Voice of America (VOA) and U.S. public diplomacy failed to take full advantage of President Obama’s meeting Friday with teenage Pakistani campaigner for girls’ education Malala Yousafzai. The VOA newsroom and the VOA web team were alerted to the White House meeting by a VOA correspondent and given all the information well ahead of time but failed to post a comprehensive and journalistically solid news story. But Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) did a good job.
Read more: Digital Journal Op-Ed: VOA and U.S. Public Diplomacy Failed on Obama-Malala Meeting. By Ted Lipien, CUSIB.