August 7, 2014

About Our Networks

– Michael McFaul suggests that Voice of America should be given more resources to counter Russian propaganda.

– Freelance journalist in South Sudan - whose coverage included reports on state security issues for VOA – is in hiding.

Citations of BBG Networks

– Time cites RFA reporting on violence in Xinjiang, notes that Chinese state-controlled media offers a counter narrative.

– Kotaku and Huffington Post cite VOA reporting on Ebola.

– Yonhap cites VOA report on Catholic groups attempting to engage North Korea ahead of a visit to South Korea by Pope Francis.

– The Nation mentions RFE/RL Gandhara interview with Malala Yousafzai.

– DailyNK cites VOA reporting on U.S. NGO aid to North Korea.

Of Interest

– BBC relaunches blacked out Thai news service on Facebook.

– Can America win the online battle for hearts and minds?

– An interview with Iran’s Banksy.

– Assault on a female journalist in Ukraine.

– Huffington Post to launch Arabic-language site.

– Russia threatens to restrict access to BBC website.

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