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Today we recommend  RFE/RL President Kevin Klose interviewed by Washington Post about his recollections of 1980 Moscow Olympics and BBG mentioned as one of agencies offering buyouts and early retirement incentives.

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BBG Media Highlights – February 5, 2014
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— RFE/RL President Kevin Klose interviewed by Washington Post about his recollections of 1980 Moscow Olympics.

— Asia Radio Today piece outlines media situation in Cambodia for RFA and VOA.

— How the BBG’s Office of Digital & Design Innovation does UX testing.

— BBG mentioned as one of agencies offering buyouts and early retirement incentives.

Citations of BBG Networks

— Bloggers in Russia face violence and legal action. Moscow Times cites RFE/RL reporting.

— VOA interview with Taliban spokesperson quoted by UPI.

Of Interest

— Afghanistan holds first ever live and televised presidential debate.

— The Kremlin’s strategy to monopolize the media market.

— Burma arrests journalists for reporting on secret chemical weapons factory.

— “Sorry, the text has been deleted.”

— Andy Carvin joins Omidyar’s First Look Media.

— Infographic: 136 attacks on journalists during Ukraine crisis

— Swapping spying for art.

— Top 4 countries using VPNs are in Asia.

— #FreeAJStaff

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is the independent federal agency that oversees all government-supported U.S. civilian international media. The mission of the BBG is to inform, engage and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. Networks within the BBG include the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), Radio Free Asia, and the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti).  BBG programming reaches an audience of 206 million in more than 100 countries and in 61 languages.

 

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