Outlets Archives: Korea Times

October 16, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – Amnesty International: RFE/RL reporter Khadija Ismayilova faces harassment. – Irish Times mentions VOA and RFE/RL’s new show, which is aimed at countering Russia’s reckless media campaign. (More information here.) Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post quotes VOA Persian’s interview with Wendy Sherman on Iran sanctions. – Read more »

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October 3, 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 – New Eastern Europe publishes retrospective on Jan Nowak-Jeziorański, long-time chief of RFE/RL’s Polish section. – VOA, RFE/RL, Alhurra, Radio Sawa make the shortlist for this year’s AIB awards. – “My father was addicted to the news,” Marina Silva recalls how her father would listen Read more »

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September 16, 2014

7 Khaled Cairo photos

Citations of BBG Networks – Vox cites VOA reporting on why the U.S. opposes paying ransoms for kidnapped Americans. – Daily Beast cites RFE/RL reporting on anti-gay acts in Kazakhstan. – Yonhap cites VOA on Matthew Todd Miller trial in North Korea. – Washington Examiner picks up RFE/RL infographic on foreign fighters in Read more »

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September 11, 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 – “On 1 September, the home of Al-Hurra TV correspondent Maitham Al-Chibani in the city of Al-Diwaniya, south of Baghdad, was targeted for attack by unknown armed men.” – Reporters Without Borders – Alhurra reporter Zeyad Nihad Al-Zubaidi quoted by Huffington Post on the Read more »

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August 8, 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 – AllAfrica reports that Sudanese journalist - who works for VOA among other news outlets – was forced into hiding. – Greek Reporter comments on the upcoming closure of VOA’s Greek Service. – USC blog on a CCLP panel on international broadcasting to Africa. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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August 4, 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)

Citations of BBG Networks – Vice quotes RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore on Russian involvement in Ukraine conflict. – AP piece on how China controls its media cites RFA reporting on violence in Xinjiang. – The Korea Times cites VOA reporting on pro wrestling extravaganza in North Korea. – Washington Times cites VOA Read more »

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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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