Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
The state of free press in Myanmar
By  • 27 March 2014
This week on Global Journalist, we take a look at Myanmar. Since transitioning to a democratic government three years ago, the country formerly known as Burma has been working to improve conditions for journalists living…
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Spiraling inflation, street crime spur Venezuela protests
By  • 14 March 2014
  An economic crisis in a country with one of the highest murder rates in the world has led to a month of sometimes violent demonstrations in Venezuela. Polarization between supporters and opponents of President…
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After Egyptian coup, space for journalists tightens
By  • 6 March 2014
Egypt's prosecution of four Al Jazeera journalists has spotlighted the country's worsening press climate since the military overthrew former president Mohammed Morsi in July. As tension builds ahead of upcoming presidential elections, press freedoms and…
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The documentary 'Life After Death' offers a glimpse into present day Rwanda
By  • 27 February 2014
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. It’s estimated that roughly 800,000 Rwandans were killed in that three month period. Kwasa Liste Munson is the son of one of those victims. He’s…
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Veteran journalist Aye Aye Win on the challenges reporting in Myanmar
By  • 9 January 2014
For more than two decades, Aye Aye Win has provided the world with an inside glimpse into life in Myanmar, filing stories for the Associated Press in the country formerly known as Burma. In that…
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