Outlets Archives: Moscow Times

August 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – Poynter notes that Zaid Benjamin of Radio Sawa briefly got his account suspended after tweeting about the video of James Foley’s death. Citations of BBG Networks – Now that Moscow is shutting down McDonalds, CBS cites VOA piece on the 14 years of negotiations that Read more »

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August 5, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio Taiwan International interviews Radio Free Asia’s Shiny Li regarding the network’s investigative reporting on food safety problems in China. – Washington Times discusses the role of the Secretary of State within the BBG. – Radio World reports on the BBG’s recently released report on the Read more »

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July 29, 2014

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About Our Networks – The New York Times and VOA report on the House passage of legislation to reform international broadcasting. – What fonts tell us about the global economics of the internet - Quartz mentions VOA Persian as an example of a media outlet responding to the need for better font design. Read more »

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July 28, 2014

Zhaohui Rui (left) and Huaguang Zhao join VOA Mandarin reporter Xin Chen on the set of "Pro and Con" on May 30, 2014.

About Our Networks – Time publishes a piece by BBG Chairman Jeff Shell on U.S. international media, and the importance of objective and uncensored journalism. – “…to reach large populations it is necessary to use whatever media platforms are prevalent in a given region. This is what 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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July 1, 2014

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About Our Broadcasters The Association for International Broadcasting on the launch of Radio Sawa’s mobile app engaging Arab youth. The Columbia Journalism Review explores potential reform at VOA. Newsroom America includes the BBG in a list of agencies engaged in citizen diplomacy through virtual internships. 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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June 2, 2014

Zhaohui Rui (left) and Huaguang Zhao join VOA Mandarin reporter Xin Chen on the set of "Pro and Con" on May 30, 2014.

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders mentions RFE/RL Kazakh Service journalist arrested while covering opposition meeting. – Swag, twerk, wakey wakey. VOA’s Jessica Beinecke is profiled by the Wall Street Journal. – Morocco World News profiles Driss Sekkat, producer of Alhurra TV’s award-winning show Street Pulse. – HRW mentions Read more »

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April 29, 2014

Surrounded by reporters, former Ukrainian prime minister and presidential hopeful Yulia Tymoshenko speaks to journalists after her press conference in Donetsk, Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014. Tymoshenko arrived Friday in Donetsk in a bid to defuse the tensions and hear "the demands of Ukrainians who live in Donetsk." (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders piece on judicial persecution of Bahraini news providers recalls how freelance photographer for VOA was arrested in 2013. – Billboard names VOA distributed show as great music initiative. Citations of BBG Networks – BBC cites RFE/RL Uzbek Service on broadcast towers Read more »

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April 11, 2014

A protester demonstrates against censorship of the Internet near the State Duma in Moscow.

About Our Networks – Washington Post and Moscow Times report on the Russian government cutting off Voice of America radio transmissions in Moscow. – U.S. international media “are an integral part of promoting American values, especially our love of free speech, to those who are deprived such freedom.” – RTVi Read more »

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