Outlets Archives: Los Angeles Times

July 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – Fox News opinion urges expanding RFE/RL “outreach and intensity.” – Newsmax discusses possible U.S. international media reform. – “That’s what we did through all kinds of media, you know, the Voice of America is the most obvious example, but also the constant outreach that 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 3, 2014

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About Our Networks – Los Angeles Times publishes op-ed by VOA senior correspondent Al Pessin on the bill to reform U.S. international media. – Asking the right questions about U.S. international broadcasting. – Post TV interview with RFA’s Executive Editor Dan Southerland. – NTD TV notes a resolution in Read more »

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May 16, 2014

RFE/RL correspondent Andriy Dubchak reporting live in Kyiv, Dec 2013

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders criticizes proposal to make U.S. international media a propaganda tool, urges broadcasters to remain objective and independent. – Freedom House on separatists disrupting broadcasts of RFE/RL and VOA Ukrainian. – Channels TV and VOA sign a news partnership. – Roll Call points out Read more »

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May 8, 2014

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About Our Networks – ABC mentions how Putin is “essentially kicking the U.S. government-funded Voice of Americabroadcasts out of Russia.” – Deutsche Welle mentions BBG programming surge to Ukraine. – New York Times reports on the death of Kenneth Tomlinson, former chairman of the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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May 1, 2014

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About Our Networks – “People in the Soviet Bloc that listened to it on Willis Conover’s [Voice of America radio] show - I think it did represent [freedom] to them, and I think it represented something different from the stifling existence in which they lived.” Citations of Read more »

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April 24, 2014

About Our Networks – This evening in DC: A discussion focusing on efforts by the USIA, the Voice of America and the State Department to use jazz as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War. Citations of BBG Networks – NBC, Washington Post, CNN, AP, Los Angeles Times, ABC, New York Magazine and many other Read more »

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April 14, 2014

First RFE studio

About Our Networks – Bloomberg, Interfax, Fox News, Los Angeles Times discuss Russia cutting off VOA broadcasts. – USA Today interviews Russian journalists Ivan Beliaev and Ildar Gabidullin – both affiliated with RFE/RL – regarding media repression in Ukraine. – “So let Russian President Vladimir Putin play his childish Cold War Read more »

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March 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – “Sources are less willing to go on the record [now], fearing they could face consequences,” Planet Ivy interviews Radio Free Asia’s Shiny Li on the media environment in Hong Kong. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Telegraph, and other Read more »

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January 21, 2014

Two RFERL Ukrainian journalists were beaten while covering the protests. In this side by side, their bruises and injuries are apparent.

About Our Networks – Detention and brutal beating of two RFE/RL Ukrainian Service journalists covered by Washington Post; Mashable; Interfax; RIA Novosti; AFP. A statement from the BBG & RFE/RL. – In editorial, Washington Post urges visa for David Satter. – Radio Prague interviews RFE/RL President Kevin Klose (Part 1 of 3) – The Guardian, Read more »

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