Outlets Archives: UPI

April 23, 2015


About Our Networks – Atlantic piece on RT notes that intense political pressure from the Kremlin is keeping VOA and RFE/RL off of Russian airwaves. – BBC Monitoring piece on Russian misinformation notes reporting by RFE/RL countering Russian mistruths. – Broadcasting & Cable notes that Read more »

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April 10, 2015

Radio Martí host Lizandra Díaz-Blanco interviews TK.

About Our Networks – Index on Censorship to hold event in London on human rights on Azerbaijan. Announcement notes the forceful closure of RFE/RL’s Baku Bureau. – Talk Radio News reports on Radio Marti’s 20% listenership in Cuba. Citations of BBG Networks – SFist uses VOA video, Read more »

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April 9, 2015

Lizandra Diaz

About Our Networks – Independent poll of Cubans reveals attitudinal trends, notes that 20% said they listen to Radio Marti. – Panorama reports that journalist who filed a complaint against RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova would like to withdraw it. – Piece about a possible Voice of Nigeria transition to TV mentions Read more »

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April 8, 2015

David Ensor

About Our Networks – Washington Post, USA Today, New York Times, Government Executive report on the resignation of VOA Director David Ensor. Citations of BBG Networks – UPI and Express Tribune cite VOA reporting on North Korean diplomatic envoys to Pakistan arrested for illegal sale of alcohol. – Want China Times cites VOA reporting Read more »

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April 6, 2015


About Our Networks – Radio World reports on Radio Free Asia’s adoption of Linux more than a decade ago for a cost-effective and efficient tech setup. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR quotes VOA reporting on deadly attack at Kenya’s Garissa University College. – Al Arabiya quotes RFE/RL report Read more »

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April 1, 2015

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks – New York Times mentions raid of RFE/RL Baku offices in December, and ongoing detention of Khadija Ismayilova. – New York Times notes that cybersecurity activist’s list of Twitter accounts “linked to the Islamic State” is erroneous, includes Radio Sawa reporter Zaid Benjamin as Read more »

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March 31, 2015


About Our Networks – AP reports on University of Maryland campaign to bring awareness to plight of journalists imprisoned worldwide, including RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – Alqabas (Kuwaiti newspaper) reported that Alhurra crew survived an ISIL ambush in Tikrit. Also reported by: Donia Alwatan, Akhbar Aliraq and Yawmiat. Citations of BBG Networks – Read more »

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March 27, 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 – CPJ #PressUncuffed campaign draws attention to imprisoned journalists, including RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – Daily Signal mentions VOA and RFE/RL’s Current Time in piece on EU decision to counter Russian propaganda. Citations of BBG Networks – Sydney Morning Herald quotes RFA interview with Kokang refugee regarding atrocities committed Read more »

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March 20, 2015

(left to right): VOA Director David Ensor, STA Host Shaka Ssali, Ambassador H.E. Bockari K. Stevens, Dr. Malonga Miatudila, Ebola survivors Dr. Rick Sacra and Ashoka Mukpo

About Our Networks – New York Times notes that hackers have attacked GreatFire.org, which is partially financed by RFA’s Open Technology Fund. – Radio Free Asia potluck broadcasts culinary news. Citations of BBG Networks – Daily News, Telegraph, Daily Mail, The Blaze use RFE/RL video from horrific scene of a woman beaten to Read more »

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March 11, 2015


Citations of BBG Networks – UPI cites VOA report on North Korea’s nuclear abilities. – CFR’s Asia Unbound cites VOA reporting on cultural and religious barriers in Timor to family planning. – Chosun Ilbo cites RFA reporting on “made in Korea” stamps for North Korea exports. – Business Read more »

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