December 15, 2014

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About Our Networks – War on the Rocks publishes commentary by BBG Governor Matt Armstrong on the media environment in Russia. – Haaretz on detention of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova and what it may mean for Israel’s relations with Azerbaijan. – EurasiaNet notes that passages of Ukraine Freedom Support Act Read more »

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December 12, 2014

SD-RFERL Reporter wth GoPro

About Our Networks – Radio World reports on the BBG’s partnership with Hub Accra, a Ghana-based tech incubator. – The Independent mentions the IBB’s support for Tor in repressive regimes as a way to access censored media. – Wall Street Journal questions the structure of U.S. international media. – Washington Read more »

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December 11, 2014


About Our Networks – Buzzfeed suggests that the jailing of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova is the end of free speech in Azerbaijan. – Venezuela sanctions bill includes note that BBG should report on Venezuelans’ access to “accurate, objective and comprehensive” news. – Newsweek mentions RFE/RL’s Cold War past. Citations Read more »

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December 10, 2014

Femal reporter in radio studio

About our Networks – BBG mentioned in report on 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Citations of BBG Networks – Social media campaign to free Khadija Ismayilova covered by Al Jazeera and Reuters – The Guardian article about threats to journalists in South Sudan quotes VOA stringer. – Variety cites VOA  update on Hong Read more »

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December 9, 2014


About our Networks –  Guardian, Spiegel, cover Khadija Ismayilova detention. Citations of BBG Networks – CNN and Reuters use RFE/RL Afghan Service video of aftermath of Taliban attack. – VOA cited in Epoch Times coverage of Chinese security czar accused of leaking secrets. – Breitbart News coverage of Russia’s crackdown on independent media notes Read more »

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December 8, 2014

Khadija Ismayilova

About our Networks – Friday’s detention of Khadija Ismayilova covered in  New York Times,  USA Today, Foreign Policy, AP, France 24,  CPJ, Amnesty and others – report on VOA-BBC collaboration to fight the spread of Ebola. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites RFA interview with Chinese petitioner about suicide attempt in protest of alleged Read more »

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December 5, 2014

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)

Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian, Bloomberg, TIME, BBC, Reuters, USA Today, LA Times cite VOA in continuing coverage of Sony hacking. – Vox cites RFE/RL coverage of Islamic militant attack in Chechnya. – Forum 18 cites RFE/RL report on detention of Nakhichevan Muslims. – BelarusDigest cites RFE/RL report on legal advocacy leader kicked out of Belarus. Of Read more »

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December 4, 2014

Photo courtesy: U.S. Embassy Macedonia

About Our Networks – USC Center on Public Diplomacy and the Public Diplomacy Council host panel on new initiatives to combat Russian information – Jeff Gedmin’s WSJ op-ed How to Reply to Russian Propaganda mentions BBG networks Citations of BBG Networks – The Asia Foundation article about Cambodia’s smartphone revolution mentions Read more »

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December 3, 2014

VOA in Russia

Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites Robert Coalson analysis of Moldovan elections – Washington Times cites RFE/RL’s “Under the Black Flag” blog for reporting on Russia banning IS analysis sites – International Business Times cites RFE/RL reporting on foreign national appointed to Ukraine government. – cites VOA report on Read more »

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December 2, 2014

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters, The Telegraph, USA Today use VOA reporting in story on possibility of North Korea hacking Sony Pictures Entertainment over new James Franco movie. – Huffington Post cites VOA report on circumcision norms in South Africa – Sputnik and China Digital Times quote VOA reports on Hong Kong protests. – Read more »

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