Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism
The Francis effect
By  • 17 September 2015
Next week is an historic one for Pope Francis. He’ll make his first trip to the United States since becoming pope in March 2013. He’ll visit President Obama in Washington D.C., stop by a high…
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Is Pope Francis a radical?
By , • 17 September 2015
The pope has changed the Catholic Church's tone, if not its doctrine. He's been variously described as “the great reformer,” the “most interesting man in the world,” and most provocatively,  a "radical." And as Pope…
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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…
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Halting the spread of the bomb
By  • 13 August 2015
For more than 20 months, the world watched as the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany hammered out a deal with Iran regarding its nuclear program. The deal limits Iran’s capabilities…
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Reporting Myanmar & Documenting Cartels
By  • 27 July 2015
This edition of Global Journalist is audio-only. We're covering two issues on this edition of Global Journalist. First, Jason McLure interviews Saw Yan Naing (@yannaingsaw), a journalist from Myanmar. He's in the United States as…
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U.S. deportations fuel El Salvador violence
By  • 19 May 2015
Gangs have made El Salvador one of the world's most dangerous countries. In March 2015, 481 people were murdered in El Salvador, a country of 6 million. That's more than were murdered in the state…
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A new Cuba? [program]
By  • 7 May 2015
After more than 50 years of hostility and frozen ties with the United States, Cuba is preparing to open up to the world. In this edition of Global Journalist, we look at what it’s like…
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After father's death, Cuban dissident carries on fight
By  • 7 May 2015
Activist Rosa María Payá keeps pressure on the Cuban government, who she says killed her father. Panama's security forces had been on the lookout for Rosa María Payá. One of Cuba's most well-known dissidents, Payá…
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Yemeni journalist among dozens killed in Saudi-led airstrikes
By  • 28 April 2015
Airstrikes in Yemen by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition have killed four employees of a Yemeni television station and injured about 10 others. Among those killed in the April 20 attack in the capital Sana'a was…
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NPR's Cornish says authenticity key
By  • 29 January 2015
Co-host of "All Things Considered" explains the art of interviewing For Audie Cornish, the key to successful interviewing is getting to the essence of the person quickly. “If you’re going to put that person in…
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