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The Rundown - March 9

RFE/RL In The Media
# CPJ and "Eurasianet" report on the blackmail case against Khadija Ismayilova (more here and here)
# "The New York Times" quotes RFE/RL's interview with Irina Prokhorova
# "Think Progress" and "The Huffington Post" link to Golnaz Esfandiari's report on a topless video protest by Iranian women
# CPJ cites RFE/RL reporting on Tajikistan's blocking several websites
# Golnaz Esfandiari is a contributor to "The Iran War Clock" at "The Atlantic"
# "Global Voices" cites RFE/RL reporting on Macedonian academic Irena Cvetkovik

International Press Review

# How web censorship is being used for political feuds in Iran
# "Don’t Play Politics with the Bomb" - Philip Stephens, "Financial Times"
# "Iran and U.S. Election-Year Politics" - Aaron David Miller, "The New York Times"

# Several Kremlin opponents won seats in municipal elections
# "The Promise of Russia's Urban Middle Class" - Condoleeza Rice, "The Washington Post"
# "Stealing Russia's Future" - Amy Knight, "NY Review of Books"
# "Why Women Make Russia a Better Place to Live" - Natalya Bubnova, "Moscow Times"

# What actually happened in Osama bin Laden's last days?
# "A New Kind of Taliban" - Shanthie Mariet D'Souza, "Foreign Policy"
# Osama bin Laden's wives have been charged with illegally entering Pakistan

Of Interest
# Lawrence Scott Sheets on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
# "The Ancient Art of Fooling Voters" - Peter Stothard, "The Wall St. Journal"
# Aldous Huxley's letter to George Orwell after the publication of "1984"
# The BBC will launch an online corrections page

U.S. Politics/Foreign Policy
# Can start-ups save public broadcasting?
# A review of the docudrama "Game Change"