Outlets Archives: Reuters

April 3, 2015

Female news anchor with photo of U.S. Capitol behind her

About Our Networks – New Yorker writes in detail about Ukrainian oligarch’s rant against RFE/RL journalist. – Reuters piece on reporting the Iran talks mentions Radio Farda. – USA Today piece on Iran deal mentions Iranians watching VOA. – “[U Win Pe] tried to find odd jobs to survive Read more »

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March 26, 2015

(left to right): VOA Director David Ensor, STA Host Shaka Ssali, Ambassador H.E. Bockari K. Stevens, Dr. Malonga Miatudila, Ebola survivors Dr. Rick Sacra and Ashoka Mukpo

About Our Networks – Reuters piece on new report by Enders Wimbush and Elizabeth Portale says U.S. and BBG losing “information war.” – The National discusses the global “information battle” and the role of USIM as Russia and China expand media properties. Citations of BBG Networks – Toomas Hendrik Read more »

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March 16, 2015

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About Our Networks – “While I was growing up in Moscow during the 1970s and 1980s, our apartment entertained equally the sounds of Communist propaganda from the four-channel television in the living room and Voice of America whispering in the dark kitchen.” – Forbes piece on Read more »

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March 13, 2015

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About Our Networks – Translation of Feng Zhenghu’s account of living in Tokyo’s Narita Airport for 92 days mentions visit by RFA reporter. Citations of BBG Networks – Islamic State announces expansion into Sub-Saharan Africa with the acceptance of a Boko Haram loyalty pledge. Los Angeles Times cites VOA’s Read more »

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March 4, 2015

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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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February 5, 2015

Female news anchor with photo of U.S. Capitol behind her

About Our Networks – Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson says that there are no plans to shut down Radio/TV Marti. (Miami Herald, Reuters) – “In later years, when the movement for the founding of a Jewish state in Palestine began, Yakobson Read more »

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January 28, 2015

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy mentions increase in funding for RFE/RL and VOA Russian-language broadcastingin piece on Victoria Nuland’s remarks about RT. – Pre-trial detention of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova covered by Reuters; Soros presses Azerbaijan to loosen crackdown. – In the Guardian, Murad Gassanly suggests a less hostile Read more »

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December 29, 2014

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About Our Networks – New York Times, Bloomberg, AP, Reuters, BBC and many other news outlets report on the raid of RFE/RL’s Radio Azadliq offices in Baku, Azerbaijan. – Newsweek reports that militant wanted in killing of VOA’s Mukarram Khan arrested in Charsadda. – Jolyon Naegele discusses working for VOA during the final years of communism Read more »

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December 10, 2014

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About our Networks – BBG mentioned in FederalNewsRadio.com report on 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Citations of BBG Networks – Social media campaign to free Khadija Ismayilova covered by Al Jazeera and Reuters – The Guardian article about threats to journalists in South Sudan quotes VOA stringer. – Variety cites VOA  update on Hong Read more »

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