February 10, 2015

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About Our Networks – The Daily Signal interviews Carlos García-Pérez in a profile on the past, present and future of Radio and TV Martí. – ABC Local 10 News interviews Carlos García-Pérez on new technologies and the future of Radio and TV Martí. – CNN mentions TV Martí Read more »

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February 9, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post editorial about Ethiopia’s lack of press freedom mentions the government jamming VOA’s broadcasts. – CPJ calls for the immediate release of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova. – RFE/RL’s Rob Coalson interviewed by the Atlantic Council of Canada on current state of affairs in Russia. – Read more »

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February 6, 2015

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About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders on RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova beginning third month in prison. – Then a man who had been listening to Radio Free Asia spoke up. “Brother, did you hear about Vietnam abolishing its ban on gay marriage?” – Bryn Mawr notes that Karen Kornbluh named Read more »

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February 5, 2015

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About Our Networks – Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson says that there are no plans to shut down Radio/TV Marti. (Miami Herald, Reuters) – “In later years, when the movement for the founding of a Jewish state in Palestine began, Yakobson Read more »

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February 4, 2015

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Citations of BBG Networks – Wall Street Journal op-ed by David Satter cites RFE/RL reporting on the change in mood within Ukraine’s army. – The New Republic cites VOA reporting on the U.S. gift of “war machines” to Uzbekistan. – Charlotte Observer cites reporting by Radio Sawa’s Read more »

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February 3, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post piece explaining mixed feelings among Cuban dissidents toward new U.S. policy mentions VOA. – McClatchy profiles Chinese dissident who writes commentaries for RFA despite being on house arrest. – Ashorouk (Egyptian daily newspaper) interviewed Alhurra’s Director of Program Development, Driss Sekkat, on how the success Read more »

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February 2, 2015

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)

About Our Networks – EurasiaNet on the media crackdown in Azerbaijan, RFE/RL’s closed bureau. – Newsweek speculates on the possibility of a closure of Radio/TV Marti in order to normalize Cuba relations. – DigitalGov publishes commentary by ODDI’s Randy Abramson on use of YouTube and Facebookvideo platforms. Citations Read more »

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January 30, 2015

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About Our Networks – Washington Post mentions RFE/RL, Khadija Ismayilova case in panning pro-Azerbaijan Washington Times supplement. – CPJ on Ismayilova’s case and seven other jailed journalists in Azerbaijan. – Voice of America Director David Ensor discussed VOA in the digital age at George Washington University. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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January 29, 2015

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About Our Networks – Alhurra TV cameraman Mohamad Abdallah Eida was one of several journalists targeted in Yemen this week in the course of their reporting. – USA Today editorial reviews the global move toward press censorship and harassment, mentions the case of RFA’s Shohret Hoshur. – Cuban Read more »

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January 28, 2015

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About Our Networks – Foreign Policy mentions increase in funding for RFE/RL and VOA Russian-language broadcastingin piece on Victoria Nuland’s remarks about RT. – Pre-trial detention of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova covered by Reuters; Soros presses Azerbaijan to loosen crackdown. – In the Guardian, Murad Gassanly suggests a less hostile Read more »

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