Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Gay magazine editor slain in Bangladesh
By , • 2 May 2016
A founder of Bangladesh's first and only gay magazine has been hacked to death in the capital Dhaka along with a friend, part of a wave of killings of liberal and secular bloggers and activists…
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Maldives journalists face charges after protest
By  • 19 April 2016
The government of the Indian Ocean nation of the Maldives  has decided to put on trial two journalists for an opposition television station on charges related to their coverage of an anti-government rally in March 2015.…
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Project Exile: Criticizing Sri Lanka war leads to exile
By  • 18 April 2016
When columnist and human rights activist Sunanda Deshapriya criticized the Sri Lankan government’s war against Tamil rebels, he didn’t know he wouldn’t be able to return to his country for six years. [caption id="attachment_6839" align="alignleft"…
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Indian reporter arrested in school reporting fracas
By  • 5 April 2016
A newspaper reporter in the troubled central Indian state of Chhattisgarh has been arrested on a seven-month-old complaint filed by a principal whose school was the subject of reports of a cheating scandal. Deepak Jaiswal,…
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Five arrested in India after threats to TV anchor
By , • 9 March 2016
Police in the south Indian state of Kerala have arrested five people from a right-wing Hindu nationalist group after a wave of threatening telephone calls to a local television news anchor. Sindhu Sooryakumar, an anchor…
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Third Indian journalist in a year killed in Uttar Pradesh
By  • 22 February 2016
A journalist was shot dead by three gunmen on motorcycles in the Sultanpur district in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Karun Misra, 32, was the Ambedkarnagar bureau chief of the Hindi daily, Jan…
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Mob stones home of Indian journalist who covered Maoists
By  • 16 February 2016
A mob in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh has stoned a journalist’s house and car, demanding her death after accusing her of supporting Maoist rebel groups in the region. The home of Malini Subramaniam, a…
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New optimism on climate change
By  • 18 December 2015
The Paris agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions has led to new hope that the worst effects of climate change may be avoided. On this edition of Global Journalist, our guests analyze the climate agreement…
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Hindu nationalists, impunity raise India press threat
By  • 12 November 2015
India is the world’s largest democracy, with a population of more than one point two billion people. It’s also an incredibly diverse place where people speak more than one hundred different languages. The media environment…
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BBC veteran sees India media liberty waning
By  • 12 November 2015
"Media in India is not as free as it used to be." BBC World correspondent Zubair Ahmed has covered protests, communal violence and many other sensitive issues on the Indian subcontinent. After 25 years as…
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