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— Is Iranian government censorship causing cancer? io9 mentions Iran’s blocking of VOA news and quotes RFE/RL’s Persian Letters Blog on the health effects of jamming technology.
— “I have listened to RFA [Radio Free Asia] every day. They report that international and local NGOs are calling for [the 23] to be released-but the Cambodian government does not care.”
— Pakistani journalists share their experiences visiting the U.S. with audiences around the world on VOA’s Urdu Service.
— In call to reform international broadcasting, Heritage gives its opinion on possibilities for structural changes.
Citations of BBG Networks
— Vladimir Putin hates the internet. Washington Post cites RFE/RL reporting on the web in Russia.
— Buzzfeed uses report by RFE/RL on Iranians shaving their heads in support of prisoners.
— Tibetan Review cites RFA coverage of harassment of Tibetan family by Chinese authorities.
— Chosun Ilbo cites VOA reporting on possible North Korean nuclear tests.
In the foreign-language press:
— Mosaique FM (Tunisian radio station broadcasting in French) cited Radio Sawa for its interview with the Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdelaziz regarding the abduction of three Jordanian diplomats in Libya. “ It is hard to predict when the abductees will be released, Abdelaziz said.
— Albawabh (Egyptian news site) notes that PLO Executive Committee Secretary Yaser Abed Rabbo told Radio Sawa that the United States’ threat to halt aid to the Palestinian Authority is unnecessary.
— The Washington Post after Bezos.
— Facebook does news.
— New York Times public editor criticizes story on Ukraine photos linked to Russia.
— Dangers of freelance reporting in Syria.