Outlets Archives: Radio World

March 23, 2015

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About Our Networks – Human Rights Defenders’ Joint Statement on Azerbaijan includes raid of RFE/RL’s offices in Baku, Azerbaijan. – Radio World piece on the BBG’s 2016 Budget Request Citations of BBG Networks – The Sudan Tribune cites VOA interview with Ethiopian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources on signing of Read more »

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March 12, 2015

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About Our Networks – Radio World publishes commentary by BBG’s André Mendes about critical nature of agile, cost-effective operations. – Washington Post article about scandal at the BBC briefly mentions the scope of VOA. – The BBC plans a North Korea Service. The Telegraph mentions that this mimics VOA and Read more »

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March 5, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times, CNN, and other outlets report that Andrew Lack is leaving his position as CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. – Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland supports boosting VOA and RFE/RL in eastern Europe and Russia. – “He first heard Charlie Parker Read more »

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March 4, 2015

RFA Tibetan TV

About Our Networks – Human Right Watch recounts Azerbaijan’s crackdown on independent voices, including the jailing of Khadija Ismayilova and sealing of RFE/RL’s Baku bureau. – Washington Post, New York Times, and Variety report on rumor that BBG CEO Andy Lack will depart for NBC. – Alhurra and Radio Sawa Read more »

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February 20, 2015

RFA Tibetan TV

About Our Networks – Radio World reports that the BBG welcomed CEO Andy Lack at February meeting. – James Glassman’s Politico op-ed on countering extremism alludes to VOA and RFE/RL. – Content + Technology and Democracy Digest report that Radio Free Asia’s Tibetan Service today launched its first satellite television broadcast. – Reuters and Deutsche Welle both Read more »

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January 21, 2015

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About Our Networks – Broadcasting & Cable and Radio World report that Andy Lack was sworn in Tuesday as CEO and director of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. – Wall Street Journal reports on harassment and imprisonment of Radio Free Asia reporter, Shohret Hoshur’s brothers in China. – HRW says Merkel Read more »

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January 7, 2015

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL raid included in Huffington Post’s “Ten Days in the Life of Ilham Aliyev, President of Absurdistan” – Radio World reports on raid of RFE/RL offices in Baku. – CBC mentions VOA’s use of Psiphon to give people access to blocked reporting. – The Guardian Read more »

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December 19, 2014

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About Our Networks – Boston Globe, Washington Post, and Cato Institute mention Radio/TV Marti in the context of new Cuba policy. – RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore talks Russia on Monocle. (6:30) – RFE/RL Luke Johnson appears on the Bill Press Show. (1:39) – Radio World reports that Ambassador Karen Kornbluh will succeed Michael Meehan Read more »

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December 17, 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 – Cambodia Daily notes that VOA Khmer has one of the most popular Facebook pages in Cambodia. – Radio World reports that the BBG has two new members. Citations of BBG Networks – New Yorker and Atlantic quote RFE/RL Radio Mashaal reporting from scene of Pakistan attack;Vice, Fox and Yahoo use video. – New Read more »

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December 12, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio World reports on the BBG’s partnership with Hub Accra, a Ghana-based tech incubator. – The Independent mentions the IBB’s support for Tor in repressive regimes as a way to access censored media. – Wall Street Journal questions the structure of U.S. international media. – Washington Read more »

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