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The Rundown - November 4

RFE/RL In The News
# Kristin Deasy on the Balkans' lost generation for "World Affairs Journal" ($)
# "Asia Times" reprints an RFE/RL report on migrant labor in Azerbaijan
# "GlobalPost" cites RFE/RL reporting on a Hajj pilgrim dispute between Saudi Arabia and Iran
# "PBS MediaLab" condenses a live chat on SMS and radio journalism

International Press Review

# Yochi Dreazen on Taliban propaganda victories
# C. Christine Fair testifies on U.S. policy toward Afghanistan and Pakistan
# Three Pakistani cricketers were convicted of match fixing

# "Medvedev’s Time" - Masha Gessen, "The New York Times"
# American intelligence agenices say China and Russia lead in cyber espionage

# The Obama Administration will not impose further sanctions on Iran's central bank
# "Why Israel Won't Go It Alone" - Meir Javendafar, "The Diplomat"
# "The House's Iran Diplomacy Folly" - William Luers, "Newsweek"

# Kenan Malik on the right to be "downright offensive"
# Gallup polls people on their perceptions of media freedom in their own country
# The AP's new social media guidelines

Of Interest
# A new account paints a different story of the Osama bin Laden raid
# Simply walking through a door makes you likely to forget things
# Google is updating its search algorithms

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Jillian York on the State Department's internet freedom agenda
# Nate Silver handicaps the 2012 presidential elections
# The U.S. has "tightened" the rules governing drone strikes
# Glenn Carle reviews "The Black Banners"