Outlets Archives: Washington Post

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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January 16, 2015

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About Our Networks – Index on Censorship mentions Azerbaijani authorities raiding RFE/RL’s Baku bureau. – Marti Noticias highlighted in rundown of Spanish-language government-created apps. – Leon Aron confirmed as a member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors - AEI Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post and France24 use RFE/RL Armenian service video of Read more »

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January 14, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times notes China’s detention or imprisonment of three brothers of RFA’s Shohret Hoshur. – Washington Post interviews VOA’s Saleh Damiger about being trapped on smoke-filled metro. – “Baku’s closure of the RFE/RL must not go unanswered. A two-bit dictatorship cannot overcome Western resolve, Read more »

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January 13, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post piece about major DC metro malfunction yesterday includes the experiences of VOA’s Saleh Damiger and Sirwan Kajjo. – “I just loved English! I had a teacher from New Zealand that made English come alive for me and I perfected my English by Read more »

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January 12, 2015

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About Our Networks – A. Ross Johnson and S. Enders Wimbush write in the Washington Post on the need for Radio and TV Marti as Cuba enters a new era. – New York Times editorial on Azerbaijan’s crackdown calls for tougher Western response, mentions aggressive actions toward RFE/RL. Read more »

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