Eugene Richards: Trust yields photos with emotion

Award-winning photographer Eugene Richards’s specialty is intimacy. “I usually don’t photograph something that I can’t touch,” he says. For more than 50 years, Richards established personal...

NPR’s Cornish says authenticity key

Co-host of "All Things Considered" explains the art of interviewing For Audie Cornish, the key to successful interviewing is getting to the essence of the person quickly. “If you’re going to put that...

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...

In memoriam: Stuart Loory

Former Global Journalist executive editor dies at 82. (Columbia Missourian) - Nina Kudriavtseva-Loory met the man who would later become her husband in May 1993 at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. Drawn by his...

Disappearing languages get lifeline from technology

Once seen as a threat, the Internet is now an aid for endangered tongues The spread of the Internet has accelerated the global use of English. And the march of English has come as UNESCO forecasts that half...

Ecuador’s ‘gag law’ stifles independent press

2013 legislation led to media fines, newspaper closures When it comes to his feelings about critical journalists, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa doesn’t mince words. In August, during his regular...

Disappeared students ignite Mexican discontent

The apparent killings of 43 teaching students has proved a tipping point for Mexico's public. Government corruption is nothing new in Mexico. But the wave of recent protests in response to the disappearance...

Child sex trafficking scars Latin America

From foreign tourists to local women, a diverse group exploits the region’s children. It was a local Colombian beauty queen who had recruited many of the boys and girls. To do so she had used a fake...

Informant tells of recruitment to radical group

'When people said to me, “You are a traitor to Islam because you stop Muslims,” I say to people that Islam does not support terrorism and the Prophet, peace be upon him, is not a terrorist.' Mubin Shaikh...

Vice News thrives with young audience, controversy

From North Korea to the Islamic State, Vice's international reporting attracts both audience and critics. Six days after Brooklyn-based Vice News released a five-part documentary on the group known as the...