July 25, 2014

About Our Networks – International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran reports that signal jamming - including of VOA and Radio Farda – caused a lack of public safety information and was partially responsible for fatalities following June 12, 2014 sandstorm. – The Guardian reprints a profile Read more »

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July 24, 2014

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About Our Networks – Radio World on the dialogue surrounding the BBG’s Special Committee on the Future of Shortwave Broadcasting. – North Korea Tech discusses shortwave as a means to get radio programming into North Korea, notes that “North Korean jamming, similar to that faced by Radio Read more »

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July 23, 2014

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About Our Networks – “One of America’s greatest strengths is in letting truth speak for itself.” – The Hill opinion piece discusses international broadcasting legislation. – Look to the Stars and Pink News profile VOA documentary about how stigma interferes with AIDS treatment and prevention around the world. – “But Read more »

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July 22, 2014

About Our Networks – “Nearly every major country has a thriving state-sponsored media.” – Time mentions the BBG in an article about RT’s agitprop. Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian and Russia Beyond the Headlines cite RFE/RL piece on Russian media reaction to MH17 crash. – AllAfrica cites VOA Read more »

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July 21, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites interviews with Russians reacting to Malaysian Airlines disaster from RFE/RL’s Tom Balmforth. – Wall Street Journal quotes VOA report on U.N. Security Council emergency meeting regarding MH17. – Gospel Herald and Christianity Today cite RFA report that human rights lawyers Gao Zhisheng could be Read more »

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July 18, 2014

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About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders and Poynter report on Alhurra correspondent Maithem al-Shibani, who was injured while reporting in Iraq. – “As the news began to filter through on September 1, 1983, I glued my ear to the chunky, German shortwave radio I’d brought with me, switching Read more »

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July 17, 2014

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About Our Networks – “Two journalists on assignment for the U.S.-funded Arabic TV station Al-Hurra Iraq were injured on Sunday while covering clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State fighters in the district of Jurf al-Sakhar in Babil province.” – In report about the Egyptian media Read more »

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July 16, 2014

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About Our Networks – “I haven’t heard from my son for eight months. I am so anxious and sad.” – RFE/RL’s “In Search of the Missing” featured in the Washington Post. – OCCRP publishes investigative report by Khadija Ismayilova on Swedish telecom giant TeliaSonera and Azerbaijani President’s Read more »

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July 15, 2014

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About Our Broadcasters – The Diplomat publishes an op-ed mentioning VOA and RFA’s role in influencing Chinese politics. – NewsMax conveys Chairman Ed Royce’s comments on proposed U.S. international media reform. – Iraq News Network reported that Alhurra-Iraq correspondent and camera man were injured while covering a security operation Read more »

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July 14, 2014

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About Our Broadcasters – The Washington Post writes about RFE/RL efforts to find the missing in Afghanistan. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post Columnist Anne Applebaum cites RFE/RL interview with Andrei Kuznetsov about seeking political asylum in Kiev. – The New York Times Blog Read more »

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