BBG Media Highlights - September 26, 2013
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-- The Guardian on harassment of journalists in Angola, including Coque Mukuta, VOA correspondent.

-- The New York Times also covers the death of Oscar Espinosa Chepe, the "most independent-minded economist in Cuba" and former broadcaster for Radio Marti.

Citations of BBG Networks

-- Did lack of Rohani-Obama meeting freeze progress on Iran? USA Today includes Voice of America article in its roundup of reactions.

-- China shows corrupt legal system. Gulf Times quotes Radio Free Asia interview about Bo Xilai trial.

-- Who is Iran's new first lady? New York Post article quotes RFE/RL's Golnaz Esfandiari.

-- "We might lose the election, but we can use this opportunity to send out our message." EurasiaNet uses RFE/RL reporting on Tajikistan.

-- Laos needs more foreign workers. International Business Times cites Radio Free Asia on the need for skilled individuals.

Of Interest

-- Chinese internet company will issue IPO in New York.

-- Democracy in Africa.

-- Media freedom in Egypt in decline.

-- Sudan internet shutdown. Likely government-directed. 
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