April 8, 2014

About Our Networks

– VOA Director David Ensor joins other international media in call for increased safety and protection of journalists.

– The trial of the shooter of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohammed Bidaiwi has started.

– Radio/TV Marti and Cuban social media.

– Code audits of Open Technology Fund’s Cryptocat.

Citations of BBG Networks

– Yonhap cites VOA report on the jump in U.S. exports to North Korea.

– Vice quotes RFE/RL report on CIA’s role in bringing Doctor Zhivago to Russia.

– Shanghaiist cites Radio Free Asia report on Beijing’s suppression of commemoration for 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square incident.

– Daily Times and Nigerian Tribune discuss VOA Hausa interview with Nigerian soldier who said that military commanders are working with Boko Haram.

– RFE/RL piece about a day in Russian TV included on Financial Times list of “smart reads;” also republished in The Atlantic.

Of Interest

– Hello, Vox Media.

– CCTV will soon be “generating heat and light in Washington.”

– U.S. plan to help Cubans communicate should be applauded.

– Pakistani Taliban launch Urdu website.

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