August 4, 2014

Surrounded by reporters, former Ukrainian prime minister and presidential hopeful Yulia Tymoshenko speaks to journalists after her press conference in Donetsk, Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014. Tymoshenko arrived Friday in Donetsk in a bid to defuse the tensions and hear "the demands of Ukrainians who live in Donetsk." (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Citations of BBG Networks – Vice quotes RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore on Russian involvement in Ukraine conflict. – AP piece on how China controls its media cites RFA reporting on violence in Xinjiang. – The Korea Times cites VOA reporting on pro wrestling extravaganza in North Korea. – Washington Times cites VOA Read more »

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July 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – Fox News opinion urges expanding RFE/RL “outreach and intensity.” – Newsmax discusses possible U.S. international media reform. – “That’s what we did through all kinds of media, you know, the Voice of America is the most obvious example, but also the constant outreach that Read more »

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July 30, 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, Radio World and Yonhap report on the House passage of legislation to reform international broadcasting. – Open Whisper Systems – a project partially funded by RFA’s Open Technology Fund – releases an app that allows encrypted calling for iPhones. Citations of BBG Networks – Korea Read more »

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July 29, 2014

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About Our Networks – The New York Times and VOA report on the House passage of legislation to reform international broadcasting. – What fonts tell us about the global economics of the internet - Quartz mentions VOA Persian as an example of a media outlet responding to the need for better font design. Read more »

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July 28, 2014

Zhaohui Rui (left) and Huaguang Zhao join VOA Mandarin reporter Xin Chen on the set of "Pro and Con" on May 30, 2014.

About Our Networks – Time publishes a piece by BBG Chairman Jeff Shell on U.S. international media, and the importance of objective and uncensored journalism. – “…to reach large populations it is necessary to use whatever media platforms are prevalent in a given region. This is what Read more »

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July 25, 2014

About Our Networks – International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran reports that signal jamming - including of VOA and Radio Farda – caused a lack of public safety information and was partially responsible for fatalities following June 12, 2014 sandstorm. – The Guardian reprints a profile Read more »

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July 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio World on the dialogue surrounding the BBG’s Special Committee on the Future of Shortwave Broadcasting. – North Korea Tech discusses shortwave as a means to get radio programming into North Korea, notes that “North Korean jamming, similar to that faced by Radio Read more »

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July 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – “One of America’s greatest strengths is in letting truth speak for itself.” – The Hill opinion piece discusses international broadcasting legislation. – Look to the Stars and Pink News profile VOA documentary about how stigma interferes with AIDS treatment and prevention around the world. – “But Read more »

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July 22, 2014

About Our Networks – “Nearly every major country has a thriving state-sponsored media.” – Time mentions the BBG in an article about RT’s agitprop. Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian and Russia Beyond the Headlines cite RFE/RL piece on Russian media reaction to MH17 crash. – AllAfrica cites VOA Read more »

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July 21, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites interviews with Russians reacting to Malaysian Airlines disaster from RFE/RL’s Tom Balmforth. – Wall Street Journal quotes VOA report on U.N. Security Council emergency meeting regarding MH17. – Gospel Herald and Christianity Today cite RFA report that human rights lawyers Gao Zhisheng could be Read more »

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