October 23, 2014

Games-Mature Storytelling

About Our Networks – VOA’s Rachel Jones remembers Ben Bradlee. – BBG’s Will Sullivan will teach an online Knight Center course on mobile journalism. Citations of BBG Networks – USA Today and Today’s Zaman cite VOA reporting on three teenage girls who were stopped in Frankfurt during an attempt to join Read more »

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October 22, 2014

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks – Heritage Foundation calls for the U.S. to increase the BBG’s capabilities to counter Russian propaganda. – Radio World notes BBG Director of Communications and External Affairs Lynne Weil’s upcoming move to USGLC. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters, Los Angeles Times, Denver Post, Deutsche Welle cite VOA reporting on Read more »

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October 21, 2014

screengrab from interview with Senator Cardin

Citations of BBG Networks – Bloomberg uses VOA reporting on Mozambique election results. – The Hill cites VOA on Putin referring to eastern Ukraine as “Novorossiya.” – Syria Direct cites Alhurra report on ISIL advancing toward Kobani. – Radio Tamazuj cites VOA reporting on press freedom in South Read more »

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October 20, 2014

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

About Our Networks – Government Video profiles the cost savings and benefits of the BBG’s move to an open office floor plan for the Office of Technology, Services & Innovation. – Business Standard writes about use of TV and mobile in Pakistan, drawing from the BBG’s media research Read more »

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October 17, 2014

NV1

About Our Networks – Index on Censorship calls for an end to harassment against RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR cites VOA reporting on Venezuela using newly acquired UN Security Council position to attack the U.S. – Index on Censorship cites RFE/RL report on Russia’s Read more »

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October 16, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – Amnesty International: RFE/RL reporter Khadija Ismayilova faces harassment. – Irish Times mentions VOA and RFE/RL’s new show, which is aimed at countering Russia’s reckless media campaign. (More information here.) Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post quotes VOA Persian’s interview with Wendy Sherman on Iran sanctions. – Read more »

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October 15, 2014

Pakistani man sitting listening to radio that he is holding in his lap

Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post uses VOA video footage of Pablo Escobar’s estate. – The Guardian cites quotes Radio Farda’s Moraad Veisi regarding Iran’s involvement in fighting ISIL. – South China Morning Post cites VOA reporting on detention of artists who planned a pro-Hong Kong poetry reading Read more »

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October 14, 2014

A Pakistani viewer looks at a television screen flashing suspension notice of GEO News channel in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, June 6, 2014. Pakistan's media regulatory agency on Friday suspended the operating license of the country's leading news channel for two weeks after a spat between the broadcaster and the country's powerful military. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

About Our Networks – CPJ on the charges against RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. AFP also writes about Ismayilova travel ban. – VOA and Radio Free Asia able to reach audiences in China behind the firewall using the Telstar 18 satellite and online media, with listener feedback surging over 60%. – “You’ll stumble Read more »

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October 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – Wall Street Journal profiles Han Dongfang, a leader of the 1989 protest movement in China, who also hosts a call-in program on Radio Free Asia. – Government Executive outlines contracting reform at the BBG. – Space News reports that the U.S. government ceasing to Read more »

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October 9, 2014

Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel visits Al Youm staff at MBN studios in Dubai.

Citations of BBG Networks – Quartz cites VOA report about the source of leaked CY Leung contract. – Christian Science Monitor quotes VOA interview with medical ethicist regarding Ebola death in Dallas. – Business Insider draws from RFA reporting to make the point that China may have Read more »

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