Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
Kashmir photos document lives shaped by conflict
By  • 24 October 2019
"You mute the colors to keep the emotions there, because that is what matters most in a place like Kashmir." Mumbai-based photographer Avani Rai first traveled to the Indian-controlled Jammu and Kashmir five years ago.…
In Cuban youth, photographer finds hope and frustration
By , • 12 April 2019
"I tried to document the power of the youth, really willing to explode" Shortly after U.S. president Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro announced in 2014 that the two countries would normalize relations after 54-years…
Climate change, environment highlight photographer's work
By  • 16 May 2018
From the Arctic to the Amazon, Joanna Pinneo has made spotlighting climate change a specialty Twenty years ago this month, National Geographic's cover featured Joanna Pinneo's iconic photograph of a sleeping Tuareg mother and child…
Photographer spotlights Papua New Guinea's tribal dress
By  • 3 May 2018
With tribal traditions under threat, an effort to preserve culture through photography [caption id="attachment_9291" align="alignright" width="295"] Photographer and cinematographer Wylda Bayrón, with a boy in Papua New Guinea.[/caption] Over the course of her 14-year career, photographer…
Teen pregnancy in Latin America, photographed
By  • 6 April 2018
"It’s...going against a tide of cultural behavior that says not only is teen pregnancy okay, it’s kind of expected." Brooklyn-based photographer and writer Joey O'Loughlin has spent much of her two- [caption id="attachment_9184" align="alignleft" width="207"]…
Photo editor Golon, author Engel speak on successes
By  • 28 December 2017
On this special edition of Global Journalist, host Jason McLure speaks with two distinguished journalists about their road to success. MaryAnne Golon, the director of photography of the Washington Post, describes the chaotic days covering…
Photographer spotlights India's air pollution
By  • 7 December 2017
"We all breathe the same air." Melanie Dornier was once a social worker in the United Kingdom and her native France, where she did work like helping refugees navigate the job search process. Then an…
In polar photography, a battle with fear and cold
By  • 25 November 2017
"I couldn't think of anything else but to breathe deep and go as deep as I can." [caption id="attachment_8657" align="alignleft" width="200"] (Photo credit: Amos Nachoum)[/caption] Wildlife photographer Amos Nachoum is no stranger to difficult situations.…
Islamic dress debate provides fodder for artists
By  • 28 September 2017
In 2011, France became the first European Union country to ban women in public from wearing veils that cover their faces. But the debate over Islamic dress in Europe didn't stop there. Since then a…
Documenting starvation in South Sudan
By  • 23 March 2017
"Something has to be done about this."  One day in May of last year, Spanish photographer Albert Gonzalez Farran was taking pictures of the humanitarian crisis in the South Sudanese town of Maiwut near the country's…
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