May 29, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL journalist Orken Zhoyamergen arrested while reporting in Kazakhstan. – Radio Free Europe mentioned in New York Times article about Jacek Kuron, the “forgotten dissident.” – AFP (French-language) notes Tehran accusation that VOA and RFE/RL, along with BBC, are trying to destabilize Iranian regime. Citations of Read more »

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May 28, 2014

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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 – Read more »

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May 27, 2014

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About Our Networks – New York Times editorial about possible reforms to U.S. international media. – NPR recalls how VOA and Radio Liberty were a window to freedom during the Cold War. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR, Forbes, Reason cite RFE/RL reporting on Ukraine. – Wall Street Journal cites Radio Free Read more »

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May 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – Bloomberg Businessweek on learning English using VOA broadcasts during the Cultural Revolution in China. – VOA and BBC broadcasting, pop song by Australian singer-songwriter Gotye used as “evidence” in trial of Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt. – Richard Grenell calls for surge in funding for Read more »

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May 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari interviewed on PRI and quoted by BBC and Guardian and on arrest of “happy” Iranians. Citations of BBG Networks – Thailand ceased all non-military broadcasting on the country’s television networks. Mashable uses reporting from VOA’s Steve Herman. – New York Times cites Radio Free Asia reporting Read more »

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May 21, 2014

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About Our Networks – New York Times discusses the “intense debate” regarding proposed U.S. international media restructuring. – RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari named as Guardian “ten people to follow” on Iran and quoted in the New York Times on Iranians detained for making “Happy” video. – The Miami Read more »

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May 20, 2014

Reporter standing under with tent like cover with U.S. Capitol in the background

About Our Networks – The Hill on U.S. international media. – On RFE/RL’s use of interactive maps for reporting on Russia. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR quotes VOA report in article on South Korean plan to dismantle coast guard. – RFE/RL’s Carl Schreck cited in New Republic on Russian Read more »

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May 19, 2014

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About Our Networks – Asia Radio Today notes that VOA, Radio Free Asia, and Radio Sawa are among the finalists in the New York Festivals. – Congressman Ed Royce on U.S. international media. – Senior VOA Foreign Correspondent Al Pessin on U.S. international media. (alternate link) – Al Monitor mentions VOA Read more »

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May 16, 2014

RFE/RL correspondent Andriy Dubchak reporting live in Kyiv, Dec 2013

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders criticizes proposal to make U.S. international media a propaganda tool, urges broadcasters to remain objective and independent. – Freedom House on separatists disrupting broadcasts of RFE/RL and VOA Ukrainian. – Channels TV and VOA sign a news partnership. – Roll Call points out Read more »

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May 15, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Wall Street Journal quotes VOA interview with Shen Lyu-hsun on Taiwan’s claim to the South China Sea. – DailyNK and Korean Herald cite VOA report on North Korea granting Korean-American permission to retrieve sister’s ashes. – Channel News Asia uses RFA reporting on three Han Chinese Read more »

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