Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Europe's immigration quagmire
By  • 14 September 2017
Back in 2015, the immigration crisis in Europe was in headlines worldwide. Since then the numbers of people crossing the by sea to the continent has declined from more than 1 million annually to just 126,000 through…
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Malaysia's 1MDB and Europe's migrants
By  • 2 June 2017
On this two-part edition of Global Journalist, a look at political corruption in Malaysia and a controversial new film about migration to Europe. In Malaysia, the country's politics have been in turmoil for two years…
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Rising nationalism in Europe
By  • 15 December 2016
Donald Trump’s victory in November’s election came as a shock to many in America’s political establishment. But across the Atlantic in Europe, his rise on an America-first, anti-immigrant, anti-globalization platform was less surprising. That’s because…
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Ireland's abortion ban under pressure
By  • 5 December 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has suggested that he’ll nominate U.S. Supreme Court justices that would overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that ended many abortion restrictions in the U.S. If he succeeds, some states might…
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For Russia, World Cup poses myriad challenges
By , • 2 June 2016
Ukraine, security and corruption complicate 2018 tournament With the world’s attention set to shift to crisis-riddled Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympics, one government in particular is likely watching how Brazil juggles the world’s spotlight…
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Project Exile: Iraqi BBC cameraman struggles in U.K.
By  • 24 May 2016
"They consider us traitors, spies. I was worried about my children." Qais Najim spent more than a decade as a cameraman and editor for the BBC in his native Iraq, where he covered the U.S.-British…
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Hungarian journalists build new site after controversy
By  • 11 May 2016
Mass resignations from one of Hungary's top news sites led to the creation of a new investigative outlet In 2014, Hungarian investigative journalist András Pethő wrote an exposé about a series of expensive overseas business trips…
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Russia releases Crimea reporter charged with 'extremism'
By  • 26 April 2016
Police in Crimea have released a reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) after detaining him as part of an investigation into the U.S.-sponsored news service in the peninsula annexed by Russia from Ukraine in…
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Bosnia's European lifeline
By  • 22 April 2016
A serious effort by Brussels could help reform Bosnia's troubled politics, argues Columbia's Tanya Domi Bosnia-Herzegovina is among the poorest and most corrupt corners of Europe. The country made significant progress in rebuilding in the…
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Bosnia's stalled recovery
By  • 21 April 2016
Twenty years after Europe's bloodiest war since World War II, Bosnia is a country riven by ethnic divisions and poverty. After its recent application to join the European Union, Bosnians and their leaders will have…
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