February 26, 2015

RFA Hoshur

About Our Networks – New York Times reports on how Radio Free Asia is the only news outlet in China covering deadly attacks in Xinjiang, notes Chinese persecution of RFA reporter’s family. – Q&A on reporting in Yemen notes Alhurra photographer who was beaten, and his camera smashed. – Read more »

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February 25, 2015

(AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

About Our Networks – EurasiaNet outlines the newest developments in the Azerbaijani government’s targeting of RFE/RL and Khadija Ismayilova. – National Review reprints 1982 critique of U.S. international broadcasting by Alexander Solzhenitsyn. – RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore interviewed on Czech Television. Citations of BBG Networks – DVB quotes VOA’s Chinese service on Read more »

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February 24, 2015


Citations of BBG Networks – Guardian publishes — and Daily Mail cites — RFE/RL reporting on the Starbucks posters that outraged Armenians. – Novinite cites VOA report that Bulgaria is key battleground in US-Russia energy war. (Also cited across Bulgarian press) – The Telegraph cites RFA reporting in piece about 82-year-old writer Read more »

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February 23, 2015


About Our Networks – Government Executive reports on remarks by BBG CEO Andrew Lack. – AP piece about EU plan to counter Russian propaganda mentions past activities of VOA and RFE/RL. – Washington Post letter to the editor comments on press freedom situation in Ethiopia, mentions jamming of VOA Read more »

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February 20, 2015

RFA Tibetan TV

About Our Networks – Radio World reports that the BBG welcomed CEO Andy Lack at February meeting. – James Glassman’s Politico op-ed on countering extremism alludes to VOA and RFE/RL. – Content + Technology and Democracy Digest report that Radio Free Asia’s Tibetan Service today launched its first satellite television broadcast. – Reuters and Deutsche Welle both Read more »

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February 19, 2015


About Our Networks – Washington Post publishes Khadija Ismayilova‘s letter from prison. – PRI interviews RFE/RL’s Daisy Sindelar on her My Ukraine project. – Taipei Times quotes RFA President Libby Liu on the decline of press freedom in Taiwan. Citations of BBG Networks – Slate cites VOA reporting on Facebook Read more »

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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

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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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