Outlets Archives: Mashable

October 27, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – WUSA9 interviews VOA’s Carol Guensburg about reporting on Ebola in Guinea. – All Access Music Group reports that VOA is now available on ZenoRadio. – Federal News Radio notes that, according to the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results, DHS fell below BBG on the Read more »

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August 20, 2014

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

About Our Networks – Video appears to show beheading of American journalist James Foley. Washington Post, USA Today, The Telegraph, Foreign Policy, The Wire, Mashable report that Radio Sawa reporter Zaid Benjamin was the first to break the news that the video was online, note that twitter briefly suspended Benjamin’s account following Read more »

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July 25, 2014

About Our Networks – International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran reports that signal jamming - including of VOA and Radio Farda – caused a lack of public safety information and was partially responsible for fatalities following June 12, 2014 sandstorm. – The Guardian reprints a profile Read more »

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May 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari interviewed on PRI and quoted by BBC and Guardian and on arrest of “happy” Iranians. Citations of BBG Networks – Thailand ceased all non-military broadcasting on the country’s television networks. Mashable uses reporting from VOA’s Steve Herman. – New York Times cites Radio Free Asia reporting Read more »

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March 11, 2014

VOA's Al Pessin at the Syrian border with Lebanon

About Our Networks  – CPJ notes that photos from photojournalist killed in Syria had been used by RFE/RL. – Journalism.co.uk gives an update on Relay, the liveblogging tool developed by the Broadcasting Board of Governors’ (BBG) Office of Digital Design & Innovation (ODDI). Citations of BBG Networks – The Read more »

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March 10, 2014

Karen Caballero, Alfredo Jacomino

About Our Networks – In response to Russian media propaganda, Anne Applebaum suggests increased funding for RFE/RL in The Telegraph. – Cuba allowing some smartphone access but Miami Herald notes that the country is still blocking Radio/TV Marti. Citations of BBG Networks – RFE/RL reporting on Ukraine cited Read more »

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March 4, 2014

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About Our Networks – techPresident lists Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Voice of America as sources for breaking news, live blogs and analysis out of Ukraine. – VOA’s Steve Herman finalist for the Shorty Award for social media’s best journalist. – AP and Mashable note RFE/RL involvement in Yanukovych document project. Read more »

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February 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – CPJ releases statement condemning harassment of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. Index on Censorship has background on the latest incident. – VOA journalist Tapdig Farhadoglu beaten in Azerbaijan. – NBC interviews VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze about Ukraine, journalism, and her personal history. – WKYC profiles Radio/TV Marti and its role in broadcasting uncensored news 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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