Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
How a sportswriter challenged a government
By  • 19 November 2020
Just before the COVID pandemic sent the world into lockdown last spring, visitors to the True/False film festival — an annual showing of top documentaries in Columbia, Missouri — got a sneak preview of a…
New York Times' Baquet addresses Trump controversies
By  • 8 October 2019
From the New York Times' reluctance to use the word "lie" or "racist" to describe statements by President Trump to what the news outlet has learned from its coverage of the 2016 election, Executive Editor…
The U.S. journalist anchoring China's news
By  • 30 May 2019
The success of CNN spawned many 24-hour news networks - many started by governments hoping to shape global public opinion to their advantage. That group includes China's state-owned English-language CGTN, which broadcasts to 30 million…
Payola and the press
By  • 9 May 2019
It’s sometimes called “brown envelope” journalism. This is the practice of journalists taking money or gifts from companies, politicians, or even international charities to give them favorable coverage. Today it’s particularly a problem in developing…
Calvo-Roth broke barriers for women journalists
By  • 17 January 2019
On this week's show, a look at the life of a pioneering female journalist. Fortuna Calvo-Roth was born in 1934 to a Jewish family in Paris, but was raised in Lima, Peru. There she fell…
Career of CNN Digital boss mirrors media revolution
By  • 25 January 2016
The digital age changed the way people get their news. But as it shifts from coming heaved to a doorstep by a child on a bike or via a 6:30 pm news anchor to being always accessible…
NPR's Audie Cornish and the future of radio [program]
By  • 28 August 2015
As a co-host of NPR's flagship "All Things Considered," Audie Cornish's voice is heard by 12 million people everyday. On a special edition of Global Journalist, she takes us behind the scenes of one of…
The future of international journalism
By  • 25 December 2014
[caption id="attachment_4507" align="alignleft" width="150"] (Courtesy of Stephen Davis)[/caption] With news outlets cutting budgets and with more freelance opportunities arising, what does the media landscape look like for those who want to cover stories around the…
VICE: the future of journalism?
By  • 25 September 2014
On this week's program, we are looking at VICE. No – not the bad habits we all have – but the media organization that is challenging common perceptions of what is and isn't journalism. Our…
Journalism in hotspots: Alfred Friendly Fellows speak out (part 2 of 2)
By  • 11 September 2014
In 1983, journalist Alfred Friendly launched an exchange program with journalists all over the world. The Alfred Friendly Press Partners fellowship brings a group of foreign journalists to the United States for work experience and…
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