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August 22, 2014

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About Our Networks – Poynter notes that Zaid Benjamin of Radio Sawa briefly got his account suspended after tweeting about the video of James Foley’s death. Citations of BBG Networks – Now that Moscow is shutting down McDonalds, CBS cites VOA piece on the 14 years of negotiations that Read more »

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August 13, 2014

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About Our Networks – Ekathimerini reports on the closure of VOA’s Greek Service. – Q: How did you get involved in political activism? A: It all goes back to my mother listening to Radio Free Europe all the time. – RFE/RL Iraq’s Petr Kubalek featured on Czech TV at Read more »

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August 8, 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 – AllAfrica reports that Sudanese journalist - who works for VOA among other news outlets – was forced into hiding. – Greek Reporter comments on the upcoming closure of VOA’s Greek Service. – USC blog on a CCLP panel on international broadcasting to Africa. Citations of BBG Networks Read more »

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July 31, 2014

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About Our Networks – Fox News opinion urges expanding RFE/RL “outreach and intensity.” – Newsmax discusses possible U.S. international media reform. – “That’s what we did through all kinds of media, you know, the Voice of America is the most obvious example, but also the constant outreach that Read more »

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July 30, 2014

People use mobile devices to record as riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters during a rally against a bill which would, among other things, allow Turkey's authorities to block web pages for privacy violations without a prior court decision, in Istanbul, Turkey, late Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. Police in Istanbul have clashed with hundreds of protesters denouncing a new law that increases government controls over the Internet. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

About Our Networks – Government Executive, Radio World and Yonhap report on the House passage of legislation to reform international broadcasting. – Open Whisper Systems – a project partially funded by RFA’s Open Technology Fund – releases an app that allows encrypted calling for iPhones. Citations of BBG Networks – Korea 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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June 4, 2014

VOA reporter Daniel Schearf and video journalist Arash Arabasadi (with fixer Anna Pyatetska) interview Ukrainian man. Kyiv, Ukraine, March 25, 2014.

About Our Networks – New York Times and Wall Street Journal note that Voice of America was a critical source for news about China and Tiananmen Square. – RFE/RL’s Nenad Pejic and VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze participated in a panel on international broadcasting and countering Russian propaganda. (also analyzed by the Public 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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April 24, 2014

About Our Networks – This evening in DC: A discussion focusing on efforts by the USIA, the Voice of America and the State Department to use jazz as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War. Citations of BBG Networks – NBC, Washington Post, CNN, AP, Los Angeles Times, ABC, New York Magazine and many other Read more »

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March 27, 2014

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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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