March 18, 2014

About Our Networks

– Daily News Egypt reports on the BBG’s findings about media use in Egypt.

– VOA Radiogram.

Citations of BBG Networks

– NBC News cites RFE/RL coverage of Ukraine sanctions debate.

– Guardian quotes Alhurra TV interview in article on new laws in Iraq that permit marital rape.

– AFP and Tibetan Review cite RFA report that two Tibetan monks set themselves on fire as protest.

– CPJ quotes VOA interview with Oliver Modi, the chairman of the Union of Journalists in South Sudan.

– The WireExaminer, and State Column cite VOA reporting on Crimea referendum.

– Japan Times cites RFA report that that Uyghurs are pretending to be Turkish for asylum.

– Bangkok Post cites RFA report that Rohingyas left out of Burma’s census.

– UPI cites VOA report on attack in northern Nigerian town.

– The National Interest cites RFE/RL piece on Ukraine constitutional questions.

In the foreign-language press:

– Ram Rem (Egyptian news site) cites Radio Sawa report that President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin the United States rejected the results of a secession referendum in Ukraine’s Crimea region and warned that Washington was ready to impose sanctions on Moscow over the crisis.

– YTN (South Korean news agency) cites Radio Free Asia report that a US NGO Wellspring sent mounted drilling machine trucks to North Korea requested by a NK cooperation organization, Underground Water Development Laboratory.

Of Interest

– The state of journalism in Turkey.

– Missing Malaysia jet and anti-journalism.

– How Americans choose to get their news.

– WeChat censorship crackdown.

– RT blocked on YouTube?

– Wall Street Journal takes down its chandelier.

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