January 14, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times notes China’s detention or imprisonment of three brothers of RFA’s Shohret Hoshur. – Washington Post interviews VOA’s Saleh Damiger about being trapped on smoke-filled metro. – “Baku’s closure of the RFE/RL must not go unanswered. A two-bit dictatorship cannot overcome Western resolve, Read more »

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January 13, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post piece about major DC metro malfunction yesterday includes the experiences of VOA’s Saleh Damiger and Sirwan Kajjo. – “I just loved English! I had a teacher from New Zealand that made English come alive for me and I perfected my English by Read more »

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January 12, 2015

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About Our Networks – A. Ross Johnson and S. Enders Wimbush write in the Washington Post on the need for Radio and TV Marti as Cuba enters a new era. – New York Times editorial on Azerbaijan’s crackdown calls for tougher Western response, mentions aggressive actions toward RFE/RL. Read more »

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January 9, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post, CPJ, AP, Mediabistro FishbowlDC, and other news outlets recount Chinese intimidation campaign to suppress Radio Free Asia’s Uyghur coverage by jailing journalist’s family members. Citations of BBG Networks – Wall Street Journal cites RFA reporting on violent crackdown on Hmong Christians in Laos. – Washington Post Read more »

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January 8, 2015

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About Our Networks – New York Times op-ed by Joshua Kucera mentions crackdown on RFE/RL staff in Azerbaijan. – Bloomberg reports that Azeris Reject U.S. Criticism as Crackdown on Dissent Tests Ties – In Boston Globe Martha Bayles and Jeffrey Gedmin call on CIA to ban covert funding of journalists and Read more »

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January 7, 2015

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL raid included in Huffington Post’s “Ten Days in the Life of Ilham Aliyev, President of Absurdistan” – Radio World reports on raid of RFE/RL offices in Baku. – CBC mentions VOA’s use of Psiphon to give people access to blocked reporting. – The Guardian Read more »

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January 6, 2015

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About Our Networks – Khaled Hosseini joins calls to release RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – Michigan Radio reports on VOA’s Leo Sarkisian Collection of African Music coming to the University of Michigan. Citations of BBG Networks – The Art Newspaper quotes Radio Marti interview with Cuban artist who was arrested for Read more »

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January 5, 2014

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ABOUT OUR NETWORKS – The ‘broken window’ approach to international relations — Washington Post publishes op-ed by former RFE/RL president Jeff Gedmin – Journalists killed for dedication to the truth — Washington Post publishes a letter to the editor by former VOA deputy director Alan Read more »

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January 2, 2015

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About Our Networks – Buzzfeed mentions the BBG and its Russian lanugage programming in an article about the EU’s attempts to counter Russian propaganda. – RSF calls for the release of Nguyen Dinh Ngoc, a blogger in Vietnam who contributes to Radio Free Asia’s Vietnamese Read more »

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December 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – EU says closing of RFE/RL Baku office violates international commitments. – Department of State is alarmed by the Government of Azerbaijan’s crackdown on civil society. – AIB condemns detention of RFE/RL staff in Azerbaijan. – “Azerbaijan accused the local branch of Radio Free Europe of laundering Read more »

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