Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
[PROGRAM] Press freedom in Azerbaijan
By  • 18 December 2014
This episode of Global Journalist is audio only. With the recent arrest of Azeri investigative reporter Khadija Ismayilova, we look at Azerbaijan's crackdowns on journalists, and whether there's hope for the future. Our guests: Sylvana…
Ethiopian journalists charged with terrorism
By  • 25 July 2014
Six bloggers and three journalists were charged with terrorism July 17, following their arrest and imprisonment in April.  While one of the bloggers was charged in absentia, the rest appeared in an Addis Ababa court,…
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…
Brazilian news anchor gunned down, fourth journalist killed in five weeks
By  • 4 March 2014
A Brazilian journalist and television director was shot and killed Feb. 27 in the city of Teixeira de Freitas, about 550 miles (900 km) north of Rio de Janeiro. Geolino Lopes Xavier, 44, an anchor…
By  • 27 February 2014
[caption id="attachment_367" align="aligncenter" width="790"] Global Journalist staff stand in solidarity with Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt.[/caption]   Global Journalist stands in solidarity with the international community in a Global Day of Action asking for the…
Canadian journalist who covered Khmer Rouge missing in Cambodia
By  • 25 February 2014
A Canadian journalist and filmmaker who was reporting about atrocities under the former Khmer Rouge government has gone missing in Cambodia. Dave Walker, a Canadian freelance journalist and film producer who lived in Cambodia, disappeared…
Azerbaijan investigates journalist who exposed efforts to spy on opposition
By  • 25 February 2014
An Azerbaijani journalist who exposed an apparent government effort to spy on the country’s opposition has faced repeated questioning by police and a government investigation. Khadija Ismayilova, a reporter for the U.S.-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio…
Brazilian newspaper owner shot dead
By  • 18 February 2014
The owner of a Brazilian news weekly known for exposing corruption in local government was killed near his home outside of Rio De Janeiro on Feb. 13. Pedro Palma, the owner and editor of the…
Australian Prime Minister criticizes “unpatriotic” state broadcaster
By  • 6 February 2014
Free Press Watch originally published Feb. 4 2014. Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott has called the national broadcaster ABC "unpatriotic" and has criticized it for "taking everyone's side but Australia's. Mr Abbot says the television…
Brazilian journalist in coma after explosive attack
By  • 2 February 2014
A video journalist is in a coma after becoming injured at a protest in Rio de Janeiro where he was hit with an explosive device. Ilídio Andrade, cameraman for the television network Bandeirantes was filming…
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