Outlets Archives: Time

March 9, 2015

Mumin Shakirov was part of RFE/RL's team that provided live streaming coverage of the Moscow march honoring slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

About Our Networks – “Soviet rhetoric was officially anti-Western, but it couldn’t repress ordinary Russians’ passion for the Beatles nor their enthusiasm for getting news from jammed Voice of America broadcasts.” – RFA President Libby Liu writes in Time with Anne-Marie Slaughter on lessons from Asia’s women 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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February 3, 2015

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – Washington Post piece explaining mixed feelings among Cuban dissidents toward new U.S. policy mentions VOA. – McClatchy profiles Chinese dissident who writes commentaries for RFA despite being on house arrest. – Ashorouk (Egyptian daily newspaper) interviewed Alhurra’s Director of Program Development, Driss Sekkat, on how the success Read more »

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December 5, 2014

A Pakistani viewer looks at a television screen flashing suspension notice of GEO News channel in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, June 6, 2014. Pakistan's media regulatory agency on Friday suspended the operating license of the country's leading news channel for two weeks after a spat between the broadcaster and the country's powerful military. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian, Bloomberg, TIME, BBC, Reuters, USA Today, LA Times cite VOA in continuing coverage of Sony hacking. – Vox cites RFE/RL coverage of Islamic militant attack in Chechnya. – Forum 18 cites RFE/RL report on detention of Nakhichevan Muslims. – BelarusDigest cites RFE/RL report on legal advocacy leader kicked out of Belarus. Of Read more »

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November 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – “The Berlin Wall had fallen. The news snuck into our Ukrainian apartment late at night, borne aloft forbidden airwaves beamed into the country by Voice of America and Radio Free Europe.” – UZnews profiles new VOA and RFE/RL television show Current Time. – Government Read more »

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October 3, 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 – New Eastern Europe publishes retrospective on Jan Nowak-Jeziorański, long-time chief of RFE/RL’s Polish section. – VOA, RFE/RL, Alhurra, Radio Sawa make the shortlist for this year’s AIB awards. – “My father was addicted to the news,” Marina Silva recalls how her father would listen 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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September 26, 2014

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About Our Networks – CIO Insight publishes an interview with André Mendes on his transition from CIO to Director of Global Operations at the BBG. – FCW reports on the BBG’s transition to an open office space. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Time, Bloomberg, Al Jazeera cite Read more »

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September 17, 2014

People use mobile devices to record as riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters during a rally against a bill which would, among other things, allow Turkey's authorities to block web pages for privacy violations without a prior court decision, in Istanbul, Turkey, late Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Police in Istanbul have clashed with hundreds of protesters denouncing a new law that increases government controls over the Internet. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

About Our Networks – Al Monitor and VOA report on remarks by U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel. Citations of BBG Networks – Time cites VOA reporting on Ukraine bill granting amnesty to rebels in the Donbass region. – Yonhap Read more »

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August 26, 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 – Book on history of RFE/RL mentioned in Daily Beast story about a potential victims of Communism memorial. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Review of Books quotes VOA Khmer editor about Khmer Rouge genocide. – China implements media blackout on the subject of Uyghurs. Time Read more »

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