Kim's Recent Essays...
The Battle for the Soul of U.S. International Broadcasting.
US International Broadcasting: Success Requires Independence and Consolidation.
In International Broadcasting, Even the Static Must be Credible.
America Calling China: A Strategy for International Broadcasting.
Radio Zamaneh, 19 Feb 2012: "Iran's Minister of Communications has announced that the launch of the 'national internet', which was scheduled for February, has been postponed to June. The Mehr News Agency reports that Reza Taghipour said in a meeting on Saturday. ... Previously, the government had announced that the 'national internet' or "national information network" would be launched by February 11. Islamic Republic officials seek to control online content by launching the so-called 'clean or halal internet', which would not provide access to pornographic and indecent sites and perhaps other sites deemed inappropriate. Analysts have said this so-called internet is an attempt to cut off Iranian users from the World Wide Web. ... Taghipour also alleged that Google turns over all its information to the United States Central Intelligence Agency."