May 28, 2014

About Our Networks

– Steve Forbes, former chair of the Board for International Broadcasting discusses Ken Tomlinson and the importance of U.S. international broadcasting in Forbes.

– RFE/RL’s Natalya Sedletska discusses Ukraine on PRI’s The World.

– Radio World on Susan McCue’s resignation from the BBG.

Citations of BBG Networks

– New York Times uses Radio Free Asia reporting on Tibetan singer arrested for performing songs.

– New York Times cites VOA report on Ebola virus spreading from Guinea to Sierra Leone.

– Boston Globe cites VOA reporting on the missing Malaysian jet.

– CPJ cites RFE/RL reporting on journalist killed in Ukraine.

– AllAfrica uses VOA Hausa reporting on Boko Haram raids.

– Korea Times cites VOA report that North Korea owes Austria $200 million.

– Al Youm Al Sabe’a (Egyptian news site) cites Radio Sawa report that Morocco’s interior ministry announced the arrest of three people suspected of recruiting and financing jihadists to fight in Syria.

– Albawabah News (pan-Arab news site) cited statements aired on Radio Sawa from the Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa regarding the return of his country’s ambassador to Qatar. “Bahrain’s ambassador to Qatar will not return to resume his duties in Doha at the present time,” he said.

– Donia Alwatan (Palestinian news site) cited Radio Sawa for its interview with the Lebanese Wafaa parliamentary bloc member, MP Ali Mekdad, regarding the Lebanese presidential election. “Going to the Parliament before the agreement on a new president is not possible,” Mekdad said.

– Turkishny.com (diaspora news portal) picked up VOA Turkish report on Ersal Ozdemir, the first and only Turkish American to own a professional team in United States.

Of Interest

– A journalist goes missing nearly every day in Ukraine.

– Tech start-ups leave Moscow.

– Kim Jong Un’s ‘executed’ ex-girlfriend appears alive on TV.

– Journalistic ethics at internet speed.

– Good management.

– Managing human capital in journalism.

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