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— Russian state television airs anti-American film during a break from Olympic coverage. Washington Post notes that the film has a mention of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
— Google’s search results in China do include the Voice of America.
— Radio World reports that Richard Stengel will join the Broadcasting Board of Governors as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.
Citations of BBG Networks
— The Express Tribune quotes VOA interview with Afghan Taliban spokesperson that claim of negotiations between Karzai and Taliban is “baseless.”
— Time quotes VOA report on new rules for facial hair for Sikhs in the military.
— Washington Post opinion piece cites statistics on homelessness from VOA report.
— RFE/RL Ukrainian Service video of protesters leaving city hall used by CNN and WDAM.
— Ethiopian pilot hijacks plane in attempt to get asylum from Switzerland. UPI votes VOA reporting.
— UPI cites VOA report on third anniversary of “Day of Rage” on Libya.
— UPI cites RFE/RL report of Valentine’s Day being celebrated in Pakistan as form of protest.
— Filming a love story in Iran.
— Reporting on everyday life in Xinjiang.
— House of Cards as public diplomacy in China? (no spoilers)
— Internet improvements in Iran.
— Head of Australia’s publicly-funded broadcaster defends international broadcasting.
— How a first-time film-maker alerted the world to Venezuela’s student protests.