December 18, 2014

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About Our Networks – Office of Cuba Broadcasting Director Carlos García-Pérez appears on CNBC to discuss Cubans’ reactions to policy changes. – Reporters Without Borders publishes list of 100 “information heroes,” includes RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – Broadcasting & Cable reports on confirmation of new BBG Governor Karen Kornbluh. Read more »

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December 17, 2014

VOA reporter Daniel Schearf and video journalist Arash Arabasadi (with fixer Anna Pyatetska) interview Ukrainian man. Kyiv, Ukraine, March 25, 2014.

About Our Networks – Cambodia Daily notes that VOA Khmer has one of the most popular Facebook pages in Cambodia. – Radio World reports that the BBG has two new members. Citations of BBG Networks – New Yorker and Atlantic quote RFE/RL Radio Mashaal reporting from scene of Pakistan attack;Vice, Fox and Yahoo use video. – New Read more »

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December 16, 2014

Zhaohui Rui (left) and Huaguang Zhao join VOA Mandarin reporter Xin Chen on the set of "Pro and Con" on May 30, 2014.

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders launches petition to free RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – Deutsche Welle recalls Romanians tuning in to VOA and RFE/RL broadcasts during Ceausescu’s rule. Citations of BBG Networks – BBC cites RFE/RL report on the “Gandalf for President!” movement in Belarus. – Epoch Read more »

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December 15, 2014

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About Our Networks – War on the Rocks publishes commentary by BBG Governor Matt Armstrong on the media environment in Russia. – Haaretz on detention of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova and what it may mean for Israel’s relations with Azerbaijan. – EurasiaNet notes that passages of Ukraine Freedom Support Act Read more »

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December 12, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio World reports on the BBG’s partnership with Hub Accra, a Ghana-based tech incubator. – The Independent mentions the IBB’s support for Tor in repressive regimes as a way to access censored media. – Wall Street Journal questions the structure of U.S. international media. – Washington Read more »

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December 11, 2014

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About Our Networks – Buzzfeed suggests that the jailing of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova is the end of free speech in Azerbaijan. – Venezuela sanctions bill includes note that BBG should report on Venezuelans’ access to “accurate, objective and comprehensive” news. – Newsweek mentions RFE/RL’s Cold War past. Citations Read more »

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December 10, 2014

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About our Networks – BBG mentioned in FederalNewsRadio.com report on 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Citations of BBG Networks – Social media campaign to free Khadija Ismayilova covered by Al Jazeera and Reuters – The Guardian article about threats to journalists in South Sudan quotes VOA stringer. – Variety cites VOA  update on Hong Read more »

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December 9, 2014

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About our Networks –  Guardian, Spiegel, Panorama.am cover Khadija Ismayilova detention. Citations of BBG Networks – CNN and Reuters use RFE/RL Afghan Service video of aftermath of Taliban attack. – VOA cited in Epoch Times coverage of Chinese security czar accused of leaking secrets. – Breitbart News coverage of Russia’s crackdown on independent media notes Read more »

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December 8, 2014

Khadija Ismayilova

About our Networks – Friday’s detention of Khadija Ismayilova covered in  New York Times,  USA Today, Foreign Policy, AP, France 24,  CPJ, Amnesty and others – Radioandmusic.com report on VOA-BBC collaboration to fight the spread of Ebola. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites RFA interview with Chinese petitioner about suicide attempt in protest of alleged Read more »

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December 5, 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)

Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian, Bloomberg, TIME, BBC, Reuters, USA Today, LA Times cite VOA in continuing coverage of Sony hacking. – Vox cites RFE/RL coverage of Islamic militant attack in Chechnya. – Forum 18 cites RFE/RL report on detention of Nakhichevan Muslims. – BelarusDigest cites RFE/RL report on legal advocacy leader kicked out of Belarus. Of Read more »

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