Outlets Archives: Reporters Without Borders

July 18, 2014

people watching a television that shows Presdient Obama giving hsi 2013 State of the Union speech

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders and Poynter report on Alhurra correspondent Maithem al-Shibani, who was injured while reporting in Iraq. – “As the news began to filter through on September 1, 1983, I glued my ear to the chunky, German shortwave radio I’d brought with me, switching Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

June 16, 2014

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

About Our Networks – VOA journalists offer American perspective on Bergdahl release to listeners in Pakistan. – RFE/RL Tajik services have faced intermittent blocking over the past two years. – Washington Post publishes a letter to the editor by Hans N. Tuch, former deputy director of VOA. – Yahoo News Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

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 »

Posted in | Comments closed

May 16, 2014

RFE/RL correspondent Andriy Dubchak reporting live in Kyiv, Dec 2013

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders criticizes proposal to make U.S. international media a propaganda tool, urges broadcasters to remain objective and independent. – Freedom House on separatists disrupting broadcasts of RFE/RL and VOA Ukrainian. – Channels TV and VOA sign a news partnership. – Roll Call points out Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

May 12, 2014

Split screen of two VOA shows in which the presidents of Haiti and Albania appeared

About Our Networks – Washington Post piece on Putin exerting power recalls how Russia stopped broadcasts by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. – Vice article on the value of drone journalism mentions Voice of America. – China Digital Times recalls the importance of VOA during the 1989 democracy movement in China. – Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

May 7, 2014

About Our Networks – As press freedom in Iraq declines, Reporters Without Borders notes that Alhurra TV crew was prevented from covering a protest in Karbala. – Vietnamese blog Ba Sam advises readers on how to read articles on blocked websites like Radio Free Asia and Voice of America. Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

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 »

Posted in | Comments closed

March 26, 2014

RFE/RL correspondent Andriy Dubchak reporting live in Kyiv, Dec 2013

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders discusses the reporting environment in Iraq, including the killing of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohamed Baidawi. – House bill provides $10 million for increased broadcasts to Ukraine by RFE/RL and VOA. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites VOA piece Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

March 5, 2014

Mideast Syria

About Our Networks – RFE/RL correspondent beaten and forced to kneel and kiss a Russian flag during demonstration in Kharkiv. Reporters Without Borders calls for news media to be able to cover Ukraine crisis freely. – Cricket in Afghanistan. ESPN profiles Voice of America’s Matiullah Abid. – TV Technology and Radio Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed

February 10, 2014

man wearing VOA cap holds up an ipad

About Our Networks – Radio Free Asia reporters blocked from covering meeting between Taiwan and China’s top cross-Taiwan Strait policy planners. (also mentioned by AFP, Taipei Times) – Reporters Without Borders mentions Radio Free Asia as one of organizations participating in the joint evaluation of the Vietnamese government’s human rights policies. Read more »

Posted in | Comments closed