Outlets Archives: UPI

September 15, 2014

Elizabeth Arrott, VOA

About Our Networks – The Channel reports on Radio Sawa’s new app (page 8). – Carnegie Europe urges the West to spend more on RFE/RL and VOA broadcasting in order to promote an alternative to Russian television. – American Journalism Review writes that Kerry’s request for Arab nation states Read more »

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September 2, 2014

About Our Networks – Ilgar Nasibov, a freelance journalist for RFE/RL, was brutally beaten in Azerbaijan. – “Mr. Putin’s Big Lie shows why it is important to support a free press where it still exists and outlets like Radio Free Europe that bring the truth to people Read more »

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August 21, 2014

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

About Our Networks – Broadcasting & Cable reports that the BBG condemns the killing of James Foley. – International Business Times includes Alhurra’s Bashar Fahmi in list of reporters who remain missing in Syria. – How should Twitter handle graphic images? GigaOM, Politico, France 24, USA Today, International Business Times note that Radio Sawa Read more »

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August 18, 2014

Headshot of a reporter holding a camera

About Our Networks – AFP reports that Iraqi officer who killed Radio Free Iraq bureau chief is jailed for life. – Hollywood Reporter reports on the idea of a BBG-funded satellite network to Russia. – Radio World and Epoch Times regarding the BBG’s use of shortwave. – NBC interviews Voice of Read more »

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June 23, 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 – Gulf News mentions “crackdown” on RFE/RL in Azerbaijan. – The Sacramento Bee discusses the impact of international broadcasting. – Technical error in Cuba briefly lets Cubans freely access Radio/TV Marti and other blocked websites. – The Miami Herald (Spanish-language) reports on the operations of Radio/TV Read more »

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June 19, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Global Voices cites RFE/RL Tajik service on Google blockage in Tajikistan. – Yonhap cites RFA report on World Food Program reducing nutrition program in North Korea. – UPI quotes VOA piece about China-Vietnam relations. – Leadership cites VOA reporting on Boko Haram. – Viva News (Indonesian news 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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May 12, 2014

Split screen of two VOA shows in which the presidents of Haiti and Albania appeared

About Our Networks – Washington Post piece on Putin exerting power recalls how Russia stopped broadcasts by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. – Vice article on the value of drone journalism mentions Voice of America. – China Digital Times recalls the importance of VOA during the 1989 democracy movement in China. – Read more »

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March 18, 2014

man wearing VOA cap holds up an ipad

About Our Networks – Daily News Egypt reports on the BBG’s findings about media use in Egypt. – VOA Radiogram. Citations of BBG Networks – NBC News cites RFE/RL coverage of Ukraine sanctions debate. – Guardian quotes Alhurra TV interview in article on new laws in Iraq that permit marital rape. Read more »

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March 12, 2014

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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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