December 11, 2014

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About Our Networks – Buzzfeed suggests that the jailing of RFE/RL’s Khadija Ismayilova is the end of free speech in Azerbaijan. – Venezuela sanctions bill includes note that BBG should report on Venezuelans’ access to “accurate, objective and comprehensive” news. – Newsweek mentions RFE/RL’s Cold War past. Citations Read more »

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December 10, 2014

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About our Networks – BBG mentioned in FederalNewsRadio.com report on 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey Citations of BBG Networks – Social media campaign to free Khadija Ismayilova covered by Al Jazeera and Reuters – The Guardian article about threats to journalists in South Sudan quotes VOA stringer. – Variety cites VOA  update on Hong Read more »

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December 9, 2014

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About our Networks –  Guardian, Spiegel, Panorama.am cover Khadija Ismayilova detention. Citations of BBG Networks – CNN and Reuters use RFE/RL Afghan Service video of aftermath of Taliban attack. – VOA cited in Epoch Times coverage of Chinese security czar accused of leaking secrets. – Breitbart News coverage of Russia’s crackdown on independent media notes Read more »

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December 8, 2014

Khadija Ismayilova

About our Networks – Friday’s detention of Khadija Ismayilova covered in  New York Times,  USA Today, Foreign Policy, AP, France 24,  CPJ, Amnesty and others – Radioandmusic.com report on VOA-BBC collaboration to fight the spread of Ebola. Citations of BBG Networks – Washington Post cites RFA interview with Chinese petitioner about suicide attempt in protest of alleged Read more »

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December 5, 2014

A Pakistani viewer looks at a television screen flashing suspension notice of GEO News channel in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, June 6, 2014. Pakistan's media regulatory agency on Friday suspended the operating license of the country's leading news channel for two weeks after a spat between the broadcaster and the country's powerful military. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

Citations of BBG Networks – The Guardian, Bloomberg, TIME, BBC, Reuters, USA Today, LA Times cite VOA in continuing coverage of Sony hacking. – Vox cites RFE/RL coverage of Islamic militant attack in Chechnya. – Forum 18 cites RFE/RL report on detention of Nakhichevan Muslims. – BelarusDigest cites RFE/RL report on legal advocacy leader kicked out of Belarus. Of Read more »

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December 4, 2014

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About Our Networks – USC Center on Public Diplomacy and the Public Diplomacy Council host panel on new initiatives to combat Russian information – Jeff Gedmin’s WSJ op-ed How to Reply to Russian Propaganda mentions BBG networks Citations of BBG Networks – The Asia Foundation article about Cambodia’s smartphone revolution mentions Read more »

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December 3, 2014

VOA in Russia

Citations of BBG Networks – New York Times cites Robert Coalson analysis of Moldovan elections – Washington Times cites RFE/RL’s “Under the Black Flag” blog for reporting on Russia banning IS analysis sites – International Business Times cites RFE/RL reporting on foreign national appointed to Ukraine government. – Allafrica.com cites VOA report on Read more »

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December 2, 2014

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Citations of BBG Networks – Reuters, The Telegraph, USA Today use VOA reporting in story on possibility of North Korea hacking Sony Pictures Entertainment over new James Franco movie. – Huffington Post cites VOA report on circumcision norms in South Africa – Sputnik and China Digital Times quote VOA reports on Hong Kong protests. – Read more »

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December 1, 2014

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About Our Networks – Former VOA Director Richard Carlson writes about having lunch with Marion Barry in the VOA cafeteria. – RFE/RL Azerbaijani Service reporter briefly detained and questioned by police . – RFA Khmer Service reporter accused of conspiracy by Cambodian government. – 26 years ago the Soviet Union stopped jamming Read more »

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November 28, 2014

VOA in Russia

About Our Networks – Pashto music legend and music producer for VOA’s Radio Deewa, Sardar Ali Takkar will perform at the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. – Washington Post writes that Alhurra’s footage is the only public video evidence of the death of Miriam Carey, driver in 2013 car chase Read more »

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