Outlets Archives: Washington Post

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

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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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April 14, 2014

First RFE studio

About Our Networks – Bloomberg, Interfax, Fox News, Los Angeles Times discuss Russia cutting off VOA broadcasts. – USA Today interviews Russian journalists Ivan Beliaev and Ildar Gabidullin – both affiliated with RFE/RL – regarding media repression in Ukraine. – “So let Russian President Vladimir Putin play his childish Cold War Read more »

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April 11, 2014

A protester demonstrates against censorship of the Internet near the State Duma in Moscow.

About Our Networks – Washington Post and Moscow Times report on the Russian government cutting off Voice of America radio transmissions in Moscow. – U.S. international media “are an integral part of promoting American values, especially our love of free speech, to those who are deprived such freedom.” – RTVi Read more »

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March 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – Newly released Clinton presidency documents discuss 1998 Voice of America interview with Hillary Clinton. (Washington Post, CNN, New York Times) – Hisham Melhem, Washington bureau chief of Al Arabiya News, discusses Arab and American media in an op-ed following his discussion of the same at Read more »

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March 28, 2014

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About Our Networks – Congress moving closer to a bill that will increase Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcasts to Ukraine (Washington Post, Wall Street Journal) Citations of BBG Networks – Foreign Policy cites VOA report on Russian troops near Ukraine. – Government Executive quotes VOA Read more »

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March 27, 2014

Anchor introduces segment on Venezuela

About Our Networks – Member of the Kurdish peshmerga force will be tried for the murder of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohammed Bidaiwi. (Al Arabiya, IFEX, Al Ahram) – Ukraine bill in Congress would give VOA and RFE/RL additional funding to broadcast in Ukraine. (AP, Pakistan Today, Business Standard) – Read more »

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March 5, 2014

Mideast Syria

About Our Networks – RFE/RL correspondent beaten and forced to kneel and kiss a Russian flag during demonstration in Kharkiv. Reporters Without Borders calls for news media to be able to cover Ukraine crisis freely. – Cricket in Afghanistan. ESPN profiles Voice of America’s Matiullah Abid. – TV Technology and Radio Read more »

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February 27, 2014

Reporter speaking while on the street in Caracas

About Our Networks – “Through public diplomacy (Voice of America can be heard there, but programming can be beefed up with Radio Marti personnel crafted specifically for Venezuela while the protests last) and financial support for democracy promotion we can at the very least show Read more »

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February 20, 2014

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About Out Networks – Ghana Broadcasting Corporation signs agreement with Voice of America. – George Sayevich, former VOA reporter, brutally beaten in Ukraine. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times credits RFE/RL several times for Ukraine coverage. – USA Today and Washington Post cite RFE/RL Ukrainian Service interview with Yanukovych adviser. – Read more »

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