Outlets Archives: Washington Post

May 27, 2014

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About Our Networks – New York Times editorial about possible reforms to U.S. international media. – NPR recalls how VOA and Radio Liberty were a window to freedom during the Cold War. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR, Forbes, Reason cite RFE/RL reporting on Ukraine. – Wall Street Journal cites Radio Free Read more »

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May 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – Bloomberg Businessweek on learning English using VOA broadcasts during the Cultural Revolution in China. – VOA and BBC broadcasting, pop song by Australian singer-songwriter Gotye used as “evidence” in trial of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt. – Richard Grenell calls for surge in funding for Read more »

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May 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari interviewed on PRI and quoted by BBC and Guardian and on arrest of “happy” Iranians. Citations of BBG Networks – Thailand ceased all non-military broadcasting on the country’s television networks. Mashable uses reporting from VOA’s Steve Herman. – New York Times cites Radio Free Asia reporting Read more »

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May 19, 2014

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About Our Networks – Asia Radio Today notes that VOA, Radio Free Asia, and Radio Sawa are among the finalists in the New York Festivals. – Congressman Ed Royce on U.S. international media. – Senior VOA Foreign Correspondent Al Pessin on U.S. international media. (alternate link) – Al Monitor mentions VOA Read more »

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May 12, 2014

Split screen of two VOA shows in which the presidents of Haiti and Albania appeared

About Our Networks – Washington Post piece on Putin exerting power recalls how Russia stopped broadcasts by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. – Vice article on the value of drone journalism mentions Voice of America. – China Digital Times recalls the importance of VOA during the 1989 democracy movement in China. – Read more »

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May 7, 2014

About Our Networks – As press freedom in Iraq declines, Reporters Without Borders notes that Alhurra TV crew was prevented from covering a protest in Karbala. – Vietnamese blog Ba Sam advises readers on how to read articles on blocked websites like Radio Free Asia and Voice of America. Read more »

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May 2, 2014

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About Our Networks – Time, National Journal, Al Monitor, Radio World, Buzzfeed discuss the concerns that new legislation may turn Voice of America into a propaganda mouthpiece. – PRI recalls how VOA reporter was expelled from China following Tiananmen Square protests. – RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova named one of CPJ’s “100 Information Heroes.” – Read more »

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April 25, 2014

Iranians surf the web in an internet cafe at a shopping center, in central Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

About Our Networks – Is Iranian government censorship causing cancer? io9 mentions Iran’s blocking of VOA news and quotes RFE/RL’s Persian Letters Blog on the health effects of jamming technology. – “I have listened to RFA [Radio Free Asia] every day. They report that international and local Read more »

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April 24, 2014

About Our Networks – This evening in DC: A discussion focusing on efforts by the USIA, the Voice of America and the State Department to use jazz as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War. Citations of BBG Networks – NBC, Washington Post, CNN, AP, Los Angeles Times, ABC, New York Magazine and many other Read more »

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April 18, 2014

7 Khaled Cairo photos

About Our Networks – Washington Post piece on Russia’s criticism of AP quotes Rossiya-1 statement that “even the USSRwas acting more delicately when it was blocking transmission of the Voice of America.” – Wall Street Journal opinion piece discusses structural reform of U.S. international media. – April Read more »

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