Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
'Panama Papers' journalist describes sprawling investigation
By  • 2 January 2020
Marina Walker Guevara has managed two massive global investigations for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Both the 'Panama Papers' and 'Paradise Papers' investigations of offshore tax havens and money laundering involved a global network…
Local news in global decline - Part 2
By  • 13 June 2019
Local and regional newspapers have dwindled all across the U.S. as print advertising revenues have shrunk. But the U.S. isn't alone - there is a local news crisis happening all around the world. In the…
Gender quotas on the march
By  • 18 October 2018
Christine Blasey Ford was 100 percent certain Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school. Kavanaugh was 100 percent certain he didn’t. But one figure that jumped out of Kavanaugh's recent U.S. Supreme Court…
Project Exile: Argentine journalist fled after prosecutor's death
By  • 4 December 2017
"I was sure they were going to kill me, taking into account what happened to Nisman." It was a story that shook Argentine politics. For the journalist who broke the news, it upended his life.  On…
Brazil's impeachment drama
By  • 12 May 2016
Brazil's senate vote to begin an impeachment trial against suspended President Dilma Rousseff is a turning point in the country's democracy. On this edition of Global Journalist, a panel of Brazil experts debate and discuss…
Is Pope Francis a radical?
By , • 17 September 2015
The pope has changed the Catholic Church's tone, if not its doctrine. He's been variously described as “the great reformer,” the “most interesting man in the world,” and most provocatively,  a "radical." And as Pope…
Brazilian radio journalist killed on air
By  • 11 August 2015
A Brazilian radio announcer known for criticizing local politicians was shot dead by two gunmen while broadcasting a live  program in the town of Camocim, in the northeastern state of Ceara. Gleydson Carvalho was shot…
Despite prosecutor's death, Argentina ruling party still popular
By  • 18 June 2015
Political fallout for Peronists from Nisman case is muted Even under ordinary circumstances, it would appear Argentina’s ruling Peronist alliance would face an uphill battle in national elections in October. After all, unemployment is on…
Gay rights in Latin America
By  • 28 May 2015
This summer, the United States Supreme Court will make a decision on whether to legalize same-sex marriage. But some countries in Latin America have already done that, with Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay being three that…
Social media fuels Latin America gay rights movement
By  • 28 May 2015
It can no longer be denied. Latin America, at least in the most urbanized and populated areas, is coming out. Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay as well as some states in Mexico have already legalized gay…
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