Outlets Archives: Korea Times

July 30, 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 – Government Executive, Radio World and Yonhap report on the House passage of legislation to reform international broadcasting. – Open Whisper Systems – a project partially funded by RFA’s Open Technology Fund – releases an app that allows encrypted calling for iPhones. Citations of BBG Networks – Korea Read more »

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July 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – “One of America’s greatest strengths is in letting truth speak for itself.” – The Hill opinion piece discusses international broadcasting legislation. – Look to the Stars and Pink News profile VOA documentary about how stigma interferes with AIDS treatment and prevention around the world. – “But Read more »

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July 22, 2014

About Our Networks – “Nearly every major country has a thriving state-sponsored media.” – Time mentions the BBG in an article about RT’s agitprop. Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian and Russia Beyond the Headlines cite RFE/RL piece on Russian media reaction to MH17 crash. – AllAfrica cites VOA Read more »

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July 10, 2014

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About Our Broadcasters – Asia Radio Today reminds readers of RFA’s AIB award last year. – Phnom Penh Post reports on fallout after a diplomat’s controversial comments in RFA interview. – Washington Examiner echoes OIG report on morale at OCB. Citations of BBG Networks – Read more »

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June 25, 2014

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About Our Networks – Setareh Derakhshesh, director of the VOA Persian Service, publishes an op-ed in the New York Times on internet freedom in Iran. – Politico mentions House and Senate discussions on Internet freedom initiatives. – Neo Club Press (Spanish news site) acknowledges Armando Anel, Radio Marti, Read more »

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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 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 28, 2014

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About Our Networks – Steve Forbes, former chair of the Board for International Broadcasting discusses Ken Tomlinson and the importance of U.S. international broadcasting in Forbes. – RFE/RL’s Natalya Sedletska discusses Ukraine on PRI’s The World. – Radio World on Susan McCue’s resignation from the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks – Read more »

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January 28, 2014

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About Our Networks – CPJ notes that RFE/RL is one of a small number of outlets reporting about people evicted from their homes in Sochi. – Part 2 of Radio Prague interview with RFE/RL President and CEO Kevin Klose. Citations of BBG Networks – Ukrainian protestor brutally beaten by Read more »

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January 17, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – North Korea may have enormous reserves of minerals and rare earths. Time quotes Voice of America interview with Korean studies researcher. – Wall Street Journal includes RFE/RL’s report on Iranian Intelligence Minister’s aversion to corruption allegations in its corruption roundup. – The Korea Read more »

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