August 12, 2014

RFE/RL correspondent Andriy Dubchak reporting live in Kyiv, Dec 2013

About Our Networks – Radio World marks the end of VOA’s Greek Service. – USC publishes two pieces on the future of U.S. international broadcasting: Death Knell in Fine Print and Promoting “Journalism with Purpose” – CIO Magazine quotes André Mendes, director of global operations at the BBG, on Read more »

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August 11, 2014

Turkey Erdogan Everywhere

About Our Networks – In article about Tibetans growing up in the West, Foreign Policy discusses online reactions to a VOA Tibet piece on mixed race Tibetans. Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters quotes Alhurra interview with Libyan Acting Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni. Also cited by Oman Tribune. – BBC cites Read more »

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August 8, 2014

Russian TV journalists reporting from an administration building are surrounded by policemen in Donetsk, Ukraine. Photo by Mark Krutov/ RFE/RL — in Donetsk, Ukraine.

About Our Networks – AllAfrica reports that Sudanese journalist - who works for VOA among other news outlets – was forced into hiding. – Greek Reporter comments on the upcoming closure of VOA’s Greek Service. – USC blog on a CCLP panel on international broadcasting to Africa. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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August 7, 2014

antennas

About Our Networks – Michael McFaul suggests that Voice of America should be given more resources to counter Russian propaganda. – Freelance journalist in South Sudan - whose coverage included reports on state security issues for VOA – is in hiding. Citations of BBG Networks – Time cites RFA Read more »

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August 6, 2014

VOA Greek Service Chief Anna Morris in front of the White House.

About Our Networks – Asia Radio Today discusses the BBG’s shortwave report and broadcasting to Asia. Citations of BBG Networks – Vice cites RFE/RL Ukrainian Service on the struggles of heroin addicts in Crimea. – Bloomberg cites RFA reporting on China’s planned change for family planning policies in Xinjiang. – Read more »

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August 5, 2014

antennas

About Our Networks – Radio Taiwan International interviews Radio Free Asia’s Shiny Li regarding the network’s investigative reporting on food safety problems in China. – Washington Times discusses the role of the Secretary of State within the BBG. – Radio World reports on the BBG’s recently released report on the Read more »

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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

two women at a computer, one pointing to the screen

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

(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

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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