Outlets Archives: Washington Post

November 28, 2014

VOA in Russia

About Our Networks – Pashto music legend and music producer for VOA’s Radio Deewa, Sardar Ali Takkar will perform at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. – Washington Post writes that Alhurra’s footage is the only public video evidence of the death of Miriam Carey, driver in 2013 car chase Read more »

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November 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – Washington Post columnist Joe Davidson writes about the BBG’s new contracting model. Citations of BBG Networks – The New York Times cites RFA interview with Uyghur student slapped with travel ban – The Frontier Post cites VOA interview with Pakistan’s foreign affairs adviser on Pak-US strategic and Read more »

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November 19, 2014

Pakistani man sitting listening to radio that he is holding in his lap

About Our Networks – Washington Post piece about new WhatApp encryption notes that the group helping with developing the technology, Open Whisper Systems, is partially funded by Radio Free Asia. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites RFA reporting on Uyghurs escaping detention from Thailand. – Reuters Read more »

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November 7, 2014

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About Our Networks – AP piece on the media environment in Myanmar mentions Nay Phone Latt, a Burmese blogger who also has a weekly program on Radio Free Asia. – Radio World covers BBG’s transition to an open office space on the fourth floor of the Cohen Building. – Read more »

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October 27, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – WUSA9 interviews VOA’s Carol Guensburg about reporting on Ebola in Guinea. – All Access Music Group reports that VOA is now available on ZenoRadio. – Federal News Radio notes that, according to the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results, DHS fell below BBG on the Read more »

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October 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – VOA’s Rachel Jones remembers Ben Bradlee. – BBG’s Will Sullivan will teach an online Knight Center course on mobile journalism. Citations of BBG Networks – USA Today and Today’s Zaman cite VOA reporting on three teenage girls who were stopped in Frankfurt during an attempt to join Read more »

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October 16, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – Amnesty International: RFE/RL reporter Khadija Ismayilova faces harassment. – Irish Times mentions VOA and RFE/RL’s new show, which is aimed at countering Russia’s reckless media campaign. (More information here.) Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post quotes VOA Persian’s interview with Wendy Sherman on Iran sanctions. – Read more »

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October 15, 2014

Pakistani man sitting listening to radio that he is holding in his lap

Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post uses VOA video footage of Pablo Escobar’s estate. – The Guardian cites quotes Radio Farda’s Moraad Veisi regarding Iran’s involvement in fighting ISIL. – South China Morning Post cites VOA reporting on detention of artists who planned a pro-Hong Kong poetry reading Read more »

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October 14, 2014

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 – CPJ on the charges against RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. AFP also writes about Ismayilova travel ban. – VOA and Radio Free Asia able to reach audiences in China behind the firewall using the Telstar 18 satellite and online media, with listener feedback surging over 60%. – “You’ll stumble Read more »

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October 2, 2014

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About Our Networks – Business Insider profiles RFE/RL’s role reporting in Ukraine. – RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova threatened with arrest in Azerbaijan. – NTDTV mentions RFA in piece about Hong Kong coverage around the world. – “Through Voice of America and Radio Free Europe, rock music penetrated the Iron Curtain with messages Read more »

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