RECENT RFE/RL HIGHLIGHTS:
On September 6, Reporters Without Borders featured Iranian government harassment of Radio Farda and its journalists in a report on "How Iran tries to control news coverage by foreign-based journalists."
Between August 19-30, BBC Newsnight, The Atlantic, Daily Mail, Digg, Calvert Journal, Lonely Planet, Georgia Today, Caucasus Business Week, Agenda.ge, Day.az, Fresher.ru, and Infodays.ru cited and linked to RFE/RL photojournalist Amos Chapple's aerial record of Georgia's mountains, lowlands, and cities, captured prior to the implementation of new rules on September 1 restricting the use of drones in Georgian airspace.
On August 17, RFE/RL journalist Carl Schreck broke the news (in English) that a Russian web provider had suspended the Russian domain of neo-Nazi outlet Daily Stormer; his story was cited by Arstechnica, Daily Caller, Mercury News, Firstpost.com, Daily Democrat (Woodland, CA), The Daily Times (Maryville, TN), Meduza, Znak, and The Insider.
On August 16, NPR Morning Edition aired an interview with RFE/RL photojournalist Amos Chapple, about his photo report on mammoth ivory hunting in Siberia.
n July 30, The Washington Post asked, "How about some reciprocity?" in an editorial on the arrival on American airwaves of Sputnik Radio and continuing "decade-long banishment" of RFE/RL and VOA broadcasts in Russia.
On July 20, RFE/RL's Brian Whitmore participated in a briefing on Capitol Hill organized by the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe on "Kleptocrats of the Kremlin," that was aired live on the C-SPAN television network.
On July 14-15, news media worldwide including CNN, NPR, NBC News, Fox News, The Guardian, Business Insider, Daily Beast, Huffington Post (Canada, Australia), Daily Mail, The Globe and Mail, The Times of Israel, Associated Press, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Australian Financial Review, and The Japan News used or cited RFE/RL journalist Mike Eckel's 2016 photo and profile of Rinat Akhmetshin, the Russian-American lobbyist who attended a controversial June 2016 meeting involving Donald Trump, Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.