Outlets Archives: Washington Post

February 23, 2015

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About Our Networks – Government Executive reports on remarks by BBG CEO Andrew Lack. – AP piece about EU plan to counter Russian propaganda mentions past activities of VOA and RFE/RL. – Washington Post letter to the editor comments on press freedom situation in Ethiopia, mentions jamming of VOA Read more »

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February 19, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post publishes Khadija Ismayilova‘s letter from prison. – PRI interviews RFE/RL’s Daisy Sindelar on her My Ukraine project. – Taipei Times quotes RFA President Libby Liu on the decline of press freedom in Taiwan. Citations of BBG Networks – Slate cites VOA reporting on Facebook Read more »

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February 18, 2015

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About Our Networks – BBC on Azerbaijan detentions, including Khadija Ismaylova. – RFE/RL mentioned in Washington Post piece about countering extremism. – Washington Post notes that VOA reporter Michael Lipin is one of the founders of Dupont Circle snowball fight tradition. Citations of BBG Networks – UPI, Fox News, Vice cite VOA reporting on new Read more »

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February 11, 2015

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About Our Networks – Mother Jones reviews some of the challenges the BBG has faced over the years. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites VOA reporting about the geopolitical importance of upcoming India-Pakistan cricket match. – Global Post cites RFE/RL’s reporting on attack in Kramatorsk. – NewsMax quotes Read more »

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February 9, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post editorial about Ethiopia’s lack of press freedom mentions the government jamming VOA’s broadcasts. – CPJ calls for the immediate release of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – RFE/RL’s Rob Coalson interviewed by the Atlantic Council of Canada on current state of affairs in Russia. – Read more »

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February 3, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post piece explaining mixed feelings among Cuban dissidents toward new U.S. policy mentions VOA. – McClatchy profiles Chinese dissident who writes commentaries for RFA despite being on house arrest. – Ashorouk (Egyptian daily newspaper) interviewed Alhurra’s Director of Program Development, Driss Sekkat, on how the success Read more »

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January 30, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post mentions RFE/RL, Khadija Ismayilova case in panning pro-Azerbaijan Washington Times supplement. – CPJ on Ismayilova’s case and seven other jailed journalists in Azerbaijan. – Voice of America Director David Ensor discussed VOA in the digital age at George Washington University. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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January 28, 2015

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy mentions increase in funding for RFE/RL and VOA Russian-language broadcastingin piece on Victoria Nuland’s remarks about RT. – Pre-trial detention of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova covered by Reuters; Soros presses Azerbaijan to loosen crackdown. – In the Guardian, Murad Gassanly suggests a less hostile Read more »

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January 26, 2015

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About Our Networks – Alhurra TV’s new show Our Neighbourhood profiled in Daily News Egypt. – Quartz reports on RT displeasure with comment by BBG CEO Andrew Lack. – “In the early ’90s, we lived overseas. And my mother bought us a huge AM/FM shortwave radio from SkyMall so we Read more »

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January 23, 2015

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About Our Networks – All Access Music Group reports that Andy Lack sworn in as CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites VOA reporting within piece on Iraqi Torah recently found in Jerusalem. – Vice cites RFE/RL report on police Read more »

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