Outlets Archives: Korea Times

March 25, 2015

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About Our Networks – Radio and TV Marti­, U.S. Broadcasters to Cuba, Emerge From Cold War Past Facing Uneasy Future, New York Times. – Global Voices interviews RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari, “English-Language journalism’s ‘bridge’ to Iran.” – What Women Want magazine profiles Yasmine Shaaban, one of the cast members on Read more »

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March 4, 2015

RFA Tibetan TV

About Our Networks – Human Right Watch recounts Azerbaijan’s crackdown on independent voices, including the jailing of Khadija Ismayilova and sealing of RFE/RL’s Baku bureau. – Washington Post, New York Times, and Variety report on rumor that BBG CEO Andy Lack will depart for NBC. – Alhurra and Radio Sawa 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 20, 2015

RFA Tibetan TV

About Our Networks – Radio World reports that the BBG welcomed CEO Andy Lack at February meeting. – James Glassman’s Politico op-ed on countering extremism alludes to VOA and RFE/RL. – Content + Technology and Democracy Digest report that Radio Free Asia’s Tibetan Service today launched its first satellite television broadcast. – Reuters and Deutsche Welle both Read more »

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January 26, 2015

VOA in Russia

About Our Networks – Alhurra TV’s new show Our Neighbourhood profiled in Daily News Egypt. – Quartz reports on RT displeasure with comment by BBG CEO Andrew Lack. – “In the early ’90s, we lived overseas. And my mother bought us a huge AM/FM shortwave radio from SkyMall so we Read more »

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January 15, 2015

A Pakistani viewer looks at a television screen flashing suspension notice of GEO News channel in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, June 6, 2014. Pakistan's media regulatory agency on Friday suspended the operating license of the country's leading news channel for two weeks after a spat between the broadcaster and the country's powerful military. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

About Our Networks – Gallup article on Afghans’ life ratings previews the BBG’s research briefing on media use in Afghanistan. – Visitor to VOA learns about the Paris shooting from TV monitors in Cohen Building lobby. Citations of BBG Networks – Daily Show cites RFE/RL Read more »

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December 30, 2014

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About Our Networks – Daily Signal, New York Times, All Access Music Group, UPI and many other outlets report on raid on RFE/RL Baku bureau and harassment of journalists. – “On the way, they listened to one of the family’s favorite music stations, Radio Sawa, which plays Arabic and English-language Read more »

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December 8, 2014

Khadija Ismayilova

About our Networks – Friday’s detention of Khadija Ismayilova covered in  New York Times,  USA Today, Foreign Policy, AP, France 24,  CPJ, Amnesty and others – Radioandmusic.com report on VOA-BBC collaboration to fight the spread of Ebola. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites RFA interview with Chinese petitioner about suicide attempt in protest of alleged Read more »

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December 1, 2014

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About Our Networks – Former VOA Director Richard Carlson writes about having lunch with Marion Barry in the VOA cafeteria. – RFE/RL Azerbaijani Service reporter briefly detained and questioned by police . – RFA Khmer Service reporter accused of conspiracy by Cambodian government. – 26 years ago the Soviet Union stopped jamming Read more »

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November 28, 2014

VOA in Russia

About Our Networks – Pashto music legend and music producer for VOA’s Radio Deewa, Sardar Ali Takkar will perform at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. – Washington Post writes that Alhurra’s footage is the only public video evidence of the death of Miriam Carey, driver in 2013 car chase Read more »

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