March 27, 2014

About Our Networks

– Member of the Kurdish peshmerga force will be tried for the murder of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohammed Bidaiwi. (Al ArabiyaIFEXAl Ahram)

– Ukraine bill in Congress would give VOA and RFE/RL additional funding to broadcast in Ukraine. (APPakistan TodayBusiness Standard)

– Daily Beast profile of Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves mentions his former employment at RFE/RL.

Citations of BBG Networks

– Washington PostNK News, and many other news outlets discuss Radio Free Asia’s story on North Korean students being advised to get “Kim Jong Un-style” haircuts.

– Yonhap cites VOA report on a new testing device for tuberculosis soon to be deployed in North Korea.

– Business Insider cites RFE/RL reporting on Russian troop movements near Ukraine.

– Vocativ cites RFA report on security forces in Chengdu beating and detaining activists to prevent them from meeting Michelle Obama.

Of Interest

– Media access to Michelle Obama.

– Twitter responds to Turkey.

– New York Times mobile app.

– Eating on camera.

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