April 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – Russia pulls Voice of America off the air.  BBG statement regarding this. (Also covered heavily in Russian state media: RT, Voice of Russia, RIA Novosti, and an extensive opinion piece in Voice of Russia.) – Council of Europe interviews RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova after hearing on investigative journalism. – Eurasia Review discusses the importance of U.S. Read more »

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April 9, 2014

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy speaks to Radio Free Asia reporter about China’s protest activists and using them as sources. Citations of BBG Networks – CNN recalls Alhurra’s video footage of DC car chase in report about the killed woman’s autopsy. – The New Republic cites RFE/RL’s “ominous Read more »

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April 8, 2014

Radio and TV Marti

About Our Networks – VOA Director David Ensor joins other international media in call for increased safety and protection of journalists. – The trial of the shooter of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohammed Bidaiwi has started. – Radio/TV Marti and Cuban social media. – Code audits of Open Technology Fund’s Cryptocat. Citations of Read more »

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April 7, 2014

Natalia Crujeiras explains the latest internet anti censorship tools that OCB is using in Cuba

About Our Networks – Reuters reports on ‘Cuban Twitter’ projects (note: correction eighth paragraph to reflect that OCB is not part of the U.S. State Department) Citations of BBG Networks – Leadership (Nigerian newspaper) cites VOA Hausa report on Boko Haram army informants. – Examiner cites VOA coverage of Afghan elections – Bloomberg cites Read more »

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April 4, 2014

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About Our Networks The reported USAID “Cuban Twitter” – Miami Herald, Slate highlights differences and the Martís approach   Citations of BBG Networks The Algemeiner cites VOA interview with Secretary of State John Kerry Asian Correspondent cites VOA report on Burma’s logging ban Malawi invites Read more »

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April 3, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks   Gulf Daily News reviews VOA Persian roundtable discussion on President Obama’s visit to Saudi Arabia   Yonhap News Agency cites VOA report on U.N. aid to North Korea to eradicate infectious animal disease   Allafrica.com cites VOA report on arrest Read more »

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April 2, 2014

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About Our Networks – “The sounds of forbidden US radio stations - Voice of America and Radio Free Europe – woke us up and put us to bed every day, sending shivers up our spines as they merged with the noise from the kitchen.” – House passes measure that Read more »

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April 1, 2014

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About Our Networks – VOA Director David Ensor refutes claim that Voice of America is propaganda on On The Media (at 1:24 in program). Citations of BBG Networks – Foreign Policy quotes VOA interview with Sartaj Aziz, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s advisor of foreign policy and national Read more »

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March 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – Newly released Clinton presidency documents discuss 1998 Voice of America interview with Hillary Clinton. (Washington Post, CNN, New York Times) – Hisham Melhem, Washington bureau chief of Al Arabiya News, discusses Arab and American media in an op-ed following his discussion of the same at Read more »

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March 28, 2014

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About Our Networks – Congress moving closer to a bill that will increase Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcasts to Ukraine (Washington Post, Wall Street Journal) Citations of BBG Networks – Foreign Policy cites VOA report on Russian troops near Ukraine. – Government Executive quotes VOA Read more »

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