February 13, 2015

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks — Columbia Journalism Review notes that VOA will be closing its Jerusalem bureau, with Cairo becoming the new regional hub. — RFE/RL use of Visme mentioned in Huffington Post. Citations of BBG Networks — Telegraph and Euronews use RFE/RL Ukrainian Service video of parliament fight. — The Guardian cites […]

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February 12, 2015

Games-Mature Storytelling

About Our Networks — Foreign Policy mentions Khadija Ismayilova case in story of a dissident hiding in Swiss Embassy for months. Citations of BBG Networks — Bellingcat cites RFE/RL estimate of Western recruits to the Islamic State group. — WRTV Indianapolis cites VOA reporting on ships used to rescue migrants at […]

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February 11, 2015

VOA in Russia

About Our Networks — Mother Jones reviews some of the challenges the BBG has faced over the years. Citations of BBG Networks — Washington Post cites VOA reporting about the geopolitical importance of upcoming India-Pakistan cricket match. — Global Post cites RFE/RL’s reporting on attack in Kramatorsk. — NewsMax quotes […]

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February 10, 2015


About Our Networks — The Daily Signal interviews Carlos García-Pérez in a profile on the past, present and future of Radio and TV Martí. — ABC Local 10 News interviews Carlos García-Pérez on new technologies and the future of Radio and TV Martí. — CNN mentions TV Martí […]

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February 9, 2015

Anne Richard 2

About Our Networks — Washington Post editorial about Ethiopia’s lack of press freedom mentions the government jamming VOA’s broadcasts. — CPJ calls for the immediate release of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. — RFE/RL’s Rob Coalson interviewed by the Atlantic Council of Canada on current state of affairs in Russia. — […]

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February 6, 2015

Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors meet in Miami at the headquarters of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting

About Our Networks — Reporters Without Borders on RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova beginning third month in prison. — Then a man who had been listening to Radio Free Asia spoke up. “Brother, did you hear about Vietnam abolishing its ban on gay marriage?” — Bryn Mawr notes that Karen Kornbluh named […]

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February 5, 2015

Female news anchor with photo of U.S. Capitol behind her

About Our Networks — Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson says that there are no plans to shut down Radio/TV Marti. (Miami Herald, Reuters) — “In later years, when the movement for the founding of a Jewish state in Palestine began, Yakobson […]

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February 4, 2015


Citations of BBG Networks — Wall Street Journal op-ed by David Satter cites RFE/RL reporting on the change in mood within Ukraine’s army. — The New Republic cites VOA reporting on the U.S. gift of “war machines” to Uzbekistan. — Charlotte Observer cites reporting by Radio Sawa’s […]

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February 3, 2015

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks — Washington Post piece explaining mixed feelings among Cuban dissidents toward new U.S. policy mentions VOA. — McClatchy profiles Chinese dissident who writes commentaries for RFA despite being on house arrest. — Ashorouk (Egyptian daily newspaper) interviewed Alhurra’s Director of Program Development, Driss Sekkat, on how the success […]

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February 2, 2015

A Pakistani viewer looks at a television screen flashing suspension notice of GEO News channel in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, June 6, 2014. Pakistan's media regulatory agency on Friday suspended the operating license of the country's leading news channel for two weeks after a spat between the broadcaster and the country's powerful military. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

About Our Networks — EurasiaNet on the media crackdown in Azerbaijan, RFE/RL’s closed bureau. — Newsweek speculates on the possibility of a closure of Radio/TV Marti in order to normalize Cuba relations. — DigitalGov publishes commentary by ODDI’s Randy Abramson on use of YouTube and Facebookvideo platforms. Citations […]

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