Outlets Archives: Washington Post

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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February 18, 2014

About Our Networks – Russian state television airs anti-American film during a break from Olympic coverage. Washington Post notes that the film has a mention of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. – Google’s search results in China do include the Voice of America. – Radio World reports that Richard Stengel will Read more »

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February 5, 2014

people watching a television that shows Presdient Obama giving hsi 2013 State of the Union speech

About Our Networks – RFE/RL President Kevin Klose interviewed by Washington Post about his recollections of 1980 Moscow Olympics. – Asia Radio Today piece outlines media situation in Cambodia for RFA and VOA. – How the BBG’s Office of Digital & Design Innovation does UX testing. – BBG mentioned Read more »

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February 3, 2014

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About Our Networks – Wall Street Journal notes that “today Washington’s most promising source of funding for firewall-circumvention tools appears to be the Broadcasting Board of Governors.” – The Phnom Penh Post publishes statement by BBG Chairman Jeffrey Shell noting the lack of media freedoms in Cambodia. – Read more »

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January 21, 2014

Two RFERL Ukrainian journalists were beaten while covering the protests. In this side by side, their bruises and injuries are apparent.

About Our Networks – Detention and brutal beating of two RFE/RL Ukrainian Service journalists covered by Washington Post; Mashable; Interfax; RIA Novosti; AFP. A statement from the BBG & RFE/RL. – In editorial, Washington Post urges visa for David Satter. – Radio Prague interviews RFE/RL President Kevin Klose (Part 1 of 3) – The Guardian, Read more »

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January 15, 2014

David Satter, speaking to group

About Our Networks – David Satter visa rejection covered across international media: Reuters; Washington Post; Index on Censorship; Mashable; CPJ; CNN; Forbes opinion piece. David Satter op-ed in the Wall Street Journal; Broadcasting Board of Governors issues a statement; Hudson Institute issues a statement. – Prague Post on the harassment of VOA and RFE/RL journalists in Ukraine. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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January 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – Congratulations to journalists within our networks who report on Asia. Asia Radio Today does a rundown of awards they received in 2013. – Washington Post mentions RFE/RL being taken off AM in list of “highs and lows” in U.S.-Russia relationship. Citations Read more »

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