April 18, 2014

About Our Networks

– Washington Post piece on Russia’s criticism of AP quotes Rossiya-1 statement that “even the USSRwas acting more delicately when it was blocking transmission of the Voice of America.”

– Wall Street Journal opinion piece discusses structural reform of U.S. international media.

– April 24 event on jazz diplomacy will include a focus on Voice of America.

– Politico notes that lawmakers plan to travel to Ukraine to “and assess efforts to expand hours and quality of U.S. international broadcasting.”

– Dui Hua Digest notes that Huang Chengjun and Ye Xiangfeng heard about the Chinese Democracy Justice Party by listening to the Voice of America.

Citations of BBG Networks

– The Guardian quotes RFE/RL interview with Ivan Lozowy.

– Bangkok Post and Global Times cite RFA reporting on teen killed after running a red light.

– The Celebrity Cafe cites VOA reporting on Edward Snowden call-in to Putin show.

– Cambodia Daily cites RFA interview with CNRP Vice President Kem Sokh.

In the foreign-language press:

– VOA Khmer’s interview with a prominent Cambodian opposition leader in Washington was picked up by at least one local Cambodian media VOD (Voice of Democracy). The English-language version of the interview can be read here.

– Vietnamese News Agency and other news outlets use VOA article that quoted American photo journalist Katherine Karnow on the death of General Giap.

Of Interest

– Putin puts on a show.

– Drones repurposed as wifi hotspots.

– 5 findings on digital video news.

– The confidence gap.

– Bad ledes.

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