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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...
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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...
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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...
Mountain people in traditional costume in the town of Pisac, a Quechua-speaking area of Peru about 35 km from Cuzco. (Sergi Reboredo/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)

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...
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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...
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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...
A city worker fixes a traffic light near a banner portraying two men imprisoned for having sexually abused minors, in Bogota, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007. The banner reads in Spanish "Condemned for sexually abusing girls of 4 and 13 years." Photo credit: AP Photo/Fernando Vergara

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...
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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...
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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...
Francisco Condori, 14 years old, came with his family some months ago to the Cerro Rico from a remote village in a rural area of the Potosi province, called Tinguipalla. His father had no mining experience but he found a job for a minimal wage. The cooperative offered them to settle in one of the tiny house attached to the pithead in order to take care of the materials and get for free a place to sleep. At this room–no bigger than 5 o 6 square meters–  have rest six members of the family: Francisco, his parents and his three sisters. Now they have become immutable to unbearable noise from the deepness of the mine and the compressor which is placed at back of the house. Day and night.

Mineritos: Bolivia’s child miners

Many photographers would wait decades to tackle shooting tough subjects like child labor in Bolivia’s mines. Not Daniel Burgui Iguzkiza, a freelance journalist and photographer based in Spain. After...