Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
9/11: Then and now
By  • 11 September 2021
Nothing reminds us of how small our world is so much as the anniversary of this terrible day. While President Joe Biden recently declared an end to America's long war in Afghanistan, the impact of…
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Three months on: MU journalists reflect on the Capitol riot
By  • 5 April 2021
At Global Journalist, we often bring you stories about threats to free speech and a free press. Those stories are usually involve other countries. But three months ago, on Jan. 6, America's tradition of a…
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Angela Greiling Keane: The professional is personal
By  • 5 April 2021
In the midst of the COVID pandemic, Politico editor Angela Greiling Keane manages a team of 60 reporters covering politics across the country all from her desk in her Washington home.  This seems like a…
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Doug Harbrecht: 'Never has the profession been more important'
By  • 5 April 2021
In his 40 years of experience as a journalist in the nation’s capital, Doug Harbrecht had to adapt to a constantly changing environment. The MU Journalism School alum is lauded by colleagues for managing the transition…
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Jeff Leen: 'The mission always brings you back'
By  • 5 April 2021
Journalism chronicles change. In the last year, journalists have done more than chronicle change; they’ve lived it. In addition to COVID, which has forced reporters and photographers to find new ways to gather news without…
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Molly Olmstead: 'Blossoming into this wonderful reporter'
By  • 5 April 2021
Dodging flashbang grenades and low-flying helicopters probably isn't how most people view a typical life of a Washington correspondent. However, Molly Olmstead has encountered both on recent assignments in the nation's capital for Slate Magazine. …
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Sarah Wire: Inside the Capitol on Jan. 6
By  • 5 April 2021
Sarah Wire graduated in 2009 from the Missouri School of Journalism and spent the next decade building on the training she got there. She rose steadily up the ranks, landing jobs at bigger and better…
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Catching up with: Yariel Valdés González
By  • 19 December 2020
Editor's note: Last year, Global Journalist talked to two journalists who had been detained for long periods of time despite entering the U.S. legally with asylum claims that were recognized as legitimate by the U.S.…
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The fight for press freedom in Hong Kong
By  • 20 November 2020
Hong Kong is a case study in the fragility of press freedom: In this episode, Global Journalist investigates how a new National Security Law and a accreditation system for reporters are affecting journalism in a…
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After three years of #MeToo, are newsrooms more diverse?
By , , • 20 November 2020
In the wake of #MeToo and the death of George Floyd, many public figures and institutions have had intense conversations about gender and racial inequities. The news media has brought these conversations to the attention…
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