Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Thailand arrests Filipino politicians accused of 2011 murder
By  • 29 September 2015
Two  suspects in the 2011 murder of a Filipino radio journalist have been arrested in the Thailand and deported to the Philippines to face trial. Joel Reyes and Mario Reyes, a former provincial governor and local official…
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Journalism's deadliest day, revisited
By , • 24 September 2015
In November 2009 in the Philippines, a convoy of dozens of journalists, lawyers and political activists were traveling to register an opposition candidate for governor of a province called Maguindanao. The group of cars were…
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Photo essay: Maguindanao's mass grave
By  • 24 September 2015
Nonoy Espina has worked as a journalist in the the Philippines for more than 28 years, covering news ranging from economic issues to insurgencies. Based in Bacolod City, about 300 miles (482 kilometers) south of Manila,…
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Impunity is legacy of 2009 Filipino massacre
By  • 24 September 2015
The 2009 massacre of 58 people, including 32 journalists, in the Philippines province of Maguindanao carries a heavy legacy for the rapidly developing southeast Asian nation. Six years later, no one has been convicted of…
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Deported from Turkey for a tweet
By , , • 26 March 2015
This week on Global Journalist, guest host Joshua Kranzberg takes you around the world for a series of stories on the challenges of journalism in a rapidly changing world. *Mahir Zeynalov, an Azerbaijani columnist for…
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Startup Rappler thrives in hyper-social Philippines
By  • 26 March 2015
A former CNN reporter's company succeeds despite press restrictions The Internet has disrupted the news business all over the world, allowing news organizations like Huffington Post that didn’t exist a decade ago to draw more…
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Critical of drug trade, Filipino broadcaster is slain
By  • 15 February 2015
A Filipino radio broadcaster who had been critical of the involvement of local officials in the drug trade was shot and killed outside the station where he worked in the southern settlement of Tagbilaran City.…
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'Climate refugees' spark hot debate
By  • 11 September 2014
Status of those forced from home by changing climate unclear Faced with deportation from New Zealand in 2012, a family of four from the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu offered a novel argument as to…
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