Outlets Archives: International Business Times

June 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – Voice of America partners with the University of Texas on intercultural dialogue between student leaders in Austin and Afghanistan. – NextGov mentions BBG as one of several agencies that have participated in the Virtual Student Foreign Service program. – George Woodward passed away. – El Nuevo Herald (South Read more »

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June 23, 2014

VOA reporter Daniel Schearf and video journalist Arash Arabasadi (with fixer Anna Pyatetska) interview Ukrainian man. Kyiv, Ukraine, March 25, 2014.

About Our Networks – Gulf News mentions “crackdown” on RFE/RL in Azerbaijan. – The Sacramento Bee discusses the impact of international broadcasting. – Technical error in Cuba briefly lets Cubans freely access Radio/TV Marti and other blocked websites. – The Miami Herald (Spanish-language) reports on the operations of Radio/TV Read more »

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June 9, 2014

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About Our Networks – Washington Post publishes editorial about possible reforms to U.S. international media – New York Times  story on US plan to launch Nigerian TV station Related article in International Business Times – Broadcasting & Cable notes BBG’s audiences in Ukraine have doubled Read more »

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June 5, 2014

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About Our Networks – Ukrainians watch the same TV and still don’t agree. New York Daily News covers the BBG’s research briefing on Ukraine. – Bloomberg Businessweek discusses Russia’s global media empire and distortion of news, mentions how the budget for U.S. international media is significantly smaller. Read more »

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June 4, 2014

VOA reporter Daniel Schearf and video journalist Arash Arabasadi (with fixer Anna Pyatetska) interview Ukrainian man. Kyiv, Ukraine, March 25, 2014.

About Our Networks – New York Times and Wall Street Journal note that Voice of America was a critical source for news about China and Tiananmen Square. – RFE/RL’s Nenad Pejic and VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze participated in a panel on international broadcasting and countering Russian propaganda. (also analyzed by the Public Read more »

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May 27, 2014

Reporter standing under with tent like cover with U.S. Capitol in the background

About Our Networks – New York Times editorial about possible reforms to U.S. international media. – NPR recalls how VOA and Radio Liberty were a window to freedom during the Cold War. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR, Forbes, Reason cite RFE/RL reporting on Ukraine. – Wall Street Journal cites Radio Free Read more »

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May 12, 2014

Split screen of two VOA shows in which the presidents of Haiti and Albania appeared

About Our Networks – Washington Post piece on Putin exerting power recalls how Russia stopped broadcasts by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. – Vice article on the value of drone journalism mentions Voice of America. – China Digital Times recalls the importance of VOA during the 1989 democracy movement in China. – Read more »

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May 9, 2014

Russian TV journalists reporting from an administration building are surrounded by policemen in Donetsk, Ukraine. Photo by Mark Krutov/ RFE/RL — in Donetsk, Ukraine.

About Our Networks – “The punishment for listening to an American broadcast was death by beheading.” Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters cites RFA reporting on construction of a waste incinerator in Hangzhou. – “I just asked women to send selfies of their private moments of freedom.” Vocativ includes Read more »

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May 7, 2014

About Our Networks – As press freedom in Iraq declines, Reporters Without Borders notes that Alhurra TV crew was prevented from covering a protest in Karbala. – Vietnamese blog Ba Sam advises readers on how to read articles on blocked websites like Radio Free Asia and Voice of America. Read more »

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April 29, 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 – Reporters Without Borders piece on judicial persecution of Bahraini news providers recalls how freelance photographer for VOA was arrested in 2013. – Billboard names VOA distributed show as great music initiative. Citations of BBG Networks – BBC cites RFE/RL Uzbek Service on broadcast towers Read more »

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