Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Communications / The Rundown

The Rundown - September 24

RFE/RL In The Media
# "Newsweek" and "The American Conservative" cite RFE/RL reporting on the prisoner abuse scandal in Georgia
# "Digital Journal" cites RFE/RL reporting on an Iranian cleric getting smacked by a "badly veiled" woman
# "The New York Times," "Interfax," "The Moscow Times," and "RIA Novosti" on RFE/RL's ceasing medium wave broadcasting in Russia
# "The Christian Science Monitor" cites RFE/RL reportin gon parliamentary elections in Belarus

International Press Review

# As natural gas prices fall, Gazprom is feeling the sting
# U.S. companies may be paying bribes in Russia (RU)

# Afghanistan has banned newspapers from Pakistan
# The U.S. and Pakistan are planning a "joint action" to negotiate with the Taliban
# The surge in Afghanistan has officially ended
# "Time to be Honest About Afghanistan" - Rory Stewart, "Financial Times"

# David Ignatius interviews Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 
# Iran denies hacking American banks
# Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani's daughter has been put in jail
# Human Rights Watch on expanding education in Iran
# Standard Chartered will pay $340 million in fines

# Brian Whitmore: "The 'Cold War' in the Kremlin"
# A new collection of Tsarist-era films has been donated to a ST. Petersburg film studio

Of Interest
# "The Fight for Kurdistan" - Jenna Krajeski, "The New Yorker"
# An Australian Major General on a lifetime of war
# A review of the Free Syrian Army
# It's cotton-picking time in Uzbekistan

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# The "PBS Newshour" analysis of Shields ad Brooks
# Josh Kucera on the Georgian elections as viewed from Washington
# Mmmm...culinary diplomacy
This forum has been closed.
There are no comments in this forum yet. Be the first to add one.

Join the Conversation

The Off Mic Blog
Journalists In Trouble
Partner Media