About Our Networks
— RFE/RL’s Nenad Pejic and VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze participated in a panel on international broadcasting and countering Russian propaganda. (also analyzed by the Public Diplomacy Council here and here)
Citations of BBG Networks
— Huffington Post quotes VOA report on planned execution of Sudanese woman who allegedly converted to Christianity.
— Vice uses RFE/RL video on Syria.
— Poynter quotes RFA Executive Editor Dan Southerland on Chinese censorship ahead of the anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre.
— Arab News cites Radio Sawa reporting on subculture of girls and women behaving like men.
— Minneapolis Star Tribune cites VOA report on Minneapolis resident who became radicalized by a local sheik.
— IWPR cites RFE/RL Balkans Services reporting on flooding in Bosnia.
— International Business Times cites VOA reporting on preventing infertility after chemotherapy.
— International Business Times cites RFA reporting on fashion influence of Kim Jong Un’s wife, Ri Sol-Ju.
— Business Insider cites VOA reporting on teenage stowaway.
— Korea Times cites RFA report that World Food Program will employ more Korean speakers.
— Oman Observer cites VOA articles about homeless children in Juba.
— Oyoon News (Egyptian news site) cited State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki speaking on Radio Sawa regarding the new Palestinian unity government.
— Al Youm Al Sabe’a (Egyptian news site) cited statements aired on Radio Sawa from the Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem regarding the Syrian presidential election. “Today, Syria begins to take the route of a political solution,” al-Muallem said.
— Yerel 42 and Ilke Haber (two major Turkish websites) picked up VOA Turkish Service interview with Pro-Kurdish People’s Democracy Party HDP member of parliament Nursel Aydogan regarding 30 families conducting a sit-in protest asking officials to bring back their kidnapped children.
— “I wish to do my job but I can’t.” Egyptian satirist cancels his TV show.
— Photos of life in Iran.
— Yemen kicks out foreign correspondents.
— Blogging in Vietnam.