Outlets Archives: NPR

August 28, 2014

New VOA and RBC co-production, Cold War?

About Our Networks – Wall Street Journal, in an article about Intelsat and Eutelsat getting waivers to broadcast Iranian programming, notes that many Iranians are about to view VOA Persian via satellite for a rare outside source of information. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post publishes 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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August 18, 2014

Headshot of a reporter holding a camera

About Our Networks – AFP reports that Iraqi officer who killed Radio Free Iraq bureau chief is jailed for life. – Hollywood Reporter reports on the idea of a BBG-funded satellite network to Russia. – Radio World and Epoch Times regarding the BBG’s use of shortwave. – NBC interviews Voice of Read more »

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June 26, 2014

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About Our Networks – The Daily Signal acknowledges BBG’s work to counter government censorship. Citations of BBG Networks – Philadelphia Inquirer mentions VOA interview with Mohamed Soltan, who was arrested documenting the Egyptian military’s undemocratic crackdown. – NPR News uses VOA photo of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who 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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May 27, 2014

Reporter standing under with tent like cover with U.S. Capitol in the background

About Our Networks – New York Times editorial about possible reforms to U.S. international media. – NPR recalls how VOA and Radio Liberty were a window to freedom during the Cold War. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR, Forbes, Reason cite RFE/RL reporting on Ukraine. – Wall Street Journal cites Radio Free 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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May 20, 2014

Reporter standing under with tent like cover with U.S. Capitol in the background

About Our Networks – The Hill on U.S. international media. – On RFE/RL’s use of interactive maps for reporting on Russia. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR quotes VOA report in article on South Korean plan to dismantle coast guard. – RFE/RL’s Carl Schreck cited in New Republic on Russian Read more »

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May 19, 2014

man wearing VOA cap holds up an ipad

About Our Networks – Asia Radio Today notes that VOA, Radio Free Asia, and Radio Sawa are among the finalists in the New York Festivals. – Congressman Ed Royce on U.S. international media. – Senior VOA Foreign Correspondent Al Pessin on U.S. international media. (alternate link) – Al Monitor mentions VOA 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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