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Tracey Goldner

Stories By Tracey Goldner
NPR's Cornish says authenticity key
By  • 29 January 2015
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 person in…
Ukrainian news site shines amid revolution, war
By , • 8 January 2015
The Kyiv Post has become a go-to source for news about a nation in turmoil. When Ukraine’s fleeing president Viktor Yanukovych had thousands of documents dumped into the freezing Kiev Reservoir in February, he might…
Reporting in Turkmenistan requires ingenuity, bravery
By  • 18 December 2014
Independent media in the Central Asian state struggles with repression and censorship. Anna Fergana hasn’t told her family she is a reporter. It’s a dangerous job, and they would try to talk her out of…
Colombian journalists fear paramilitary 'blacklists'
By  • 15 December 2014
Colombian journalists met on Dec. 11 in the capital city of Bogota to publicize threats they have received from a right-wing paramilitary group called Bloque Capital - Águilas Negras [Capital Block - Black Eagles]. The…
Azerbaijan jails prominent investigative reporter
By , • 8 December 2014
The Azeri government has jailed a prominent investigative reporter known for her persistent coverage of government corruption, human rights violations and media freedom. Khadija Ismayilova, who contributes to U.S.-backed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, was arrested…
Disappeared students ignite Mexican discontent
By  • 4 December 2014
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 of 43…
Venezuelan journalists threatened for covering prison clash
By  • 2 December 2014
Members of Venezuela's Bolivarian National Guard threatened to kill two photojournalists and a cameraman as they covered demonstrations at a prison where inmates had gone on a hunger strike to protest conditions. The demonstration took…
In surveillance age, online safety key for journalists
By  • 26 November 2014
With dozens of spy agencies snooping online, new tools can help protect journalists. Digital security experts say that journalists are not doing enough to protect themselves and their sources online. After all, reporters are expected…
Colombian reporter who covered child exploitation attacked
By  • 18 November 2014
A Colombian journalist investigating child prostitution by criminal gangs was attacked Nov. 10 in northwest Colombia. Oscar Castaño, a program director for Orientese Television [Get Oriented TV], had traveled 12 miles from his home city…
Azeri journalist jailed for 'hooliganism'
By  • 3 November 2014
A journalist in the central Asian nation of Azerbaijan journalist has been sentenced to 25 days in jail on charges of hooliganism and disobeying the police in what supporters say is a politically-motivated case. Khalid…
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