Reporting Myanmar & Documenting Cartels

This edition of Global Journalist is audio-only. We're covering two issues on this edition of Global Journalist. First, Jason McLure interviews Saw Yan Naing (@yannaingsaw), a journalist from...

Venezuela’s many crises

Venezuela is a country that should, by all accounts, be doing quite well. It’s one of the top oil-producing countries in the world. But the South American nation also has one of the highest murder rates...

Violence against women in Mexico

It's a startling number: according to Mexico's National Citizen Femicide Observatory, six women are killed every day in the country. Despite that alarming statistic, only 24 percent of those deaths are...

Gay rights in Latin America

This summer, the United States Supreme Court will make a decision on whether to legalize same-sex marriage. But some countries in Latin America have already done that, with Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay...

Pope Francis and the media

Just over two years since Pope Francis was elected to lead Catholics around the world, Global Journalist's Jason McLure sits down with three Catholic news agency journalists who have covered the Pontiff and...

Ecuador press freedom in rapid decline

  Many people know Ecuador as the home of calm and picturesque sights, from the Galapagos Islands and lush Amazonian rain forest to soaring Andean peaks. But the media environment in Ecuador is...

Stuart Loory, the Global Journalist

https://soundcloud.com/global-journalist-radio/remembering-stuart-loory   Stuart Loory, the founder and longtime host of Global Journalist's radio program, died Jan. 16 at age 82. In this special...

Ebola epidemic continues

Since our last program on Ebola, the death toll from the disease has more than doubled to 4,800. U.S. and Spanish aid workers sickened by Ebola also transmitted it to medical workers in the U.S. and in...

International sex trafficking

Given the nature of this discussion, listener discretion is advised. On this week's show, we are looking at sex trafficking of children around the world, and how the media covers this problem. In September...