July 25, 2014

About Our Networks

– International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran reports that signal jamming - including of VOA and Radio Farda – caused a lack of public safety information and was partially responsible for fatalities following June 12, 2014 sandstorm.

– The Guardian reprints a profile of RFE/RL’s “In Search of the Missing.”

Citations of BBG Networks

– A VOA Khmer article about Cambodia’s draft cybercrime law quoted by the Committee to Protect Journalists.

– Mashable uses RFE/RL link and translation of audio clip in which Khodakovsky acknowledges that a BUK missile system was in the possession of the rebels.

– RFE/RL reporting cited by Washington Times in article on Russian fighter jets reaching Iraq.

– RIA Novosti cites RFA report on policemen attacking Kau Yan church in Zhejiang province.

– VOA Hausa interview Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on how Nigeria can defeat Boko Haram quoted by Osun Defender.

– Yonhap cites VOA reporting on medical aid to North Korea.

– Moscow Times cites RFE/RL reporting in piece on Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozzhayev trial.

– Sahara Reporters cites VOA story on Sudanese woman who was spared a death sentenceafter converting from Islam to Christianity.

– Yonhap cites RFA reporting on a jump in tourists visiting the Chinese side of Mt. Paektu.

– The Examiner cites VOA report on a terror threat against Norway.

– Liberia seeks clarification on U.S. visa denial for three government officials. AllAfrica cites VOA reporting.

Of Interest

– Four journalists, including Washington Post correspondent, detained in Iran.

– Journalists working for CNN and RT abducted in East Ukraine.

– Reddit launches live-blogging platform.

– Can the State Department “out-tweet the terrorists“?

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