March 10, 2014

About Our Networks

– In response to Russian media propaganda, Anne Applebaum suggests increased funding for RFE/RL in The Telegraph.

– Cuba allowing some smartphone access but Miami Herald notes that the country is still blocking Radio/TV Marti.

Citations of BBG Networks

– RFE/RL reporting on Ukraine cited in NPRUSA Today, and the Atlantic.

– Arirang cites VOA reporting on possibility for further UN sanctions on North Korea.

– Mashable includes VOA’s report on Crimea referendum in compilation of important stories around the world.

– Tibetan Review cites RFA report on woman who self-immolated on Tiananmen Square.

In the foreign-language press:

– News Zum (South Korean news agency) cites RFA report that Air China will double its Beijing-Pyongyang flight schedule starting from the end of this month.

Of Interest

– AP says armed men in Crimea “confiscated” its reporters’ TV equipment.

– CBS and shortwave.

– Freelance photographer killed in Syria.

– “Elections” in North Korea.

– Pakistan’s first women-only bus.

– Why attention - not clicks - will win the web.

– Sleep at work.

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