Outlets Archives: UPI

February 5, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL President Kevin Klose interviewed by Washington Post about his recollections of 1980 Moscow Olympics. – Asia Radio Today piece outlines media situation in Cambodia for RFA and VOA. – How the BBG’s Office of Digital & Design Innovation does UX testing. – BBG mentioned Read more »

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February 3, 2014

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About Our Networks – Wall Street Journal notes that “today Washington’s most promising source of funding for firewall-circumvention tools appears to be the Broadcasting Board of Governors.” – The Phnom Penh Post publishes statement by BBG Chairman Jeffrey Shell noting the lack of media freedoms in Cambodia. – Read more »

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January 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – Poynter, CPJ, and L’Express (French) cover beatings of RFE/RL Ukrainian Service journalists. – Government Executive reports that the Broadcasting Board of Governors has reshuffled its management team. – “This Azerbaijani investigative journalist surrenders her privacy and safety in order to speak truth to power. What have you Read more »

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January 21, 2014

Two RFERL Ukrainian journalists were beaten while covering the protests. In this side by side, their bruises and injuries are apparent.

About Our Networks – Detention and brutal beating of two RFE/RL Ukrainian Service journalists covered by Washington Post; Mashable; Interfax; RIA Novosti; AFP. A statement from the BBG & RFE/RL. – In editorial, Washington Post urges visa for David Satter. – Radio Prague interviews RFE/RL President Kevin Klose (Part 1 of 3) – The Guardian, Read more »

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January 17, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – North Korea may have enormous reserves of minerals and rare earths. Time quotes Voice of America interview with Korean studies researcher. – Wall Street Journal includes RFE/RL’s report on Iranian Intelligence Minister’s aversion to corruption allegations in its corruption roundup. – The Korea Read more »

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January 15, 2014

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About Our Networks – David Satter visa rejection covered across international media: Reuters; Washington Post; Index on Censorship; Mashable; CPJ; CNN; Forbes opinion piece. David Satter op-ed in the Wall Street Journal; Broadcasting Board of Governors issues a statement; Hudson Institute issues a statement. – Prague Post on the harassment of VOA and RFE/RL journalists in Ukraine. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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January 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – Russia switched off long-wave yesterday. The BBC notes that during the Cold War, Voice of America was using long-wave radio to broadcast to Russia from a transmitter near Munich. – The Weekly Standard discusses a potential new “weekly entertainment show that must be Read more »

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January 9, 2014

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About Our Networks – President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: Michael W. Kempner – Member, Broadcasting Board of Governors Citations of BBG Networks – Waste products that result from gold mining producing high radioactivity in South Africa. FOX News Read more »

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January 7, 2014

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About Our Networks – Relay is a well-designed hub for multimedia in breaking-news situations. Poynter writes about the tool, developed by the BBG’s Office of Digital & Design Innovation. Citations of BBG Networks – Time cites Voice of America report that president of Sudan could be Read more »

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January 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – Congratulations to journalists within our networks who report on Asia. Asia Radio Today does a rundown of awards they received in 2013. – Washington Post mentions RFE/RL being taken off AM in list of “highs and lows” in U.S.-Russia relationship. Citations Read more »

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