Outlets Archives: International Business Times

November 21, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – WKMS profiles VOA’s Rachel Jones. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters quotes VOA interview of Myanmar President Thein Sein in which he claims that oppression against the Rohingya is a media fabrication. – The Nation quotes RFA interview with Uyghur refugee. – International Business Times Read more »

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November 14, 2014

Games-Mature Storytelling

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 7, 2014

SD_TrainingMalawi

About Our Networks – AP piece on the media environment in Myanmar mentions Nay Phone Latt, a Burmese blogger who also has a weekly program on Radio Free Asia. – Radio World covers BBG’s transition to an open office space on the fourth floor of the Cohen Building. – Read more »

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October 29, 2014

Photo courtesy: U.S. Embassy Macedonia

About Our Networks – Nile Basin Initiative newsletter outlines a journalist training conducted by VOA and the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks – Al Monitor cites RFE/RL blog on Moscow and Tehran opposition to Turkey’s idea for a buffer zone in Syria. – AllAfrica cites VOA Hausa reporting on negotiations between Read more »

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October 24, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites RFA report that a Tibetan religious leader was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison. – Vice quotes RFE/RL’s blog post about the possibility of ISIL ideology spreading to Russia. – Los Angeles Times quotes 2006 RFA interview with Chinese activist Read more »

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October 21, 2014

screengrab from interview with Senator Cardin

Citations of BBG Networks – Bloomberg uses VOA reporting on Mozambique election results. – The Hill cites VOA on Putin referring to eastern Ukraine as “Novorossiya.” – Syria Direct cites Alhurra report on ISIL advancing toward Kobani. – Radio Tamazuj cites VOA reporting on press freedom in South Read more »

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October 2, 2014

SD_TrainingMalawi

About Our Networks – Business Insider profiles RFE/RL’s role reporting in Ukraine. – RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova threatened with arrest in Azerbaijan. – NTDTV mentions RFA in piece about Hong Kong coverage around the world. – “Through Voice of America and Radio Free Europe, rock music penetrated the Iron Curtain with messages Read more »

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September 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio World publishes op-ed by BBG Governor Matt Armstrong on shortwave radio and audience usage trends. – Piece about Azerbaijan’s lobbying efforts mentions a campaign of op-eds attacking RFE/RL. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Review of Books cites RFA on Uyghur secret trials, notes Read more »

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August 27, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – International Business Times quotes VOA report on Cameroon’s efforts to fight Boko Haram. – Gawker quotes RFE/RL story about American volunteer in Ukraine. – Sudan Tribune cites VOA interview with South Sudanese army spokesperson regarding shot down helicopter. – The Diplomat cites RFA reporting Read more »

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