Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
CBS correspondent Plante reflects on 52 years at network
By , • 14 January 2016
Veteran says social media gives White House new way around press When CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley started covering the White House back in 1997, he was plenty nervous. "Not about the job or…
Fired by family, Hederman made New York Review second act
By , • 11 January 2016
In Hederman's custody, The New York Review has thrived amid industry turmoil. Rea Hederman isn't one to choose the easy path. In 1984, Hederman, recently dismissed from his family's Mississippi newspaper chain, purchased The New York…
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…
Cuba's fearless blogger Yoani Sánchez
By  • 14 December 2015
Note: Spanish with English subtitles Yoani Sánchez has been called the most famous Cuban not named Castro. In 2008, she began posting stories of the everyday challenges of life in Cuba. The blog, Generation Y,…
Myanmar's pivotal election
By  • 5 November 2015
Voters in Myanmar will go to the polls Nov. 8 to elect a parliament in what will be a milestone in the country's transition from military rule to democracy. Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's…
Myanmar's moment
An explainer on Myanmar's Nov. 8 elections After a half-century of military rule, Myanmar's election Nov. 8 is a key milestone in the country's transition towards democracy. The poll comes 25 years after the opposition…
French journalist attacked at protest by Jewish extremists
By  • 28 October 2015
A French journalist for Buzzfeed has been attacked by Jewish extremists while covering a protest in Paris. David Perrotin was live-tweeting a protest by the Jewish Defence League (JDL) outside the office of Agence France-Presse…
Post reporter Rezaian guilty after secret trial in Iran
By  • 14 October 2015
An Iranian court meeting in secret has found Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian guilty following an espionage trial this summer that was widely criticized by press groups for its opacity and lack of evidence. State…
The case of Jason Rezaian
By  • 8 October 2015
Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian has been imprisoned in Iran since July 2014. On this edition of Global Journalist, we examine how Iran's internal politics and relations with the U.S. have led to the lengthy…
Intimidation still norm for Iran correspondents
By , • 8 October 2015
Despite halting progress for foreigners, outlook for local journalists is still grim Iran has made international headlines in recent months for high-stakes nuclear talks with the U.S. and its support for Syria’s Bashar al-Assad. What…
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