Outlets Archives: International Business Times

March 17, 2015

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About Our Networks – “American-funded radio programming had played an outsize role in [Chen Guangcheng's] political education (Radio Free Asia “was a revelation”)” Citations of BBG Networks – Breitbart cites VOA reporting about increased executions in Iran. – Breitbart cites RFE/RL’s Under the Black Flag blog’s coverage Read more »

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March 16, 2015

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About Our Networks – “While I was growing up in Moscow during the 1970s and 1980s, our apartment entertained equally the sounds of Communist propaganda from the four-channel television in the living room and Voice of America whispering in the dark kitchen.” – Forbes piece on Read more »

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March 10, 2015

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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

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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 25, 2015

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About Our Networks – EurasiaNet outlines the newest developments in the Azerbaijani government’s targeting of RFE/RL and Khadija Ismayilova. – National Review reprints 1982 critique of U.S. international broadcasting by Alexander Solzhenitsyn. – RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore interviewed on Czech Television. Citations of BBG Networks – DVB quotes VOA’s Chinese service on Read more »

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February 12, 2015

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy mentions Khadija Ismayilova case in story of a dissident hiding in Swiss Embassy for months. Citations of BBG Networks – Bellingcat cites RFE/RL estimate of Western recruits to the Islamic State group. – WRTV Indianapolis cites VOA reporting on ships used to rescue migrants at Read more »

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February 10, 2015

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About Our Networks – The Daily Signal interviews Carlos García-Pérez in a profile on the past, present and future of Radio and TV Martí. – ABC Local 10 News interviews Carlos García-Pérez on new technologies and the future of Radio and TV Martí. – CNN mentions TV Martí Read more »

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February 3, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post piece explaining mixed feelings among Cuban dissidents toward new U.S. policy mentions VOA. – McClatchy profiles Chinese dissident who writes commentaries for RFA despite being on house arrest. – Ashorouk (Egyptian daily newspaper) interviewed Alhurra’s Director of Program Development, Driss Sekkat, on how the success Read more »

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January 28, 2015

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy mentions increase in funding for RFE/RL and VOA Russian-language broadcastingin piece on Victoria Nuland’s remarks about RT. – Pre-trial detention of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova covered by Reuters; Soros presses Azerbaijan to loosen crackdown. – In the Guardian, Murad Gassanly suggests a less hostile Read more »

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January 23, 2015

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About Our Networks – All Access Music Group reports that Andy Lack sworn in as CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites VOA reporting within piece on Iraqi Torah recently found in Jerusalem. – Vice cites RFE/RL report on police Read more »

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