Outlets Archives: Slate

December 15, 2014

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About Our Networks – War on the Rocks publishes commentary by BBG Governor Matt Armstrong on the media environment in Russia. – Haaretz on detention of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova and what it may mean for Israel’s relations with Azerbaijan. – EurasiaNet notes that passages of Ukraine Freedom Support Act Read more »

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November 18, 2014

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About Our Networks – BBG networks now reach a global audience of 215 million! Radio World piece reviews the methodology. – Protecting the VOA brand. Citations of BBG Networks – Slate cites RFE/RL reporting on the types of questions that potential Western recruits ask about the ISIL lifestyle. – Christian Read more »

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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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September 22, 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 – “I like to share information from the Facebook pages of Radio Free Asia and Voice of America and also criticise the government for failing to solve this or that.” Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post uses Radio Free Asia’s reporting on harassment of Read more »

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June 13, 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 – “Born in 1931, Mr. Schadeberg was too young to be drafted into the army. He listened secretly to the Voice of America on radio and learned about the concentration camps that his Jewish neighbors – who had suddenly disappeared – were taken to. Read more »

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April 4, 2014

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About Our Networks The reported USAID “Cuban Twitter” – Miami Herald, Slate highlights differences and the Martís approach   Citations of BBG Networks The Algemeiner cites VOA interview with Secretary of State John Kerry Asian Correspondent cites VOA report on Burma’s logging ban Malawi invites Read more »

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March 13, 2014

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About Our Networks – U.S. News & World Report remembers Willis Conover’s VOA jazz programs as an example of cultural diplomacy. – Congressman highlights Havel’s support of RFE/RL in House speech. – International Federation of Journalists calls on China to respect press freedom, recalls incident where Radio Free Asia was Read more »

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February 28, 2014

Radio and TV Marti

About Our Networks – Federal News Radio interviews Brian Conniff, President of the Middle East Broadcasting Networks. – PRI’s The World interviews RFE/RL journalist Natalie Sedletska on rescuing and analyzing documents from Yanukovych’s residence. Also in Huffington Post, Foreign Policy. – Karen Kornbluh nominated for Member, Broadcasting Board of Governors. Citations of Read more »

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February 21, 2014

Reporter standing under with tent like cover with U.S. Capitol in the background

About Our Networks – RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova questioned by government. – Wall Street Journal notes that Congress recently allocated $25.5 million for internet anti-censorship efforts to the Broadcasting Board of Governors. – The Channel publishes an interview with MBN President Brian Conniff on Alhurra’s 10th anniversary (pg 62), as well as Read more »

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January 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – Hackathon for Cuba to address the lack of information freedom on the Cuban internet, which includes the blocking of Radio and TV Marti websites. – Zimbabwe government official claims that the only reason people listen to VOA and other private media is “because they Read more »

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