September 16, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Vox cites VOA reporting on why the U.S. opposes paying ransoms for kidnapped Americans. – Daily Beast cites RFE/RL reporting on anti-gay acts in Kazakhstan. – Yonhap cites VOA on Matthew Todd Miller trial in North Korea. – Washington Examiner picks up RFE/RL infographic on foreign fighters in Read more »

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September 15, 2014

Elizabeth Arrott, VOA

About Our Networks – The Channel reports on Radio Sawa’s new app (page 8). – Carnegie Europe urges the West to spend more on RFE/RL and VOA broadcasting in order to promote an alternative to Russian television. – American Journalism Review writes that Kerry’s request for Arab nation states Read more »

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September 12, 2014

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About Our Networks – Read RFE/RL’s Nenad Pejic in Roll Call responding to criticism of RFE/RL’s reporting in Azerbaijan. – Federal Times quotes BBG Director of Global Operations Andre Mendes about the current state of mobility and security. – Cambodia Daily reports on Cambodian government’s displeasure with Radio Read more »

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September 11, 2014

VOA reporter Daniel Schearf and video journalist Arash Arabasadi (with fixer Anna Pyatetska) interview Ukrainian man. Kyiv, Ukraine, March 25, 2014.

About Our Networks – “On 1 September, the home of Al-Hurra TV correspondent Maitham Al-Chibani in the city of Al-Diwaniya, south of Baghdad, was targeted for attack by unknown armed men.” – Reporters Without Borders – Alhurra reporter Zeyad Nihad Al-Zubaidi quoted by Huffington Post on the Read more »

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September 10, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio World publishes op-ed by BBG Governor Matt Armstrong on shortwave radio and audience usage trends. – Piece about Azerbaijan’s lobbying efforts mentions a campaign of op-eds attacking RFE/RL. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Review of Books cites RFA on Uyghur secret trials, notes Read more »

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September 9, 2014

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About Our Networks – Talk Radio News mentions VOA’s new show, Cold War? – The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a conversation about international broadcasting. Citations of BBG Networks – RFE/RL story about a female editor accused of promoting feminism carried by the Guardian and cited Read more »

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September 8, 2014

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About Our Networks – Buzzfeed story about Russian state radio trying to buy airtime from RFE/RL Iraq Service Citations of BBG Networks – Israel National News mentions VOA report on Obama plan to outline outline strategy against IS militants – Foreign Policy and Moscow Times cite RFE/RL Belarusian reporting on students in trouble Read more »

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September 5, 2014

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

About Our Networks – Washington Post speculates about VOA Moscow Bureau’s vehicle purchase. Citations of BBG Networks – WFTV uses VOA video in report on the spread of Ebola. – RFE/RL Belarusian Service cited by BBC for report on boy fined for ice-bucket challengingLukashenka. – Democratic Voice of Read more »

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September 4, 2014

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About Our Networks – Southeast European Times notes that Alhurra TV’s Bashar Fahmi al-Kadumi is still missing in Syria. – CPJ reports that Somalia’s National Intelligence and Security Agency has arrested Somali journalist and press freedom advocate, Hassan Gessey, who VOA interviewed prior to his arrest. – Erem News (Abu Read more »

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September 3, 2014

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About Our Networks – Washington Post profile of Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves recalls that he once worked for RFE/RL. Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian cites RFA reporting on cash incentives for interethnic marriages in China. – CNN cites VOA reporting in updated report on Al-Shabaab and its Read more »

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