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Egyptian trendsetters bring their popular content exclusively to El Saha

The Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. (MBN) is partnering with prominent Egyptian social media influencers, who will post their content on the MBN Egypt-centric digital platform El Saha. Aya Shoaib and Hady Bassiony will each bring a heightened version of their popular digital programs to El Saha’s Facebook page for an exclusive limited series.

RFA brand 歪脑 | WHYNOT wins online journalism award

 Radio Free Asia’s (RFA) digital brand 歪脑 | WHYNOT was today named a winner at this year’s Online News Association-sponsored Online Journalism Awards (OJA). Its winning documentary The Young People Who ‘Ran’ out of China, Are Their Dreams Coming True?, which profiles several Chinese emigrants who fled China during the Covid pandemic, won in the category of Digital Video Storytelling for Short Form, Small/Medium Newsroom.

RFA brand 歪脑 | WHYNOT wins National Murrow Award

 Radio Free Asia’s (RFA) digital brand 歪脑 | WHYNOT was named a winner of a National Murrow Award by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). Its video report Is China Polluting North Carolina with Hog Waste?, which follows activists fighting hog waste pollution in North Carolina at a Chinese-owned meat processing plant, won in the Investigative Reporting category for Small Digital Organization.

RFA statement on Cambodian order to block online content

Responding to a reported July 12 order by Cambodian government regulators to block the websites and social media pages of independent media outlets, including Radio Free Asia’s Khmer Service, RFA Chief Communication Officer Rohit Mahajan issued the following statement:

RFA, its brand 歪脑 | WHYNOT win at 25th SOPA Awards

Radio Free Asia’s (RFA) Mandarin Service, as well as its digital brand 歪脑 | WHYNOT were today named first-place winners at this year’s Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards. RFA Mandarin’s project In-depth Analysis of Trafficking of Women in China won in the category of Chinese Explanatory Reporting, while 歪脑 | WHYNOT’s report Post-feminism, Capitalist Trap, or the United Cultural Front? We Discuss Little Red Book with Female Users in Taiwan won in the category of Chinese Arts & Culture Reporting.

VOA wins five Chesapeake AP Awards in multiple categories

Voice of America journalists won first and second-place awards in five categories in this year’s Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association contest. CAPBA announced the awards at its annual ceremony in Ocean City, Md., on June 3.