Outlets Archives: UPI

January 15, 2015

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)

About Our Networks – Gallup article on Afghans’ life ratings previews the BBG’s research briefing on media use in Afghanistan. – Visitor to VOA learns about the Paris shooting from TV monitors in Cohen Building lobby. Citations of BBG Networks – Daily Show cites RFE/RL Read more »

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January 6, 2015

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About Our Networks – Khaled Hosseini joins calls to release RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – Michigan Radio reports on VOA’s Leo Sarkisian Collection of African Music coming to the University of Michigan. Citations of BBG Networks – The Art Newspaper quotes Radio Marti interview with Cuban artist who was arrested for Read more »

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December 30, 2014

(AP Photo/Ahmad Massoud)

About Our Networks – Daily Signal, New York Times, All Access Music Group, UPI and many other outlets report on raid on RFE/RL Baku bureau and harassment of journalists. – “On the way, they listened to one of the family’s favorite music stations, Radio Sawa, which plays Arabic and English-language Read more »

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December 1, 2014

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About Our Networks – Former VOA Director Richard Carlson writes about having lunch with Marion Barry in the VOA cafeteria. – RFE/RL Azerbaijani Service reporter briefly detained and questioned by police . – RFA Khmer Service reporter accused of conspiracy by Cambodian government. – 26 years ago the Soviet Union stopped jamming 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 20, 2014

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About Our Networks – Government Video profiles the cost savings and benefits of the BBG’s move to an open office floor plan for the Office of Technology, Services & Innovation. – Business Standard writes about use of TV and mobile in Pakistan, drawing from the BBG’s media research Read more »

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October 14, 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)

About Our Networks – CPJ on the charges against RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. AFP also writes about Ismayilova travel ban. – VOA and Radio Free Asia able to reach audiences in China behind the firewall using the Telstar 18 satellite and online media, with listener feedback surging over 60%. – “You’ll stumble Read more »

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October 9, 2014

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel visits Al Youm staff at MBN studios in Dubai.

Citations of BBG Networks – Quartz cites VOA report about the source of leaked CY Leung contract. – Christian Science Monitor quotes VOA interview with medical ethicist regarding Ebola death in Dallas. – Business Insider draws from RFA reporting to make the point that China may have 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 15, 2014

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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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