March 12, 2015

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About Our Networks – Radio World publishes commentary by BBG’s André Mendes about critical nature of agile, cost-effective operations. – Washington Post article about scandal at the BBC briefly mentions the scope of VOA. – The BBC plans a North Korea Service. The Telegraph mentions that this mimics VOA and Read more »

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March 11, 2015

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Citations of BBG Networks – UPI cites VOA report on North Korea’s nuclear abilities. – CFR’s Asia Unbound cites VOA reporting on cultural and religious barriers in Timor to family planning. – Chosun Ilbo cites RFA reporting on “made in Korea” stamps for North Korea exports. – Business Read more »

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March 10, 2015

Visiting Arts Envoy and radio host Heather Maxwell from

VOA’s Music Time in Africa talks with students in Cameroon.

About Our Networks – “In the Africa of the late 1970s and the 1980s, the main source of free jazz music was Voice of America (VOA).” – Veto Gate (Egyptian news site) reported on Alhurra filming new episode of Our Neighborhood about female soccer player Amani Rashad, focusing on Read more »

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March 9, 2015

Mumin Shakirov was part of RFE/RL's team that provided live streaming coverage of the Moscow march honoring slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.

About Our Networks – “Soviet rhetoric was officially anti-Western, but it couldn’t repress ordinary Russians’ passion for the Beatles nor their enthusiasm for getting news from jammed Voice of America broadcasts.” – RFA President Libby Liu writes in Time with Anne-Marie Slaughter on lessons from Asia’s women Read more »

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March 6, 2015

(AP Photo/Ahmad Massoud)

About Our Networks – Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland speaks about BBG request for more Russian-language programming. – Radio Taiwan interviews RFA’s Catherine Antoine about women in China and RFA’s new e-book. – Al-Monitor piece about challenges for actresses in Gaza quotes Alhurra reporter Wissam Yassine. – “I always Read more »

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March 5, 2015

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks – New York Times, CNN, and other outlets report that Andrew Lack is leaving his position as CEO of the Broadcasting Board of Governors. – Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland supports boosting VOA and RFE/RL in eastern Europe and Russia. – “He first heard Charlie Parker Read more »

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March 4, 2015

RFA Tibetan TV

About Our Networks – Human Right Watch recounts Azerbaijan’s crackdown on independent voices, including the jailing of Khadija Ismayilova and sealing of RFE/RL’s Baku bureau. – Washington Post, New York Times, and Variety report on rumor that BBG CEO Andy Lack will depart for NBC. – Alhurra and Radio Sawa Read more »

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March 3, 2015

The news team of OCB's Antena Live report on the historic shift in U.S-Cuba relations on December 17, 2014.

About Our Networks – Donia Alwatan (Palestinian news site) published an article describing a Palestinian journalist’s visit to the United States under the auspices of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The article writer, Haroun Amayrah, stressed that his visit altered his preconceptions about the Read more »

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March 2, 2015

Juan Juan Aleida and Lizandra Diaz Blanco host 1800 Online

About Our Networks – Washington Post editorial highlights Azerbaijan’s pressure on RFE/RL. – Los Angeles Times piece recalls the smuggling of 500 radios into Cuba so that dissidents couldlisten to Radio Marti. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites VOA reporting on U.S. plan Read more »

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February 27, 2015

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About Our Networks – Quartz covers raid on RFE/RL Baku office. Citations of BBG Networks – Japan Times and Business Insider cite RFA reporting on Uyghurs and terrorism. – Express Tribune cites VOA reporting on Afghanistan-Pakistan relations. – Quartz cites RFE/RL map of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria. – Foreign Policy cites Read more »

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