOA report on circumcision norms in South Africa – Sputnik and China Digital Times quote VOA reports on Hong Kong protests. – Read more »

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November 25, 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 – Speaker of the Polish Parliament, Radek Sikorski, comments on role of RFE/RL during the Cold War in the Huffington Post. Citations of BBG Networks – Huffington Post cites VOA report about preventable deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo. – CNN uses RFE/RL reporting on battling Read more »

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November 17, 2014

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About Our Networks – Jeff Gedmin recalls 1977 violence toward Monica Lovinescu, Romanian journalist for RFE/RL. Citations of BBG Networks – Daily Times and The Nation use VOA interview with ISPR Director General Bajwa on hundreds of terrorists eliminated in North Waziristan. – Qantara cites RFA research on protests and deaths Read more »

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November 14, 2014

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About Our Networks – FOX News compares Russia’s international media budget to that of VOA, and notes that the launch of Sputnik media network “harkens back to the darkest days of U.S.-Soviet relations.” – USA Today column on Sputnik notes that Russia is “clearly modeling it on Read more »

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November 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – “The Berlin Wall had fallen. The news snuck into our Ukrainian apartment late at night, borne aloft forbidden airwaves beamed into the country by Voice of America and Radio Free Europe.” – UZnews profiles new VOA and RFE/RL television show Current Time. – Government Read more »

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November 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – “Fueled by the BBC, the Voice of America, and rock ‘n’ roll, the revolutions of 1989 freed much of Eastern Europe.” Citations of BBG Networks – Vice cites VOA’s Ukrainian service reporting on the men who “monitored” Ukraine’s rebel elections. – The Read more »

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