Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Female bloggers fight for freedom of speech
By  • 18 November 2013
In November 2009, Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez was walking to a march against violence in Havana when three men drove up in an unmarked black car and told her to get in. When she refused,…
A question of faith
By  • 13 December 2012
Recent international stories have reignited the discussion about how journalists can better report on global religions. When he graduated in 1986 with a bachelor’s in journalism and spanish, Patrick Butler realized how journalism could take…
Lifting the veil
By  • 15 November 2012
Photojournalist Jodi Cobb reveals how she uses her craft to uncover hidden worlds. Photojournalist Jodi Cobb says that she is not one for the spotlight. She’s more at home behind the lens. She traveled the…
A Q&A with Mona Eltahawy
By  • 25 October 2012
Eltahawy spoke with Global Journalist about her perspectives on objectivity in journalism, her role as a columnist and cyber activist, and how she hopes her work impacts the world. Mona Eltahawy was born in Egypt…
Thinking outside the magazine
By  • 17 October 2012
Adam Moss, editor of New York magazine discusses the innovations that earned the publication the Missouri Honor Medal. Adam Moss is a trendsetter in the world of journalism. “A single person can have an outsize…
Uncovering Bradley Manning
By  • 7 August 2012
In 2010, the biggest American security leak stunned the world when WikiLeaks published more than 250,000 diplomatic cables containing state secrets, such as Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The cables were obtained by a U.S. Army…
Inspiring change
By  • 30 May 2012
With a Nikon D60, a Flip Video camera and a Marantz in hand, Emily Coppel moved to a slum in South Africa in 2010. Coppel, a recent graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism at…
Speaking out
By  • 16 May 2012
“First of all, you have to believe in what you do.” — Jineth Bedoya Jineth Bedoya is a petite and courageous investigative journalist in Colombia. She has been attacked multiple times for reporting on drug…
Seeds of change
By  • 3 May 2012
Press freedom is dynamic. Every year marks achievements and setbacks, new promises and new threats to the open practice of journalism around the world. As part of World Free Press Day, Global Journalist highlights one…
Iran's nuclear countdown
By  • 4 April 2012
Imrana Saghar, a lawyer and journalist in Pakistan, has used both professions to fight for minority rights and to free women in her country, sometimes risking her own safety. Imrana Saghar has been a reporter…
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