Outlets Archives: Reuters

October 22, 2014

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks – Heritage Foundation calls for the U.S. to increase the BBG’s capabilities to counter Russian propaganda. – Radio World notes BBG Director of Communications and External Affairs Lynne Weil’s upcoming move to USGLC. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters, Los Angeles Times, Denver Post, Deutsche Welle cite VOA reporting on Read more »

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September 29, 2014

Television ownership in Vietnamese households is extremely high.

About Our Networks – Asia Radio Today reports that the BBG will hire Andy Lack as CEO of U.S. international media. – Government Executive and Federal Times report on the new open office space for BBG’s Office of Technology, Services, and Innovation. – Air & Space Magazine on the end of AeroMartí. Read more »

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August 11, 2014

Turkey Erdogan Everywhere

About Our Networks – In article about Tibetans growing up in the West, Foreign Policy discusses online reactions to a VOA Tibet piece on mixed race Tibetans. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters quotes Alhurra interview with Libyan Acting Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni. Also cited by Oman Tribune. – BBC cites Read more »

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June 30, 2014

Iman Bilal

ABOUT BBG Governor Matt Armstrong joins Deutsche Welle’s 2014 Global Media Forum Internet’s two different roles: enabling greater political participation and threatening data security and freedom of opinion. CITATIONS Reuters cites Alhurra interview with Iraq Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani on lack of Read more »

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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 »

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May 9, 2014

Russian TV journalists reporting from an administration building are surrounded by policemen in Donetsk, Ukraine. Photo by Mark Krutov/ RFE/RL — in Donetsk, Ukraine.

About Our Networks – “The punishment for listening to an American broadcast was death by beheading.” Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters cites RFA reporting on construction of a waste incinerator in Hangzhou. – “I just asked women to send selfies of their private moments of freedom.” Vocativ includes 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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April 30, 2014

April 11, 2014 BBG Board Meeting

About Our Networks – Government Executive and Foreign Policy discuss proposed legislation to change the structure of the BBG and U.S. international media. – The Nigerian Observer references a roundtable on ways to curb polio organized by VOA and the Centre for Disease Control. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Read more »

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April 25, 2014

Iranians surf the web in an internet cafe at a shopping center, in central Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

About Our Networks – Is Iranian government censorship causing cancer? io9 mentions Iran’s blocking of VOA news and quotes RFE/RL’s Persian Letters Blog on the health effects of jamming technology. – “I have listened to RFA [Radio Free Asia] every day. They report that international and local Read more »

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April 15, 2014

Mideast Syria

About Our Networks – “Our criticism of the U.S. government’s covert or “discreet” funding of communication channels like ZunZuneo or Radio Free Europe presumes that they try to seed something non-native.” – How to evaluate U.S. international media. – Freedom of the press? Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters quotes Read more »

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