Outlets Archives: Los Angeles Times

May 13, 2015

Woman in radio studio.

About Our Networks – Index on Censorship and VOA report that Khadija Ismayilova’s court hearing has been postponed indefinitely. – Foreign Policy piece about using truth to fight Russian propaganda mentions VOA. – “This radio I’m holding is absolutely essential. It’s about 20 years old. The letters are worn off the Read more »

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March 24, 2015

Female host stands in front of live studio audience

About Our Networks – What It’s Like to Cover the Tsarnaev Trial for a Russian Audience - the Boston Globe profiles VOA’s Fatima Tlisova’s reporting. Citations of BBG Networks – Newsweek cites RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore and his “influential” Power Vertical blog on Nemtsov murder. – Los Angeles Times cites Read more »

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March 13, 2015

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About Our Networks – Translation of Feng Zhenghu’s account of living in Tokyo’s Narita Airport for 92 days mentions visit by RFA reporter. Citations of BBG Networks – Islamic State announces expansion into Sub-Saharan Africa with the acceptance of a Boko Haram loyalty pledge. Los Angeles Times cites VOA’s Read more »

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March 2, 2015

Juan Juan Aleida and Lizandra Diaz Blanco host 1800 Online

About Our Networks – Washington Post editorial highlights Azerbaijan’s pressure on RFE/RL. – Los Angeles Times piece recalls the smuggling of 500 radios into Cuba so that dissidents couldlisten to Radio Marti. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites VOA reporting on U.S. plan Read more »

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February 6, 2015

Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors meet in Miami at the headquarters of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders on RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova beginning third month in prison. – Then a man who had been listening to Radio Free Asia spoke up. “Brother, did you hear about Vietnam abolishing its ban on gay marriage?” – Bryn Mawr notes that Karen Kornbluh named Read more »

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December 29, 2014

VOA in Russia

About Our Networks – New York Times, Bloomberg, AP, Reuters, BBC and many other news outlets report on the raid of RFE/RL’s Radio Azadliq offices in Baku, Azerbaijan. – Newsweek reports that militant wanted in killing of VOA’s Mukarram Khan arrested in Charsadda. – Jolyon Naegele discusses working for VOA during the final years of communism Read more »

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December 19, 2014

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About Our Networks – Boston Globe, Washington Post, and Cato Institute mention Radio/TV Marti in the context of new Cuba policy. – RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore talks Russia on Monocle. (6:30) – RFE/RL Luke Johnson appears on the Bill Press Show. (1:39) – Radio World reports that Ambassador Karen Kornbluh will succeed Michael Meehan Read more »

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December 15, 2014

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About Our Networks – War on the Rocks publishes commentary by BBG Governor Matt Armstrong on the media environment in Russia. – Haaretz on detention of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova and what it may mean for Israel’s relations with Azerbaijan. – EurasiaNet notes that passages of Ukraine Freedom Support Act Read more »

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October 24, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites RFA report that a Tibetan religious leader was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison. – Vice quotes RFE/RL’s blog post about the possibility of ISIL ideology spreading to Russia. – Los Angeles Times quotes 2006 RFA interview with Chinese activist Read more »

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October 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – Heritage Foundation calls for the U.S. to increase the BBG’s capabilities to counter Russian propaganda. – Radio World notes BBG Director of Communications and External Affairs Lynne Weil’s upcoming move to USGLC. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters, Los Angeles Times, Denver Post, Deutsche Welle cite VOA reporting on Read more »

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