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Mapping the World’s Internet Population

Mapping the World’s Internet Population

[ 0 ] July 28, 2015

A new map helps visualize the globe in terms of internet access. It shows a dominant Asia, that Latin America is on par with the U.S., and that billions remain not connected at all…

BBG 2014 Annual Report Summarizes Goals, Accomplishments, and Impact

BBG 2014 Annual Report Summarizes Goals, Accomplishments, and Impact

[ 0 ] July 23, 2015

The 2014 BBG Annual Report is available as a responsive design website that allows users to view the summary on laptops, tablets, or phones…

Vietnamese Youth: Digital and Open to New Sources — Including International Broadcasters

Vietnamese Youth: Digital and Open to New Sources — Including International Broadcasters

[ 0 ] July 20, 2015

Young adults in Vietnam are developing very different media consumption patterns than their parents, yet see eye to eye on many of the top issues facing the country…

Think Pieces

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Trust and Credibility: Without Them You’re Just Adding to the Din

[ 0 ] July 30, 2015

One can broadcast, print, blog, post, and/or tweet just about anything. Without credibility, however, none of it really matters. Gaining the trust of the audience can be achieved by re-visiting the basics…

Feeding the Brand: Chasing the Elusive Global Youth Bulge

Feeding the Brand: Chasing the Elusive Global Youth Bulge

[ 0 ] July 10, 2015

Like any consumer product company, public service international media will need to attract younger audiences to stay relevant…

New York Times Op-Ed: How Television Won the Internet

New York Times Op-Ed: How Television Won the Internet

[ 0 ] June 30, 2015

Most in the digital space have been expecting the internet to destroy television. But as Michael Wolff writes in the New York Times, it’s not exactly turning out that way…

International Broadcasting News

NPR Reports On Israel’s Moves Against Palestinian Satellite TV Channel

NPR Reports On Israel’s Moves Against Palestinian Satellite TV Channel

[ 0 ] July 31, 2015

One in five Israelis is Arab, but there are few media options for them. When the Palestinian Authority launched a satellite channel to serve them, the Israeli government became, well, a noodge…

BBG 2014 Annual Report Summarizes Goals, Accomplishments, and Impact

BBG 2014 Annual Report Summarizes Goals, Accomplishments, and Impact

[ 0 ] July 23, 2015

The 2014 BBG Annual Report is available as a responsive design website that allows users to view the summary on laptops, tablets, or phones…

Voice of America Debuts Mobile Streaming App

Voice of America Debuts Mobile Streaming App

[ 0 ] July 15, 2015

VOA news and informational programming is now available to phones in 33 languages via data or cellular connections thanks to a new app…

Ideas and Innovation

Mapping the World’s Internet Population

Mapping the World’s Internet Population

[ 0 ] July 28, 2015

A new map helps visualize the globe in terms of internet access. It shows a dominant Asia, that Latin America is on par with the U.S., and that billions remain not connected at all…

Voice of America Debuts Mobile Streaming App

Voice of America Debuts Mobile Streaming App

[ 0 ] July 15, 2015

VOA news and informational programming is now available to phones in 33 languages via data or cellular connections thanks to a new app…

Four Low Cost, High Impact Tools For Journalism and Production

Four Low Cost, High Impact Tools For Journalism and Production

[ 0 ] May 6, 2015

We’re always on the lookout for inexpensive, but high impact innovations to improve our journalism, production, and workflow. Here are four that might be game-changers…