November 4, 2014

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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

NV1

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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October 29, 2014

Photo courtesy: U.S. Embassy Macedonia

About Our Networks – Nile Basin Initiative newsletter outlines a journalist training conducted by VOA and the BBG. Citations of BBG Networks – Al Monitor cites RFE/RL blog on Moscow and Tehran opposition to Turkey’s idea for a buffer zone in Syria. – AllAfrica cites VOA Hausa reporting on negotiations between Read more »

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October 28, 2014

Games-Mature Storytelling

About Our Networks – VOA Ukrainian’s Myroslava Gongadze is co-moderating a series of televised parliamentary election debates on the First National TV channel in Ukraine. Mediasapiens (Ukrainian trade publication) and First National TV (Ukrainian TV channel), along with other publications, have noted her participation. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Read more »

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October 27, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – WUSA9 interviews VOA’s Carol Guensburg about reporting on Ebola in Guinea. – All Access Music Group reports that VOA is now available on ZenoRadio. – Federal News Radio notes that, according to the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results, DHS fell below BBG on the Read more »

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October 24, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites RFA report that a Tibetan religious leader was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison. – Vice quotes RFE/RL’s blog post about the possibility of ISIL ideology spreading to Russia. – Los Angeles Times quotes 2006 RFA interview with Chinese activist Read more »

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October 23, 2014

Games-Mature Storytelling

About Our Networks – VOA’s Rachel Jones remembers Ben Bradlee. – BBG’s Will Sullivan will teach an online Knight Center course on mobile journalism. Citations of BBG Networks – USA Today and Today’s Zaman cite VOA reporting on three teenage girls who were stopped in Frankfurt during an attempt to join Read more »

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October 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – Heritage Foundation calls for the U.S. to increase the BBG’s capabilities to counter Russian propaganda. – Radio World notes BBG Director of Communications and External Affairs Lynne Weil’s upcoming move to USGLC. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters, Los Angeles Times, Denver Post, Deutsche Welle cite VOA reporting on Read more »

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