Influencer boom draws scrutiny [program]

Social media influencers have enjoyed rapid growth in recent years. From an industry that was virtually non-existent a decade ago, companies are projected to pay individuals $10 billion globally in 2020 to...

Japan, South Korea face population bust [rebroadcast]

Japan and South Korea face stark demographic change. Longer life spans and low birth rates in both countries have led to rapidly aging populations. At 126 million, Japan's population is already declining and...

The new art censorship [program]

From the love poems of Ovid to Michelangelo’s painted nudes in the Sistine Chapel, art censorship has a long history. Yet today’s censorship is taking some new forms. As Instagram has become one of the...

Kashmir photos document lives shaped by conflict

"You mute the colors to keep the emotions there, because that is what matters most in a place like Kashmir." Mumbai-based photographer Avani Rai first traveled to the Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir five...

A glimpse of Western Sahara’s forgotten refugees

"There's a chance the Sahrawi people could start a new war." The frozen conflict in the disputed territory of Western Sahara rarely makes international headlines anymore. In part that's because the 16-year...