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Cablegate: Media Placement of Washington File Articles,

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

281416Z Sep 05

UNCLAS KINSHASA 001605

SIPDIS

FOR INR/R/MR; AF; AF/C; AF/PD; AF/PA
IIP/G/AF TJDOWLING

E.O.12958: N/A
TAGS: OPRC KMDR KPAO CG
SUBJECT: MEDIA PLACEMENT OF WASHINGTON FILE ARTICLES,
SEPTEMBER 19-24, 2005


1. The September 24th edition of the pro-opposition "Le
Palmares" dedicated two full pages (13 and 14) to the
September 20th "Washington File" article entitled "The
Beginning of 2007 D.V. Lottery Registration." It was
credited to L.P./Usia.

2. The English version of same article, edited to one
page for a Congolese audience by Guillaume Tshibambe,
appeared earlier in the September 22nd edition of the
independent "La Reference Plus," page 15. The U.S.
Department of State was attributed.

3. The September 24th edition of pro-opposition "Le
Palmares" carried from pages 11-12 a second article
entitled "World Bank Report Urges Adoption of Policies
that Promote Equity" (September 20th "Washington
File"). It had no credit.

4. The September 23rd edition of the pro-opposition "La
Tempete des Tropiques" carried on page 12 the article
entitled "Washington Area Offers Immigrants a helping
Hand" (September 16th "Washington File"). The article
was credited to Susan Ellis, "Washington File".

Meece

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