Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
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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Family of slain reporter sues Syria government in U.S.
By  • 11 July 2016
Family members of Marie Colvin, an American war reporter who was killed in Syria six years ago, have filed a wrongful death suit against President Bashar al-Assad's government in federal court in Washington, D.C. In…
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Texas journalist slain, motive sought
By  • 21 June 2016
Police are searching for the motive in the death of a  Texas freelance journalist and real estate agent who was found dead of a gunshot in the backyard a house in a suburb of Fort Worth.…
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Honduran journalist survives two attacks in one day
By  • 11 May 2016
A Honduran radio journalist known for his outspoken criticism of the government has survived two attacks in a single day. Felix Molina, the host of the pro-democracy program Resistencias, was traveling in a taxi in the…
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Mexican reporter slain outside his home
By  • 3 May 2016
A Mexican journalist was shot and killed outside his home early April 25 in Mexico's southwestern Guerrero state. Francisco Pacheco Beltrán was returning to his home in the city of Taxco after taking his daughter…
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