May 7, 2014

About Our Networks

– As press freedom in Iraq declines, Reporters Without Borders notes that Alhurra TV crew was prevented from covering a protest in Karbala.

– Vietnamese blog Ba Sam advises readers on how to read articles on blocked websites like Radio Free Asia and Voice of America.

– Wall Street Journal praises proposed international broadcasting legislation.

– Washington Post on the death of Kenneth Tomlinson.

Citations of BBG Networks

– VoxFox NewsChristian Science MonitorLeadership cite VOA reporting on the missing Nigerian schoolgirls.

– Reuters piece about teen stowaway investigation cites VOA interviews with mother and father. Star Tribune and NBC News also cite VOA interviews.

– Christian Science MonitorInternational Business TimesMalaysia Sun cite RFA on knife attack at railway station in southern China.

– Foreign Policy piece on polio cites VOA interview with Saira Afzal Tarar, Pakistan’s national minister of health.

– Foreign Policy writes feature around RFE/RL video of prosecutor’s threat to Crimean Mejilis.

– Yonhap cites VOA and RFA reporting on DRPK-EU relations.

– Daily NK cites RFA reporting on food rations in North Korea.

– Yahoo News uses video from RFE/RL Iraqi Service of vote counting in Iraq.

– FANA News (Federation of Arab News Agencies) cites Radio Sawa reporting that U.S. may impose sanctions on individuals on both sides of South Sudan conflict, involvomg a ban on travel to the United States and the freezing of any assets under U.S. authority.

– Turkishny.com (popular diaspora news portal) picks up VOA coverage of launch of “Turkish Cuisine Tales,” a new cultural series from the American Turkish Association of Washington DC.

– Almejhar News (Jordanian news site) cites Radio Sawa report that Human Rights Watch criticized Lebanon for refusing entry to 40 Palestinians from Syria.

– Alnassr News (pan-Arab news portal) cites Radio Sawa’s report on the search operation for 11 crew members of a cargo vessel that sank after colliding with a container ship in waters near Hong Kong

Of Interest

– Checking the authenticity of digital images.

– A deep look at Russian and western media coverage of Odesa tragedy.

– Report: The American Journalist in the Digital Age

– Journalists targeted in eastern Ukraine.

– How to engage readers when you have dense content.

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