June 5, 2014

About Our Networks

— Ukrainians watch the same TV and still don’t agree. New York Daily News covers the BBG’s research briefing on Ukraine.

— Bloomberg Businessweek discusses Russia’s global media empire and distortion of news, mentions how the budget for U.S. international media is significantly smaller.

— Iranian state media launches smear campaign against journalist Masih Alinejad (who also has her own segment on Voice of America’s OnTen program) who launched a website asking women to send in photos of themselves sans hijab.

Citations of BBG Networks

— Los Angeles Times and International Business Times quotes RFA and VOA interviews with Hong Kong participants in a vigil to commemorate anniversary of Tiananmen Square.

— Huffington Post cites VOA reporting on the Thai coup.

— Rudaw quotes 2012 Alhurra TV interview with Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani.

— AllAfrica cites VOA reporting on Cameroon military operation against Boko Haram.

— Tibetan Review cites RFA on Chinese officials ordering Tibetan religious leaders to be loyal and joyful.

— Midnimo cites VOA coverage of 20 year-old from Minneapolis who may have gone to Turkey to fight in Syria civil war.

Of Interest

— New platform facilitates journalist collaboration around the world.

— BBC News cutting 500 jobs.

— Daily life outside of Tehran.

— The world’s unhappiest countries.

— Secret Service seeking sarcasm-detecting software.

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