May 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari interviewed on PRI and quoted by BBC and Guardian and on arrest of “happy” Iranians. Citations of BBG Networks – Thailand ceased all non-military broadcasting on the country’s television networks. Mashable uses reporting from VOA’s Steve Herman. – New York Times cites Radio Free Asia reporting Read more »

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May 21, 2014

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About Our Networks – New York Times discusses the “intense debate” regarding proposed U.S. international media restructuring. – RFE/RL’s Golnaz Esfandiari named as Guardian “ten people to follow” on Iran and quoted in the New York Times on Iranians detained for making “Happy” video. – The Miami Read more »

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May 20, 2014

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About Our Networks – The Hill on U.S. international media. – On RFE/RL’s use of interactive maps for reporting on Russia. Citations of BBG Networks – NPR quotes VOA report in article on South Korean plan to dismantle coast guard. – RFE/RL’s Carl Schreck cited in New Republic on Russian Read more »

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May 19, 2014

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About Our Networks – Asia Radio Today notes that VOA, Radio Free Asia, and Radio Sawa are among the finalists in the New York Festivals. – Congressman Ed Royce on U.S. international media. – Senior VOA Foreign Correspondent Al Pessin on U.S. international media. (alternate link) – Al Monitor mentions VOA Read more »

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May 16, 2014

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

About Our Networks – Reporters Without Borders criticizes proposal to make U.S. international media a propaganda tool, urges broadcasters to remain objective and independent. – Freedom House on separatists disrupting broadcasts of RFE/RL and VOA Ukrainian. – Channels TV and VOA sign a news partnership. – Roll Call points out Read more »

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May 15, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Wall Street Journal quotes VOA interview with Shen Lyu-hsun on Taiwan’s claim to the South China Sea. – DailyNK and Korean Herald cite VOA report on North Korea granting Korean-American permission to retrieve sister’s ashes. – Channel News Asia uses RFA reporting on three Han Chinese Read more »

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May 14, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Nigerian Tribune cites VOA reporting on identifying abducted Nigerian girls. – Yonhap cites RFA report on Australian food aid to North Korea. – Al-Shorfa cites RFE/RL report that Iranian news agency removed admission of Iran military involvement in Syria. – ThinkProgress quotes VOA interview on renewable Read more »

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May 13, 2014

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About Our Networks – Armed men force BBG affiliate station off air in Eastern Ukraine. – CPJ on press freedom in Azerbaijan, restrictions and jamming against VOA and RFE/RL. – National Review notes Putin’s crackdown on independent media outlets, including Voice of America. – OPM looks at the HR challenges within the Read more »

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May 12, 2014

Split screen of two VOA shows in which the presidents of Haiti and Albania appeared

About Our Networks – Washington Post piece on Putin exerting power recalls how Russia stopped broadcasts by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. – Vice article on the value of drone journalism mentions Voice of America. – China Digital Times recalls the importance of VOA during the 1989 democracy movement in China. – Read more »

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May 9, 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 – “The punishment for listening to an American broadcast was death by beheading.” Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters cites RFA reporting on construction of a waste incinerator in Hangzhou. – “I just asked women to send selfies of their private moments of freedom.” Vocativ includes Read more »

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