April 30, 2014

About Our Networks

— Government Executive and Foreign Policy discuss proposed legislation to change the structure of the BBG and U.S. international media.

— The Nigerian Observer references a roundtable on ways to curb polio organized by VOA and the Centre for Disease Control.

Citations of BBG Networks

— New York Times cites Radio Free Asia report on individuals detained in Xinjiang for wearing veils or having beards.

— Reuters reports that teenage stowaway’s father has arrived in Hawaii, cites VOA article that the family expects that the boy will soon return to California.

— CPJ cites RFE/RL Ukrainian Service on journalists missing in eastern Ukraine.

— Yonhap cites RFA reporting on UN testing for foot-and-mouth disease in North Korea.

— Huffington Post quotes VOA report on Iran plan for a closed version of the internet.

— CNN and KPLC TV use RFE/RL video footage from Ukraine.

— Activism in Azerbaijan. Al Jazeera quotes RFE/RL interview with Leyla Yunus.

— New Straights Times cites RFA report that Chinese activist has been freed from prison after nine years.

— Jadeed NewsEstiklalMasrawy, Al AhramAkhbar Al YoumEgyptian People, and Shorouk News. cited Alhurra for its interview with the Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmi.

Of Interest

— In April, at least 18 reporters have been kidnapped, detained, beaten or tortured in Ukraine.

— Journalists under siege in Pakistan.

— The role of blogs, mainstream media, and TV in Russia’s media ecology.

— “West North Korea

— Vox publishes the story and the interview transcript in parallel.

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