Voice of America VOA English News about 10 hours late in posting to Facebook on Castro’s death

BBG Watch Commentary

The Voice of America’s VOA English News was about ten (10) hours behind Russia’s RT, BBC, and other international media in posting its first full Castro death story on Facebook.

READ: VOA, RT, BBC Facebook Castro posts compared: VOA 379; RT 11K; BBC 56K Likes, BBG Watch, November 26, 2016

 

As of 5:50 pm ET Saturday, November 26, VOA’s first full Facebook post on Castro’s death was showing:

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VOA – 379 Likes

VOA – 19 Shares

VOA – 13 Comments

Also note that both RT and BBC had their first Facebook post on Castro’s death about ten (10) hours before VOA posted its first full content story (not counting the breaking news headline and a photo gallery which had been posted earlier).

RT’s first Facebook post on Castro’s death was showing:

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RT – 11,000 Likes

RT – 11,000 Shares

RT – 1,100 Comments

BBC’s first Facebook post on Castro’s death was showing:

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BBC – 56,000 Likes

BBC – 37,168 Shares

BBC – 3,683 Comments

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