All posts tagged RFE/RL

Aung San Suu Kyi's visit underscores importance of VOA and RFA radio for freedom advocates in oppressed nations

BBG Watch Commentary On the occasion of VOA’s 70th anniversary this year, Aung San Suu Kyi said it was like the birthday of a friend, “because the VOA and other broadcasting stations were the friends who kept me company during …

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CUSIB supports drive to honor James L. Buckley

Reposted from the CUSIB website. The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) is proud to join the drive

CUSIB supports drive to honor James L. Buckley

Reposted from the CUSIB website. The Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting (CUSIB) is proud to join the drive

‘Old white guys’ meet ‘cute young intern’ and First Amendment at the Broadcasting Board of Governors

A commentary by BBG Watch Cute High School Intern Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) officials have gotten so used to running their small federal agency like their own

Architects of BBG's failed China plan rewarded with new positions

Two Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) officials described by BBG Watch sources as chief architects of the failed BBG plan to end Voice of America (VOA) radio and TV broadcasts

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Death of Voice of America legendary radio host Pat Gates Lynch

Celebrated Voice of America Breakfast Show host Pat Gates Lynch died after a struggle with cancer Sunday at  her home in Fort Belvoir. From the mid-50s until 1969,

Voice of America will celebrate 70th anniversary of broadcasting to China with a reception on Capitol Hill

Voice of America (VOA) employees and their supporters will celebrate 70 years of VOA broadcasting to China with a Capitol Hill reception hosted by Congressman Dana

Reporter gets five years in Turkmenistan — CPJ

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New York, October 5, 2011 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the sentencing today of Dovletmurad Yazguliyev, a local correspondent

Yuriy Handler 1936-2011, Soviet Dissident, Former Director of Radio Liberty Russian Service

Yuriy Handler 1936-2011 – Soviet Dissident, Former Director of Radio Liberty’s Russian Service

Remembering A Mentor by Mario Corti No one has told Yuriy Handler's story better than his daughter, best-selling American novelist Paullina Simons.

When I was 9 years old my

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Józef Światło, Radio Free Europe and Balloons | Richard H Cummings | Historytimes.com

FreeMediaOnline.org Truckee, CA, USA, October 01, 2010 -- For those interested in the history of U.S. international broadcasting, Richard H Cummings, author

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Armenian journalist appeals to Obama to protect rights of foreign journalists at U.S. government-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Armenian journalist Anna Karapetian (photo) has written a letter to President Obama asking him to protect the rights of foreign journalists employed by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL),

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