March 4, 2014

About Our Networks

– techPresident lists Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Voice of America as sources for breaking news, live blogs and analysis out of Ukraine.

– VOA’s Steve Herman finalist for the Shorty Award for social media’s best journalist.

– AP and Mashable note RFE/RL involvement in Yanukovych document project.

– Time for diplomacy. MSNBC interview with Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy, Rick Stengel.

– Internet, television or radio? EurasiaNet publishes a piece on the BBG’s media research data on Russia.

– To broadcast to Africa, you need to do it in the language of your target audience. VOA does.

– All Access Music Group and Radio World on the management changes at RFE/RL.

– All Access Music Group on Karen Kornbluh nomination to the BBG.

– “The station also includes news reports from all over the globe and many different perspectives, from Voice of America to Vatican Radio to news from the Communist Party of China.”

– Clinton documents released include some on RFE/RL.

– Radio World on Relay, a new liveblogging tool developed by the BBG.

– What’s next for shortwave? Radio World and Southgate Amateur Radio News note that the BBG is seeking comments.

Citations of BBG Networks

– New York Times cites RFE/RL’s Tom Balmforth, uses RFE/RL photos in Ukraine reporting.

– Deadly stabbing attack in China. WLRN and the Telegraph cite Radio Free Asia reporting on Uyghurs in China

– Bloomberg Businessweek cites VOA report on China’s position on Ukraine.

– Quartz notes that reading RFE/RL history of Crimea can make you smarter.

– Mother Jones cites RFA reporting on problematic smog in China.

– How Iranian media are reporting on Ukraine. Iranian cites Radio Farda report.

– Yonhap cites VOA report that North Korea has imported $63 million and exported $11 million in defense equipment.

– Foreign Affairs cites RFE/RL reporting on constitutional protocol not being followed in Ukraine.

– CNBC puts VOA story on bitcoins in its Friday roundup.

Of Interest

– What you can learn about the Ukraine crisis from RT coverage.

– WaPo opens tech outpost in NYC.

– What has “gone wrong” with democracy?

– David Satter on Ukraine.

– The linguistics behind internet memes.

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