April 24, 2014

About Our Networks

– This evening in DC: A discussion focusing on efforts by the USIA, the Voice of America and the State Department to use jazz as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War.

Citations of BBG Networks

– NBCWashington PostCNNAPLos Angeles TimesABCNew York Magazine and many other publications use VOA Somali Service exclusive interview with father of the 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific.

– NPR speaks with Andrew Green, VOA’s South Sudan bureau chief, about massacre in Bentiu.

– Phayul and Tibetan Review cite RFA reporting on Tibetans being forced by Chinese authorities to cancel a language contest.

– Business Insider cites VOA reporting on pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine.

In the foreign-language press:

– Sotaliraq (Iraqi news site) interviews MBN President, Brian Conniff, on Alhurra-Iraq’s tenth anniversary.

Of Interest

– Journalists detained in Ukraine.

– Erdogan offers condolences for 1915 Armenian killings.

– Al Jazeera journalists’ trial in Egypt adjourned again after another display of meaningless evidence.

– “In Pakistan, they used to censor journalists - now they shoot us

– Happy anniversary to China’s internet!

– Net neutrality.

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