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RFE/RL Documentaries Win New York Festivals International Awards

(WASHINGTON - April 26, 2017) Two RFE/RL video documentaries have won Silver Awards at the 2017 New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards ceremony in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 25. RFE/RL’s Russian Service’s “She Was Called Tatiana” profiles Russian...

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Abu Dhabi Media launches new radio stations

Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) has launched two new radio services. Radio 1 and Radio 2 are part of the Abu Dhabi Radio Network, and bring the total number of stations it operates to eight. The  launch, which increases ADM's brands  to 27, underscores the corporation's plans...

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Hong Kong ends its DAB adventure

Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) is about to come to an abrupt end in Hong Kong as its remaining provider, RTHK, plans to shut down the DAB service within six months. The broadcaster has vowed not to fire any staff; five employees are responsible for the DAB...

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The AIBs 2017 – open for entry

The Association for International Broadcasting is delighted to announce that its 13th annual awards for factual programming across video, audio and online production are open for entry. For 2017, there has been a root and branch examination of the categories with the...

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BBC selects AFPTV as major video news supplier

The BBC has selected AFPTV as a key supplier of English-language video news, significantly expanding its relationship with the Paris-headquartered international news agency AFP. Under a multi-year agreement starting April 1 2017, the British broadcaster will receive...

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Euronews: France 2017 in 360°

Euronews, in partnership with several French regional media outlets and with the support of Google News Lab, launches a series of 9 portraits of French people in 360° videos, produced in the weeks before the French presidential election. Euronews is covering the...

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ISIS defectors speak out on Alhurra

Alhurra Television interviewed ISIS defectors and their families as part of a two-part documentary series debuting March 25th. Alhurra cameras were exclusively allowed into Mitiga prison in Libya to interview two female defectors for Women With ISIS and husband and...

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