Outlets Archives: Washington Post

April 2, 2015

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About Our Networks – Bloomberg reports on VOA and RFE/RL program Current Time, notes that U.S. budget for Russian-language broadcasting is much less than Russia’s media budget. – The Hill is concerned about America losing the “information war” but encouraged by Current Time, the new RFE/RL and VOA Read more »

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March 25, 2015

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About Our Networks – Radio and TV Marti­, U.S. Broadcasters to Cuba, Emerge From Cold War Past Facing Uneasy Future, New York Times. – Global Voices interviews RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari, “English-Language journalism’s ‘bridge’ to Iran.” – What Women Want magazine profiles Yasmine Shaaban, one of the cast members on Read more »

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March 12, 2015

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About Our Networks – Radio World publishes commentary by BBG’s André Mendes about critical nature of agile, cost-effective operations. – Washington Post article about scandal at the BBC briefly mentions the scope of VOA. – The BBC plans a North Korea Service. The Telegraph mentions that this mimics VOA and Read more »

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March 9, 2015

Mumin Shakirov was part of RFE/RL's team that provided live streaming coverage of the Moscow march honoring slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

About Our Networks – “Soviet rhetoric was officially anti-Western, but it couldn’t repress ordinary Russians’ passion for the Beatles nor their enthusiasm for getting news from jammed Voice of America broadcasts.” – RFA President Libby Liu writes in Time with Anne-Marie Slaughter on lessons from Asia’s women Read more »

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March 4, 2015

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About Our Networks – Human Right Watch recounts Azerbaijan’s crackdown on independent voices, including the jailing of Khadija Ismayilova and sealing of RFE/RL’s Baku bureau. – Washington Post, New York Times, and Variety report on rumor that BBG CEO Andy Lack will depart for NBC. – Alhurra and Radio Sawa Read more »

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March 2, 2015

Juan Juan Aleida and Lizandra Diaz Blanco host 1800 Online

About Our Networks – Washington Post editorial highlights Azerbaijan’s pressure on RFE/RL. – Los Angeles Times piece recalls the smuggling of 500 radios into Cuba so that dissidents couldlisten to Radio Marti. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites VOA reporting on U.S. plan Read more »

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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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