Followthemedia.com Asks Where Is VOA in Russian?
FreeMediaOnline.org, August 24, 2008, San Francisco — The Tickle File, ftm‘s (www.followthemedia.com) daily column of media news, asks about the absence on the airwaves of BBG Georgian and VOA Russian.
ftm reported that “VOA has just dumped its Russian language broadcast service (great timing but it still has a Russian language website).”
The BBC still has the Russian language radio service but no longer broadcasts in Georgian. FTM also included in its report information from FreeMediaOnline.org:
“Neither VOA nor its Board of Governors issued any statement that it had ended Russian language broadcasts according to Ted Lipien, president of FreeMediaOnline.org and acting VOA associate director until 2006.”
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