Outlets Archives: Politico

October 8, 2014

A health worker volunteer marks a home with chalk to identify that it has been visited, as they distribute bars of soap and information about Ebola in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Source: AP

About Our Networks – Ventures Africa mentions Voice of America’s SMS-based news services in Nigeria. Citations of BBG Networks – Slate cites RFE/RL’s coverage of Putin hagiography on his birthday. – Politico cites VOA report on Canada authorizing airstrikes against ISIL. – Moscow Times cites RFE/RL reporting on anniversary of Anna Politkovskaya’s Read more »

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October 1, 2014

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About Our Networks – Washington Post mentions VOA in an article about the State Department’s new social sharing website. – Federal News Radio interviews André Mendes about renovation of the office space on the fourth floor of the Wilbur J. Cohen Building. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Read more »

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September 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – Variety, Politico, Broadcasting & Cable, and Radio World report that the BBG intends to hire Andrew Lack as the first CEO of U.S. international media. Citations of BBG Networks – Yonhap cites VOA report on the 3-year low in North Korea’s daily food ration per capita. – DPA Read more »

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August 21, 2014

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About Our Networks – Broadcasting & Cable reports that the BBG condemns the killing of James Foley. – International Business Times includes Alhurra’s Bashar Fahmi in list of reporters who remain missing in Syria. – How should Twitter handle graphic images? GigaOM, Politico, France 24, USA Today, International Business Times note that Radio Sawa Read more »

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August 13, 2014

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About Our Networks – Ekathimerini reports on the closure of VOA’s Greek Service. – Q: How did you get involved in political activism? A: It all goes back to my mother listening to Radio Free Europe all the time. – RFE/RL Iraq’s Petr Kubalek featured on Czech TV at Read more »

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June 25, 2014

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About Our Networks – Setareh Derakhshesh, director of the VOA Persian Service, publishes an op-ed in the New York Times on internet freedom in Iran. – Politico mentions House and Senate discussions on Internet freedom initiatives. – Neo Club Press (Spanish news site) acknowledges Armando Anel, Radio Marti, Read more »

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June 17, 2014

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About Our Networks – The Guardian notes that VOA was the target of cyber attacks. – The Minneapolis Star Tribune recalls how a Coast Guard ship broadcast VOA programs from 1952-1964. – Politico notes that Senate and House subcommittees will mark up FY15 appropriations bills, including some concerning VOA Read more »

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April 18, 2014

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About Our Networks – Washington Post piece on Russia’s criticism of AP quotes Rossiya-1 statement that “even the USSRwas acting more delicately when it was blocking transmission of the Voice of America.” – Wall Street Journal opinion piece discusses structural reform of U.S. international media. – April Read more »

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April 2, 2014

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About Our Networks – “The sounds of forbidden US radio stations - Voice of America and Radio Free Europe – woke us up and put us to bed every day, sending shivers up our spines as they merged with the noise from the kitchen.” – House passes measure that Read more »

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March 20, 2014

Citations of BBG Networks – Politico cites VOA reporting on UN agriculture report. – Al Jazeera quotes VOA interview with al-Shabab leader, Ahmed Godone. – Tibetan Review cites RFA report on China’s severe control of Tibetan monasteries. – Tibetan Review cites RFA report on Tibetans detained because of political activities. – Read more »

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