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– 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
– NBC, Washington Post, CNN, AP, Los Angeles Times, ABC, New 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.
– 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.
– 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!