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
— 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.
— 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.