Outlets Archives: UPI

April 1, 2015

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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

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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

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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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February 19, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post publishes Khadija Ismayilova‘s letter from prison. – PRI interviews RFE/RL’s Daisy Sindelar on her My Ukraine project. – Taipei Times quotes RFA President Libby Liu on the decline of press freedom in Taiwan. Citations of BBG Networks – Slate cites VOA reporting on Facebook Read more »

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February 18, 2015

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About Our Networks – BBC on Azerbaijan detentions, including Khadija Ismaylova. – RFE/RL mentioned in Washington Post piece about countering extremism. – Washington Post notes that VOA reporter Michael Lipin is one of the founders of Dupont Circle snowball fight tradition. Citations of BBG Networks – UPI, Fox News, Vice cite VOA reporting on new Read more »

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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

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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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