Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Bolivia, Ecuador protests challenge media
By  • 7 November 2019
From Chile to Haiti, massive anti-government protests have spiraled across Latin America in recent weeks. On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at what's fueling discontent in Bolivia and Ecuador - and how the…
China pushes 'new Silk Road' to Latin America
By , • 19 April 2019
'China's very much in the region to stay' When Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled what became known as the Belt and Road Initiative in 2013, the massive infrastructure project was quickly dubbed the "New Silk…
Teen pregnancy in Latin America, photographed
By  • 6 April 2018
"It’s...going against a tide of cultural behavior that says not only is teen pregnancy okay, it’s kind of expected." Brooklyn-based photographer and writer Joey O'Loughlin has spent much of her two- [caption id="attachment_9184" align="alignleft" width="207"]…
Chilean officials sentenced for 1973 murders
By  • 2 February 2015
A court in Chile has sentenced two former military officials for their role in the highly-publicized murders of a U.S. journalist and student in 1973. Charles Horman, 31, a journalist and filmmaker, and Frank Teruggi,…
Child sex trafficking scars Latin America
By  • 30 October 2014
From foreign tourists to local women, a diverse group exploits the region’s children. It was a local Colombian beauty queen who had recruited many of the boys and girls. To do so she had used…
Expected winner, uncertain future
By  • 14 November 2013
As Chilean voters prepare to go to the polls on Nov. 17 to decide the country’s future, the leading presidential candidates Evelyn Matthei and Michelle Bachelet have brought the past into focus. Two months after…
Dynamic economy, shy diplomacy
By  • 14 November 2013
During his latest official speech to the United Nation’s General Assembly on Sept. 24, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera advocated Chile’s candidacy as a nonpermanent member of the UN Security Council for the next two years.…
Photojournalist from U.S. arrested in Chilean protest
By  • 13 March 2012
A U.S. photojournalist working for the Santiago Times was arrested and beaten for taking photos of a protest in southern Chile, according to the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. Jason Suder published an…
Two foreign journalists attacked
By  • 20 February 2012
Two foreign journalists were beaten while investigating a land dispute in eastern China. Remko Tanis, a Dutch reporter, said he was kicked and beaten by 20 to 30 men whom he believed were policemen in…
Chilean government withdraws bill that could affect journalists
By  • 25 January 2012
The Chilean Government has withdrawn what some have called a controversial bill that would have allowed authorities to demand without a warrant that media companies turn over images, according to ANSA and the Knight Foundation.…
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