March 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – Newly released Clinton presidency documents discuss 1998 Voice of America interview with Hillary Clinton. (Washington Post, CNN, New York Times) – Hisham Melhem, Washington bureau chief of Al Arabiya News, discusses Arab and American media in an op-ed following his discussion of the same at Read more »

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March 28, 2014

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About Our Networks – Congress moving closer to a bill that will increase Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcasts to Ukraine (Washington Post, Wall Street Journal) Citations of BBG Networks – Foreign Policy cites VOA report on Russian troops near Ukraine. – Government Executive quotes VOA Read more »

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March 27, 2014

Anchor introduces segment on Venezuela

About Our Networks – Member of the Kurdish peshmerga force will be tried for the murder of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohammed Bidaiwi. (Al Arabiya, IFEX, Al Ahram) – Ukraine bill in Congress would give VOA and RFE/RL additional funding to broadcast in Ukraine. (AP, Pakistan Today, Business Standard) – Read more »

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March 26, 2014

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

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders discusses the reporting environment in Iraq, including the killing of Radio Free Iraq’s Mohamed Baidawi. – House bill provides $10 million for increased broadcasts to Ukraine by RFE/RL and VOA. Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites VOA piece Read more »

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March 25, 2014

A member of a pro-Russian self defense unit checks a polling station while guarding it in the municipality of Dobroe, near Simferopol, Ukraine,Thursday, March 13, 2014.

About Our Networks – Radio Free Iraq and BBG mourn the death of Baghdad bureau chief Dr. Mohammed Bdaiwi Owaid Al-Shammari. – The U.S. Department of State condemns the murder of Radio Free Iraq’s Baghdad Bureau Chief Mohammed Bdaiwi al-Shammari. (also discussed in AFP) – The proposed Ukraine Support Act provides a Read more »

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March 24, 2014

RFE/RL Baghdad Bureau Chief Mohammed Bdaiwi Owaid Al-Shammari

About Our Networks – Dr. Mohammed Bdaiwi Owaid Al-Shammari, Radio Free Iraq’s Baghdad bureau chief, was shot dead on Saturday. (BBG statement, CNN, AP, AFP, New York Times, Reuters, Rudaw) – Russian troops in Crimea seize VOA cameras. – U Than Lwin Htun, the head of Voice of America’s Burmese service, participates Read more »

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March 21, 2014

Alhurra first newscast

About Our Networks – Radio Free Europe circa 1949 through 1972. – A crackdown on Uyghurs is happening in China. Al Jazeera uses Radio Free Asia as subject matter expert on the impact of Ilham Tohti’s arrest. Citations of BBG Networks – Burma setting up new checkpoints along Read more »

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March 20, 2014

Citations of BBG Networks – Politico cites VOA reporting on UN agriculture report. – Al Jazeera quotes VOA interview with al-Shabab leader, Ahmed Godone. – Tibetan Review cites RFA report on China’s severe control of Tibetan monasteries. – Tibetan Review cites RFA report on Tibetans detained because of political activities. – Read more »

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March 19, 2014

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About Our Networks – The U.S. should “counter increasingly rabid Russian propaganda” with Voice of America and Radio Free Europe. Citations of BBG Networks – South China Morning Post and Channel News Asia cite Radio free Asia report on dead policeman in Xinjiang. – CBS uses RFE/RL Ukrainian Service Read more »

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March 18, 2014

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About Our Networks – Daily News Egypt reports on the BBG’s findings about media use in Egypt. – VOA Radiogram. Citations of BBG Networks – NBC News cites RFE/RL coverage of Ukraine sanctions debate. – Guardian quotes Alhurra TV interview in article on new laws in Iraq that permit marital rape. Read more »

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