February 7, 2014

About Our Networks – Article in Huffington Post mentions Alhurra and Radio Sawa estimated audience weekly reach in Middle East. Citations of BBG Networks – China Digital Times uses Radio Free Asia report on first Tibetan self-immolation of 2014. – Globe and Mail cites RFE/RL report on genetic testing for the Read more »

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February 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – Moscow Times commentary on Russia’s state-run media mentions the obstacles faced by RFE/RLand other international media. – Using VOA to get news in Hungary before the fall of communism. – The BBG’s Project Relay is revolutionizing the live blog. – “Trouble was, post-revolutionary Cuba didn’t take Read more »

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February 5, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL President Kevin Klose interviewed by Washington Post about his recollections of 1980 Moscow Olympics. – Asia Radio Today piece outlines media situation in Cambodia for RFA and VOA. – How the BBG’s Office of Digital & Design Innovation does UX testing. – BBG mentioned Read more »

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February 4, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio World reports on threats to journalists within the BBG’s networks. – “Dear listeners, how did you spend your day?” Article about Korean Broadcasting Service in Arabic mentions Radio Sawa and the importance of broadcasting in Arabic. Citations of BBG Networks – Ethiopian troops will Read more »

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February 3, 2014

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About Our Networks – Wall Street Journal notes that “today Washington’s most promising source of funding for firewall-circumvention tools appears to be the Broadcasting Board of Governors.” – The Phnom Penh Post publishes statement by BBG Chairman Jeffrey Shell noting the lack of media freedoms in Cambodia. – Read more »

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January 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – Hackathon for Cuba to address the lack of information freedom on the Cuban internet, which includes the blocking of Radio and TV Marti websites. – Zimbabwe government official claims that the only reason people listen to VOA and other private media is “because they Read more »

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January 30, 2014

About Our Networks Cambodian government accuses Radio Free Asia and Voice of America of being “political instruments.” (Here is the BBG statement on media in Cambodia.) In Burma, Voice of America and other local and international media denied access to press conference on violence in northern Rakhine State Deutsche Read more »

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January 29, 2014

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About Our Networks – Voice of America, along with reporters of The Irrawaddy, Associated Press, The Myanmar Times, Mizzima and other media, denied access to government briefing on alleged massacre of dozens of Rohingyas in Burma. Citations of BBG Networks – The Atlantic cites RFE/RL year-ender on Read more »

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January 28, 2014

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About Our Networks – CPJ notes that RFE/RL is one of a small number of outlets reporting about people evicted from their homes in Sochi. – Part 2 of Radio Prague interview with RFE/RL President and CEO Kevin Klose. Citations of BBG Networks – Ukrainian protestor brutally beaten by Read more »

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January 27, 2014

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About Our Networks – Voice of America’s Moe Moe Htun was at the mall in Columbia, Md. when this weekend’s shooting took place. – Alhurra and Radio Sawa mentioned in a profile of China Radio International’s operations in the Middle East. – “At a market in Daun Penh Read more »

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