April 4, 2014

Kim Jong Un

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

screen grab of Radio Svoboda coverage showing snipers in Ukraine

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


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

man wearing VOA cap holds up an ipad

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

two women at a computer, one pointing to the screen

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


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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March 27, 2014

Anchor introduces segment on Venezuela

About Our Networks – Member of the Kurdish peshmerga force will be tried for the murder of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohammed Bidaiwi. (Al Arabiya, IFEX, Al Ahram) – Ukraine bill in Congress would give VOA and RFE/RL additional funding to broadcast in Ukraine. (AP, Pakistan Today, Business Standard) – Read more »

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March 26, 2014

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

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders discusses the reporting environment in Iraq, including the killing of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohamed Baidawi. – House bill provides $10 million for increased broadcasts to Ukraine by RFE/RL and VOA. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites VOA piece Read more »

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March 25, 2014

A member of a pro-Russian self defense unit checks a polling station while guarding it in the municipality of Dobroe, near Simferopol, Ukraine,Thursday, March 13, 2014.

About Our Networks – Radio Free Iraq and BBG mourn the death of Baghdad bureau chief Dr. Mohammed Bdaiwi Owaid Al-Shammari. – The U.S. Department of State condemns the murder of Radio Free Iraq’s Baghdad Bureau Chief Mohammed Bdaiwi al-Shammari. (also discussed in AFP) – The proposed Ukraine Support Act provides a Read more »

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March 24, 2014

RFE/RL Baghdad Bureau Chief Mohammed Bdaiwi Owaid Al-Shammari

About Our Networks – Dr. Mohammed Bdaiwi Owaid Al-Shammari, Radio Free Iraq’s Baghdad bureau chief, was shot dead on Saturday. (BBG statement, CNN, AP, AFP, New York Times, Reuters, Rudaw) – Russian troops in Crimea seize VOA cameras. – U Than Lwin Htun, the head of Voice of America’s Burmese service, participates Read more »

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