About Our Networks
– Kurt Volker notes in TIME that RFE/RL and VOA are “sometimes the only sources of reliable information” but due to U.S. government budget constraints are not funded as well as RT.
– Here & Now looks at how government-funded media outlets are viewed.
– Senator Roger Wicker urges continuation of RFE/RL broadcasts to the Balkans and Iraq.
– Historic profile of VOA Delano, a WWII-era transmitting station.
Citations of BBG Networks
– TIME cites Radio Free Asia report on the poor health of jailed Tibetan leader Khenpo Kartse.
– Centre for Research on Globalization cites VOA interview with former US ambassador to RussiaMichael McFaul.
– UPI cites RFE/RL coverage of Yanukovych’s speech from Russia.
– Long War Journal cites Radio Sawa that 9/11 recruiter freed in Syria.
– Malaysia Sun cites VOA reporting on at-risk children in Syria.
In the foreign-language press:
– Elfagr and Akhbar Elnahardah (Egyptian news and information sites) cited statements aired on Radio Sawa from the State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki regarding the oil tanker that loaded a cargo of illicitly obtained oil at the Libyan port of As-Sidra.
– Swedish journalist shot and killed in Afghanistan.
– The future of internet freedom.
– BBC can make a difference in North Korea?
– How Africa tweets.
– People-powered front pages.