Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
The fight for press freedom in Hong Kong
By  • 20 November 2020
Hong Kong is a case study in the fragility of press freedom: In this episode, Global Journalist investigates how a new National Security Law and a accreditation system for reporters are affecting journalism in a…
Covering Hong Kong's unrest [program]
By  • 12 December 2019
Hong Kong’s six-month old protest movement has been one of the biggest international stories of 2019. What began in June as a protest against a bill that would allow for the extradition of criminal suspects…
Foreign journalists confront new challenges
By  • 5 September 2019
On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at how the news gets reported in some very different parts of the world. We’ll talk to a journalist from Ghana about how politicians are undermining the…
Internet addiction in China [rebroadcast]
By  • 31 May 2018
It’s hardly uncommon for parents to be worried their teenagers are spending too much time online. But in China the concern is particularly acute, where internet cafes in cities often teem with young men playing…
In Hong Kong, Occupy Central lingers a year later
By  • 5 December 2015
The end of protests hasn't ended discontent with Beijing. [Updated to include Richardson, Dec. 7] A year ago the Occupy Central movement ended in Hong Kong with protesters failing to either force the resignation of…
A look back at Hong Kong's Occupy Central [photo essay]
By  • 4 December 2015
For two and a half months last year, the massive pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong captured the world's attention. Born and raised in Hong Kong, photographer Anthony Kwan moved to the U.S. in 2003. He…
Mainland traders cause friction in Hong Kong
By  • 15 June 2015
Locals resent crowds, rising real estate Hong Kong has long been known as a shopper’s paradise-particularly for people living in Shenzhen, a Chinese mainland city of 10.6 million just across a narrow river from the…
Hong Kong on the brink
By  • 3 October 2014
Beijing’s effort to control the 2017 ballot has exposed deep-seated dissatisfaction. Tension is mounting in Hong Kong, where the massive student-led democracy protests known as the “umbrella revolution” that have paralyzed its central business district…
What's happening in Hong Kong?
By  • 2 October 2014
On this week's show, we are looking at the protests in Hong Kong that have attracted worldwide attention. Students and citizens alike have been protesting China's decision to manage the region's 2017 general election. Back…
Hong Kong press freedom threatened
By  • 24 July 2014
The British government expressed "serious concerns" about press freedom in Hong Kong in its recent six-month report. Presented to parliament by Foreign Secretary William Hague, the findings noted that even though people in Hong Kong…
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