Outlets Archives: Wall Street Journal

October 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – Wall Street Journal profiles Han Dongfang, a leader of the 1989 protest movement in China, who also hosts a call-in program on Radio Free Asia. – Government Executive outlines contracting reform at the BBG. – Space News reports that the U.S. government ceasing to Read more »

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October 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – Estonian president talks to Al Jazeera about his 10 years working for RFE/RL. Citations of BBG Networks – AP, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Guardian quote commentary by activist Bao Tong published by RFA on Hong Kong protests. – New York Times cites RFA reporting Read more »

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September 25, 2014

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About Our Networks – Media Bistro, Poynter, TVNewser and TV Week report that the BBG intends to hire Andrew Lack as the first CEO of U.S. international media. Citations of BBG Networks – The Chinese Mandela? Wall Street Journal cites RFA reporting on Ilham Tohti, and the media narrative. RFA also cited Read more »

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August 29, 2014

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About Our Networks – Voice of America Persian described by Wall Street Journal as “giving Iranians a rare outside perspective in their own language.” – Advanced Television notes that the U.S. applied penalties to IRIB because of signal jammingtoward VOA and BBC. – RFE/RL Russian journalists tell Forbes Russian about Read more »

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August 28, 2014

New VOA and RBC co-production, Cold War?

About Our Networks – Wall Street Journal, in an article about Intelsat and Eutelsat getting waivers to broadcast Iranian programming, notes that many Iranians are about to view VOA Persian via satellite for a rare outside source of information. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post publishes Read more »

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July 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – Fox News opinion urges expanding RFE/RL “outreach and intensity.” – Newsmax discusses possible U.S. international media reform. – “That’s what we did through all kinds of media, you know, the Voice of America is the most obvious example, but also the constant outreach that Read more »

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July 21, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites interviews with Russians reacting to Malaysian Airlines disaster from RFE/RL’s Tom Balmforth. – Wall Street Journal quotes VOA report on U.N. Security Council emergency meeting regarding MH17. – Gospel Herald and Christianity Today cite RFA report that human rights lawyers Gao Zhisheng could be Read more »

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July 17, 2014

Alhurra correspondent Yehia Qassem was reporting from Sderot, Israel, when rockets landed behind him

About Our Networks – “Two journalists on assignment for the U.S.-funded Arabic TV station Al-Hurra Iraq were injured on Sunday while covering clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State fighters in the district of Jurf al-Sakhar in Babil province.” – In report about the Egyptian media Read more »

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June 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – Voice of America partners with the University of Texas on intercultural dialogue between student leaders in Austin and Afghanistan. – NextGov mentions BBG as one of several agencies that have participated in the Virtual Student Foreign Service program. – George Woodward passed away. – El Nuevo Herald (South Read more »

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June 17, 2014

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About Our Networks – The Guardian notes that VOA was the target of cyber attacks. – The Minneapolis Star Tribune recalls how a Coast Guard ship broadcast VOA programs from 1952-1964. – Politico notes that Senate and House subcommittees will mark up FY15 appropriations bills, including some concerning VOA Read more »

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