Outlets Archives: Yonhap

July 30, 2014

People use mobile devices to record as riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters during a rally against a bill which would, among other things, allow Turkey's authorities to block web pages for privacy violations without a prior court decision, in Istanbul, Turkey, late Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Police in Istanbul have clashed with hundreds of protesters denouncing a new law that increases government controls over the Internet. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

About Our Networks – Government Executive, Radio World and Yonhap report on the House passage of legislation to reform international broadcasting. – Open Whisper Systems – a project partially funded by RFA’s Open Technology Fund – releases an app that allows encrypted calling for iPhones. Citations of BBG Networks – Korea Read more »

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July 28, 2014

Zhaohui Rui (left) and Huaguang Zhao join VOA Mandarin reporter Xin Chen on the set of "Pro and Con" on May 30, 2014.

About Our Networks – Time publishes a piece by BBG Chairman Jeff Shell on U.S. international media, and the importance of objective and uncensored journalism. – “…to reach large populations it is necessary to use whatever media platforms are prevalent in a given region. This is what Read more »

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July 25, 2014

About Our Networks – International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran reports that signal jamming - including of VOA and Radio Farda – caused a lack of public safety information and was partially responsible for fatalities following June 12, 2014 sandstorm. – The Guardian reprints a profile Read more »

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July 21, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites interviews with Russians reacting to Malaysian Airlines disaster from RFE/RL’s Tom Balmforth. – Wall Street Journal quotes VOA report on U.N. Security Council emergency meeting regarding MH17. – Gospel Herald and Christianity Today cite RFA report that human rights lawyers Gao Zhisheng could be Read more »

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July 17, 2014

Alhurra correspondent Yehia Qassem was reporting from Sderot, Israel, when rockets landed behind him

About Our Networks – “Two journalists on assignment for the U.S.-funded Arabic TV station Al-Hurra Iraq were injured on Sunday while covering clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State fighters in the district of Jurf al-Sakhar in Babil province.” – In report about the Egyptian media Read more »

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July 16, 2014

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About Our Networks – “I haven’t heard from my son for eight months. I am so anxious and sad.” – RFE/RL’s “In Search of the Missing” featured in the Washington Post. – OCCRP publishes investigative report by Khadija Ismayilova on Swedish telecom giant TeliaSonera and Azerbaijani President’s Read more »

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July 10, 2014

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About Our Broadcasters – Asia Radio Today reminds readers of RFA’s AIB award last year. – Phnom Penh Post reports on fallout after a diplomat’s controversial comments in RFA interview. – Washington Examiner echoes OIG report on morale at OCB. Citations of BBG Networks – Read more »

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July 8, 2014

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About Our Broadcasters – Foreign Policy and ABC News write about the grounding of Aero Marti. – The Pacific Standard recalls RFE/RL’s role as an essential life line for Budapesters in Communist Hungary. – eHam.net writes about VOA’s adjustments in shortwave broadcasting. – McClatchy (newspaper Read more »

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June 25, 2014

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About Our Networks – Setareh Derakhshesh, director of the VOA Persian Service, publishes an op-ed in the New York Times on internet freedom in Iran. – Politico mentions House and Senate discussions on Internet freedom initiatives. – Neo Club Press (Spanish news site) acknowledges Armando Anel, Radio Marti, Read more »

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June 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – Voice of America partners with the University of Texas on intercultural dialogue between student leaders in Austin and Afghanistan. – NextGov mentions BBG as one of several agencies that have participated in the Virtual Student Foreign Service program. – George Woodward passed away. – El Nuevo Herald (South Read more »

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