Outlets Archives: miami herald

June 24, 2014

SD-Jun20MeetingPOST

About Our Networks – Voice of America partners with the University of Texas on intercultural dialogue between student leaders in Austin and Afghanistan. – NextGov mentions BBG as one of several agencies that have participated in the Virtual Student Foreign Service program. – George Woodward passed away. – El Nuevo Herald (South Read more »

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June 23, 2014

VOA reporter Daniel Schearf and video journalist Arash Arabasadi (with fixer Anna Pyatetska) interview Ukrainian man. Kyiv, Ukraine, March 25, 2014.

About Our Networks – Gulf News mentions “crackdown” on RFE/RL in Azerbaijan. – The Sacramento Bee discusses the impact of international broadcasting. – Technical error in Cuba briefly lets Cubans freely access Radio/TV Marti and other blocked websites. – The Miami Herald (Spanish-language) reports on the operations of Radio/TV Read more »

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June 9, 2014

Maitham Alshebany

About Our Networks – Washington Post publishes editorial about possible reforms to U.S. international media – New York Times  story on US plan to launch Nigerian TV station Related article in International Business Times – Broadcasting & Cable notes BBG’s audiences in Ukraine have doubled Read more »

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June 6, 2014

NBAonMarticropped

About Our Networks – Government Executive highlights VOA coverage of Tiananmen Square anniversary. – Wall Street Journal publishes op-ed by former VOA Director Robert R. Reilly on the bill to reform U.S. international media. – Gallup poll shows wide political split in Ukraine.  The Journal of Read more »

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May 21, 2014

Alhurra's Street Pulse

About Our Networks – New York Times discusses the “intense debate” regarding proposed U.S. international media restructuring. – RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari named as Guardian “ten people to follow” on Iran and quoted in the New York Times on Iranians detained for making “Happy” video. – The Miami Read more »

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April 21, 2014

AP Images

About Our Networks – David Burke, first chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, has died. – New York Times references Radio Free Asia’s work in internet anti-censorship. – Express Tribune piece on the dangers of reporting in Pakistan mentions Mukarram Khan Atif, VOA reported killed in 2012. Read more »

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April 8, 2014

Radio and TV Marti

About Our Networks – VOA Director David Ensor joins other international media in call for increased safety and protection of journalists. – The trial of the shooter of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohammed Bidaiwi has started. – Radio/TV Marti and Cuban social media. – Code audits of Open Technology Fund’s Cryptocat. Citations of Read more »

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April 4, 2014

Kim Jong Un

About Our Networks The reported USAID “Cuban Twitter” – Miami Herald, Slate highlights differences and the Martís approach   Citations of BBG Networks The Algemeiner cites VOA interview with Secretary of State John Kerry Asian Correspondent cites VOA report on Burma’s logging ban Malawi invites 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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