Outlets Archives: UPI

June 29, 2015

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About Our Networks – AP reports that the State Department is urging Chinese authorities to release family members of a Washington-based Radio Free Asia journalist who have faced harassment [media pick ups include The New York Times and the Washington Post] Citations of BBG Networks – UPI cites VOA interview with former Read more »

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June 22, 2015

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About Our Networks – Global Atlanta’s profile of touring Czech pianist mentions that he grew up listening to jazz on Voice of America – UCANEWS.com writes about the Chinese governments tightening access to information in Tibetan monasteries and its irritation with VOA – The Latin Times mentions the Cuban government’s continued Read more »

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June 15, 2015

Fran Mires, Creator and Executive Producer of Rayheen ala Fain? (second from right) along with Mohamed Hefzy, Principal, Film Clinic, the production company for the series (second from left).

About Our Networks – Buzzfeed mentions how RFE/RL contributor and investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova has been jailed since December in Azerbaijan, in an article about their hosting of the inaugural European Games Citations of BBG Networks – UPI cites VOA report on North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un’s construction Read more »

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June 3, 2015

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About Our Networks – The Guardian opinion piece on upcoming European Games in Baku mentions the detention of Khadija Ismayilova – June 1 White House Press Briefing includes a question about the future role of Radio and TV Marti Citations of BBG Networks – Radio Tamazuj cites VOA report on the Read more »

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May 22, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times and VOA report on the passing of a House bill to reform U.S.-funded media – Feedback: Cubans Do Listen Do Radio Marti – Iraqi American photographer mentions being interviewed by Alhurra in a feature by Arab American News about overcoming his obstacles as a Read more »

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May 20, 2015

TV Marti reporter Karen Caballero talking to reporters after being ejected from press conference by Cuban officials.

About Our Networks – WLRN asks if anybody listens to Radio Marti. (Fact: They do. And happy anniversary, Radio Marti!) – Radio World notes that today marks the 30th anniversary of Radio Marti. – “Radio Free Asia and Voice of America, beam critical reports deep into [Cambodia]” – TVB Europe Read more »

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May 14, 2015

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About Our Networks – Al Jazeera enlists VOA to determine the mystery language of a refugee’s call home. – “A guy who had been a radio officer — each company had a person like that — he took an antenna to the top of the tree in order to Read more »

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May 13, 2015

Woman in radio studio.

About Our Networks – Index on Censorship and VOA report that Khadija Ismayilova’s court hearing has been postponed indefinitely. – Foreign Policy piece about using truth to fight Russian propaganda mentions VOA. – “This radio I’m holding is absolutely essential. It’s about 20 years old. The letters are worn off the Read more »

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May 6, 2015

A shopkeeper in Basra, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday June 4, 2009, adjusts a TV showing US President Barack Obama on the day that the US president visits Egypt. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jourani)

About Our Networks – Investigative reporter and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova receives PEN Media Freedom Award; watch this incredible video. – “It’s not that people in various parts of the world aren’t being exposed to the Western point of view, it’s that they aren’t being convinced by it.” Read more »

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April 28, 2015

The news team of OCB's Antena Live report on the historic shift in U.S-Cuba relations on December 17, 2014.

About Our Networks – BBC runs amazing RFE/RL Ukrainian Service video of a fox making a sandwich (1.9 million views on Facebook). – Last day in Saigon. UPI quotes RFA’s Dan Southerland on the last day of the Vietnam War. – In obituary, Washington Post mentions Wladyslaw Bartoszewski‘s writing Read more »

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