Outlets Archives: Time

July 28, 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 – Time publishes a piece by BBG Chairman Jeff Shell on U.S. international media, and the importance of objective and uncensored journalism. – “…to reach large populations it is necessary to use whatever media platforms are prevalent in a given region. This is what Read more »

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July 22, 2014

About Our Networks – “Nearly every major country has a thriving state-sponsored media.” – Time mentions the BBG in an article about RT’s agitprop. Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian and Russia Beyond the Headlines cite RFE/RL piece on Russian media reaction to MH17 crash. – AllAfrica cites VOA Read more »

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June 5, 2014


About Our Networks – Ukrainians watch the same TV and still don’t agree. New York Daily News covers the BBG’s research briefing on Ukraine. – Bloomberg Businessweek discusses Russia’s global media empire and distortion of news, mentions how the budget for U.S. international media is significantly smaller. Read more »

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May 8, 2014


About Our Networks – ABC mentions how Putin is “essentially kicking the U.S. government-funded Voice of Americabroadcasts out of Russia.” – Deutsche Welle mentions BBG programming surge to Ukraine. – New York Times reports on the death of Kenneth Tomlinson, former chairman of the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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May 2, 2014

two women at a computer, one pointing to the screen

About Our Networks – Time, National Journal, Al Monitor, Radio World, Buzzfeed discuss the concerns that new legislation may turn Voice of America into a propaganda mouthpiece. – PRI recalls how VOA reporter was expelled from China following Tiananmen Square protests. – RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova named one of CPJ’s “100 Information Heroes.” – Read more »

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March 14, 2014

Television ownership in Vietnamese households is extremely high.

About Our Networks – New York Times profiles Cambodia’s Beehive Radio, notes that it airs both Radio Free Asia and Voice of America programming. – Columbia Journalism Review interviews RFE/RL Ukrainian Service director Maryana Drach. – 94% of Egyptians used TV for news in the past week, only 5% Read more »

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March 12, 2014


About Our Networks – Kurt Volker notes in TIME that RFE/RL and VOA are “sometimes the only sources of reliable information” but due to U.S. government budget constraints are not funded as well as RT. – Here & Now looks at how government-funded media outlets are viewed. Read more »

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February 18, 2014

About Our Networks – Russian state television airs anti-American film during a break from Olympic coverage. Washington Post notes that the film has a mention of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. – Google’s search results in China do include the Voice of America. – Radio World reports that Richard Stengel will Read more »

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January 17, 2014


Citations of BBG Networks – North Korea may have enormous reserves of minerals and rare earths. Time quotes Voice of America interview with Korean studies researcher. – Wall Street Journal includes RFE/RL’s report on Iranian Intelligence Minister’s aversion to corruption allegations in its corruption roundup. – The Korea Read more »

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January 14, 2014


About Our Networks – Russia expels RFE/RL adviser and journalist David Satter — Reported in New York Times;Buzzfeed; The Guardian (with video); Time; CNN and other news outlets. Also covered by Russian state-funded outlets RIA Novosti and RT. Citations of BBG Networks – CNN quotes Voice of America interview with Syrian Kurdish National Council official. Read more »

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