February 18, 2015


About Our Networks – BBC on Azerbaijan detentions, including Khadija Ismaylova. – RFE/RL mentioned in Washington Post piece about countering extremism. – Washington Post notes that VOA reporter Michael Lipin is one of the founders of Dupont Circle snowball fight tradition. Citations of BBG Networks – UPI, Fox News, Vice cite VOA reporting on new Read more »

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February 13, 2015

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks – Columbia Journalism Review notes that VOA will be closing its Jerusalem bureau, with Cairo becoming the new regional hub. – RFE/RL use of Visme mentioned in Huffington Post. Citations of BBG Networks – Telegraph and Euronews use RFE/RL Ukrainian Service video of parliament fight. – The Guardian cites Read more »

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February 12, 2015

Games-Mature Storytelling

About Our Networks – Foreign Policy mentions Khadija Ismayilova case in story of a dissident hiding in Swiss Embassy for months. Citations of BBG Networks – Bellingcat cites RFE/RL estimate of Western recruits to the Islamic State group. – WRTV Indianapolis cites VOA reporting on ships used to rescue migrants at Read more »

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February 11, 2015

VOA in Russia

About Our Networks – Mother Jones reviews some of the challenges the BBG has faced over the years. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites VOA reporting about the geopolitical importance of upcoming India-Pakistan cricket match. – Global Post cites RFE/RL’s reporting on attack in Kramatorsk. – NewsMax quotes Read more »

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February 10, 2015


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

Anne Richard 2

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

Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors meet in Miami at the headquarters of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting

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

Female news anchor with photo of U.S. Capitol behind her

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


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

Yehia Kassem, Alhurra

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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