November 13, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Why did North Korea release Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller? New Yorker cites VOA report on former NK detainee Jeffrey Fowle. – Bloomberg Businessweek cites RFE/RL reporting on helicopter shot down by Azerbaijan. – Christian Science Monitor quotes VOA interview with Pakistan’s national Read more »

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November 12, 2014

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About Our Networks – New York Times says new Russian news agency’s network of bureaus resembles structure of RFE/RL. – Buzzfeed and USA Today report that CNN will leave Russian market, note that Voice of America and other broadcasters have also been forced out of the media market and are Read more »

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November 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – “The Berlin Wall had fallen. The news snuck into our Ukrainian apartment late at night, borne aloft forbidden airwaves beamed into the country by Voice of America and Radio Free Europe.” – UZnews profiles new VOA and RFE/RL television show Current Time. – Government Read more »

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November 7, 2014

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About Our Networks – AP piece on the media environment in Myanmar mentions Nay Phone Latt, a Burmese blogger who also has a weekly program on Radio Free Asia. – Radio World covers BBG’s transition to an open office space on the fourth floor of the Cohen Building. – Read more »

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November 6, 2014

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About Our Networks – “Fueled by the BBC, the Voice of America, and rock ‘n’ roll, the revolutions of 1989 freed much of Eastern Europe.” Citations of BBG Networks – Vice cites VOA’s Ukrainian service reporting on the men who “monitored” Ukraine’s rebel elections. – The Read more »

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November 5, 2014

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About Our Networks – Wall Street Journal lists VOA’s Krzysztof Janowski as one of the four reporters who flummoxed Günter Schabowski in 1989 press conference. – Dawn reports on the BBG’s Pakistan media research data. Citations of BBG Networks – teleSUR cites VOA reporting on Cuban doctors fighting Ebola in Read more »

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November 4, 2014

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About Our Networks – Kyodo News reports that VOA will take part in a meeting of radio station officials in Japan to address North Korea’s human rights issues. – New York Times reports the death of David M. Abshire, former chairman of the Board for International Broadcasting. Citations Read more »

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November 3, 2014

EOD

About Our Networks – VOA journalist Myroslava Gongadze wrote the foreword to CPJ’s “Road to Justice” report, which marks the first UN-recognized International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists on November 2. – How to Save the Voice of America and U.S. International Broadcasting - USC Read more »

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October 31, 2014

People use mobile devices to record as riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters during a rally against a bill which would, among other things, allow Turkey's authorities to block web pages for privacy violations without a prior court decision, in Istanbul, Turkey, late Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Police in Istanbul have clashed with hundreds of protesters denouncing a new law that increases government controls over the Internet. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

About Our Networks – Government Executive reports on “short-lived proposal to recruit [VOA] correspondents and writers to take an experimental Ebola vaccine.” Citations of BBG Networks – BBC uses video reporting by VOA’s Adam Bailes about Ebola in Sierra Leone. – Forbes quotes VOA report on solar plant Read more »

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October 30, 2014

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About Our Networks – Arturo Sandoval remembers VOA jazz broadcasts. Citations of BBG Networks – The News Tribune cites Alhurra reporting on Islamic State executions of more than 40 Sunni men. – CPJ cites RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari on Iran acid attacks. – Reuters quotes RFA interview with Aung San Suu Read more »

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