Outlets Archives: Huffington Post

May 27, 2015

Current Time, a joint news program between VOA and RFE/RL serves as a counter to Russian propaganda.

About Our Networks – Radio Sawa app selected as a finalist in the 2015 Appy Awards for “Radio/Audio Apps” Citations of BBG Networks – Huffington Post piece about Bangladeshi migrants cites VOA reporting. – Aleteia cites RFA reporting on Chinese Communist Party crackdown on religion. – Independent cites RFE/RL report Read more »

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April 30, 2015

Mumin Shakirov was part of RFE/RL's team that provided live streaming coverage of the Moscow march honoring slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

About Our Networks – Radio World reports on yesterday’s BBG Board meeting. – Diplomat, on crackdown on media in Central Asia, says RFE/RL Turkmen and Uzbek services have been targets. – Moscow Times reports that Russia’s media offensive is seen as a threat by the West, mentions BBG’s Read more »

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March 13, 2015

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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 10, 2015

Visiting Arts Envoy and radio host Heather Maxwell from

VOA’s Music Time in Africa talks with students in Cameroon.

About Our Networks – “In the Africa of the late 1970s and the 1980s, the main source of free jazz music was Voice of America (VOA).” – Veto Gate (Egyptian news site) reported on Alhurra filming new episode of Our Neighborhood about female soccer player Amani Rashad, focusing on Read more »

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February 26, 2015

RFA Hoshur

About Our Networks – New York Times reports on how Radio Free Asia is the only news outlet in China covering deadly attacks in Xinjiang, notes Chinese persecution of RFA reporter’s family. – Q&A on reporting in Yemen notes Alhurra photographer who was beaten, and his camera smashed. – Read more »

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February 13, 2015

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks – Columbia Journalism Review notes that VOA will be closing its Jerusalem bureau, with Cairo becoming the new regional hub. – RFE/RL use of Visme mentioned in Huffington Post. Citations of BBG Networks – Telegraph and Euronews use RFE/RL Ukrainian Service video of parliament fight. – The Guardian cites 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 27, 2015

(AP Photo/Ahmad Massoud)

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

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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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