Outlets Archives: USA Today

August 21, 2014

Reporter standing under with tent like cover with U.S. Capitol in the background

About Our Networks – Broadcasting & Cable reports that the BBG condemns the killing of James Foley. – International Business Times includes Alhurra’s Bashar Fahmi in list of reporters who remain missing in Syria. – How should Twitter handle graphic images? GigaOM, Politico, France 24, USA Today, International Business Times note that Radio Sawa Read more »

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August 20, 2014

RFE/RL correspondent Andriy Dubchak reporting live in Kyiv, Dec 2013

About Our Networks – Video appears to show beheading of American journalist James Foley. Washington Post, USA Today, The Telegraph, Foreign Policy, The Wire, Mashable report that Radio Sawa reporter Zaid Benjamin was the first to break the news that the video was online, note that twitter briefly suspended Benjamin’s account following Read more »

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May 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari interviewed on PRI and quoted by BBC and Guardian and on arrest of “happy” Iranians. Citations of BBG Networks – Thailand ceased all non-military broadcasting on the country’s television networks. Mashable uses reporting from VOA’s Steve Herman. – New York Times cites Radio Free Asia reporting Read more »

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April 28, 2014

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About Out Networks – Variety profiles Alhurra TV’s “Rayheen ala feen” (Where Do We Go From Here?) – New York Times publishes obituary for David Burke. – Sen. Roger Wicker and Rep. Aaron Shock criticize proposed RFE/RL Balkans Service cuts on Fox News. Citations of BBG Networks – Voice Read more »

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April 14, 2014

First RFE studio

About Our Networks – Bloomberg, Interfax, Fox News, Los Angeles Times discuss Russia cutting off VOA broadcasts. – USA Today interviews Russian journalists Ivan Beliaev and Ildar Gabidullin – both affiliated with RFE/RL – regarding media repression in Ukraine. – “So let Russian President Vladimir Putin play his childish Cold War Read more »

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April 11, 2014

A protester demonstrates against censorship of the Internet near the State Duma in Moscow.

About Our Networks – Washington Post and Moscow Times report on the Russian government cutting off Voice of America radio transmissions in Moscow. – U.S. international media “are an integral part of promoting American values, especially our love of free speech, to those who are deprived such freedom.” – RTVi Read more »

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March 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – In response to Russian media propaganda, Anne Applebaum suggests increased funding for RFE/RL in The Telegraph. – Cuba allowing some smartphone access but Miami Herald notes that the country is still blocking Radio/TV Marti. Citations of BBG Networks – RFE/RL reporting on Ukraine cited Read more »

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February 20, 2014

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About Out Networks – Ghana Broadcasting Corporation signs agreement with Voice of America. – George Sayevich, former VOA reporter, brutally beaten in Ukraine. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times credits RFE/RL several times for Ukraine coverage. – USA Today and Washington Post cite RFE/RL Ukrainian Service interview with Yanukovych adviser. – Read more »

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February 12, 2014

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About Our Networks – Bing censoring search results in China? Voice of America coverage seems to be missing from search results for “Bo Xilai.” – New CPJ report about state-controlled press recalls the harassment of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova in the Azeri media. Citations of BBG Networks – The voice of Read more »

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