October 30, 2014

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About Our Networks – Arturo Sandoval remembers VOA jazz broadcasts. Citations of BBG Networks – The News Tribune cites Alhurra reporting on Islamic State executions of more than 40 Sunni men. – CPJ cites RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari on Iran acid attacks. – Reuters quotes RFA interview with Aung San Suu Read more »

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October 29, 2014

Photo courtesy: U.S. Embassy Macedonia

About Our Networks – Nile Basin Initiative newsletter outlines a journalist training conducted by VOA and the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks – Al Monitor cites RFE/RL blog on Moscow and Tehran opposition to Turkey’s idea for a buffer zone in Syria. – AllAfrica cites VOA Hausa reporting on negotiations between Read more »

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October 28, 2014

Games-Mature Storytelling

About Our Networks – VOA Ukrainian’s Myroslava Gongadze is co-moderating a series of televised parliamentary election debates on the First National TV channel in Ukraine. Mediasapiens (Ukrainian trade publication) and First National TV (Ukrainian TV channel), along with other publications, have noted her participation. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Read more »

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October 27, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – WUSA9 interviews VOA’s Carol Guensburg about reporting on Ebola in Guinea. – All Access Music Group reports that VOA is now available on ZenoRadio. – Federal News Radio notes that, according to the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results, DHS fell below BBG on the Read more »

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October 24, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites RFA report that a Tibetan religious leader was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison. – Vice quotes RFE/RL’s blog post about the possibility of ISIL ideology spreading to Russia. – Los Angeles Times quotes 2006 RFA interview with Chinese activist Read more »

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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

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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

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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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