Outlets Archives: Washington Post

September 5, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – Washington Post speculates about VOA Moscow Bureau’s vehicle purchase. Citations of BBG Networks – WFTV uses VOA video in report on the spread of Ebola. – RFE/RL Belarusian Service cited by BBC for report on boy fined for ice-bucket challengingLukashenka. – Democratic Voice of Read more »

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September 3, 2014

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About Our Networks – Washington Post profile of Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves recalls that he once worked for RFE/RL. Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian cites RFA reporting on cash incentives for interethnic marriages in China. – CNN cites VOA reporting in updated report on Al-Shabaab and its Read more »

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September 2, 2014

About Our Networks – Ilgar Nasibov, a freelance journalist for RFE/RL, was brutally beaten in Azerbaijan. – “Mr. Putin’s Big Lie shows why it is important to support a free press where it still exists and outlets like Radio Free Europe that bring the truth to people 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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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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August 14, 2014

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About Our Networks – RT reports on the meeting of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, and the Russian-language media environment. Also covered by ITAR-TASS and many other Russian-language media outlets. The full video of the meeting is available here. – Human Rights Watch notes that international broadcasters are “unable or 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 29, 2014

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

About Our Networks – The New York Times and VOA report on the House passage of legislation to reform international broadcasting. – What fonts tell us about the global economics of the internet - Quartz mentions VOA Persian as an example of a media outlet responding to the need for better font design. Read more »

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July 28, 2014

Zhaohui Rui (left) and Huaguang Zhao join VOA Mandarin reporter Xin Chen on the set of "Pro and Con" on May 30, 2014.

About Our Networks – Time publishes a piece by BBG Chairman Jeff Shell on U.S. international media, and the importance of objective and uncensored journalism. – “…to reach large populations it is necessary to use whatever media platforms are prevalent in a given region. This is what Read more »

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July 16, 2014

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About Our Networks – “I haven’t heard from my son for eight months. I am so anxious and sad.” – RFE/RL’s “In Search of the Missing” featured in the Washington Post. – OCCRP publishes investigative report by Khadija Ismayilova on Swedish telecom giant TeliaSonera and Azerbaijani President’s Read more »

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