Outlets Archives: Los Angeles Times

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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January 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – Congratulations to journalists within our networks who report on Asia. Asia Radio Today does a rundown of awards they received in 2013. – Washington Post mentions RFE/RL being taken off AM in list of “highs and lows” in U.S.-Russia relationship. Citations Read more »

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