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Uzbekistan acts against brother of RFE/RL journalist

A court in Uzbekistan today sentenced the brother of an RFE/RL journalist to 8 years in prison on drug-related charges, the latest government action involving persons affiliated with the media company's Uzbek Service.

BBG networks cover Global Entrepreneurship Summit

BBG networks provided extensive coverage of the recent 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University in California’s tech-centric Silicon Valley, where more than 700 entrepreneurs and investors from 170 countries gathered for three days of talks, workshops, mentoring, networking and pitch competitions.  President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry participated in the summit.

BBG networks provide timely news, analysis on Orlando attack

For many around the world, BBG networks are serving as the only source of accurate and unbiased coverage of Sunday’s terrorist attack in Orlando, piecing together stories on an incident that has sparked debate on a series of controversial issues such as terrorism, homosexuality, gun control and law enforcement surveillance.

Matthew Baise: Making progress in digital and social media

Matthew Baise is the Director of Digital Strategy for VOA. He focuses primarily on audience development on web, mobile and social platforms. He also leads product development for VOA across multiple platforms. He joined the agency in 2010 as Internet Managing Editor for its English website and served in that role until 2013. Before that, he was the Head of Digital Media at the Baltimore Sun.