August 18, 2014

About Our Networks

— AFP reports that Iraqi officer who killed Radio Free Iraq bureau chief is jailed for life.

— Hollywood Reporter reports on the idea of a BBG-funded satellite network to Russia.

— Radio World and Epoch Times regarding the BBG’s use of shortwave.

— NBC interviews Voice of America journalist and Yazidi activist Dakhil Shammo on the situation in Iraq.

— VOA reporter, Fatima Tlisova, discusses working conditions for reporters in the North Caucasus and human rights violations in the region on NPR.

Citations of BBG Networks

— The Telegraph uses Radio Free Iraq tweet on Iraq crisis.

— CNN and YahooNews use RFE/RL video of anti-government protests in Pakistan.

— Business Korea cites RFA reporting on North Korea purchase of farming land in Zimbabwe.

— UPI cites VOA reporting on Boko Haram.

— China Digital Times cites RFA reporting on police opening fire on Tibetan protesters.

— German Marshall Fund writes about RFE/RL Moldovan Service’s Sabina Fati’s Silk Road blog.

— VOA Turkish piece about ISIS secretly crossing the border into Turkey picked up by several newssites, including (one of the most popular Turkish opposition media outlets).

Of Interest

— Erdogan’s effect on journalism.

— Nadya Tolokonnikova’s media diet.

— Censorship on WeChat.

— Watch out for those cat videos.

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