global journalist http://kbia.org en A roundtable with Pakistani journalists http://kbia.org/post/roundtable-pakistani-journalists <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week, we're looking at journalism in Pakistan. The country remains a treacherous place for journalists to do their jobs. In the past three weeks, two different explosive devices have been found at the home of a television journalist in Peshawar, a city in northern Pakistan. Reporters Without Borders has described the country as "long the world’s deadliest country for media personnel."</span></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:06:13 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 51481 at http://kbia.org A roundtable with Pakistani journalists What's next in Crimea? http://kbia.org/post/whats-next-crimea <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week, we take another look at the escalating conflict in Crimea, and what it means for the rest of Eastern Europe.</span></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:24:18 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 51100 at http://kbia.org What's next in Crimea? A conversation with the European Union's ambassador to the U.S. http://kbia.org/post/conversation-european-unions-ambassador-us <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">João Vale de </span>Almeida<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States of America. He sat down with Global Journalist's Jason </span>McLure<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, the EU-U.S. relationship, and other topics. Below are excerpts from that interview, but you can listen to the whole interview above, or watch a video of it at the bottom of this page.</span></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:29:51 +0000 Casey Morell 50791 at http://kbia.org A conversation with the European Union's ambassador to the U.S. EU ambassador to U.S. talks to Global Journalist http://kbia.org/post/eu-ambassador-us-talks-global-journalist <p></p><p></p><p>João Vale de Almeida is the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States of America. He sat down with Global Journalist's Jason McLure to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, the EU-U.S. relationship, and other topics. You can watch the interview below:</p><p>http://youtu.be/X199_oXFEiI</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:31:45 +0000 Casey Morell & Jason McLure 50781 at http://kbia.org EU ambassador to U.S. talks to Global Journalist Conflict in the Central African Republic http://kbia.org/post/conflict-central-african-republic <p></p><p></p><p>The Central African Republic may not be a country on everyone's radar, but for the past two and a half years, it has been the scene of a bloody conflict that's left thousands dead and tens of thousands more displaced.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:21:22 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 50714 at http://kbia.org Conflict in the Central African Republic The state of free press in Myanmar http://kbia.org/post/state-free-press-myanmar <p></p><p>Earlier this month, journalists and scholars attended a conference on free press issues in Yangon, Myanmar (formerly Rangoon, Burma). Just a few short years ago, holding such a conference in such a place would be considered unthinkable: a military junta ruled the country, and the state of journalism in Myanmar was considered to be oppressive at best.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:25:24 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 50268 at http://kbia.org The state of free press in Myanmar How are human rights violations investigated? http://kbia.org/post/how-are-human-rights-violations-investigated <p></p><p>Such investigations are the work of groups like Human Rights Watch's emergencies team, commonly shortened to "e-team." On this week's show, we talk to the directors of the documentary E-TEAM, who followed four investigators as they carried out their work. We also talk to one member of the e-team about his work in Syria.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 15:13:01 +0000 Casey Morell & Rehman Tungekar & Jim Flink 49873 at http://kbia.org Spiraling inflation, street crime spur Venezuela protests http://kbia.org/post/spiraling-inflation-street-crime-spur-venezuela-protests <p></p><p>An economic crisis in a country with one of the highest murder rates in the world has led to a month of sometimes violent demonstrations in Venezuela. Polarization between supporters and opponents of President Nicolás Maduro's leftist government has left little room for compromise.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:26:48 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 49621 at http://kbia.org Spiraling inflation, street crime spur Venezuela protests After Egyptian coup, space for journalists tightens http://kbia.org/post/after-egyptian-coup-space-journalists-tightens <p><br />Egypt's prosecution of four Al Jazeera journalists has spotlighted the country's worsening press climate since the military overthrew former president Mohammed Morsi in July. As tension builds ahead of upcoming presidential elections, press freedoms and democratic rights are disappearing amidst a crackdown on Islamists.</p><p></p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:59:18 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink & Jason McLure 49250 at http://kbia.org How the US debt-ceiling crisis affected America's foreign standing http://kbia.org/post/how-us-debt-ceiling-crisis-affected-americas-foreign-standing <p></p><div>Foreign countries were generally puzzled by the U.S. government’s partial shutdown and its flirtation with the debt ceiling. With the debt authorization deadline fast approaching, the newspaper Le Monde’s front-page story had this headline, referring to France’s favorite founding father: “Jefferson, wake up, they’ve gone crazy.”&nbsp;</div><div> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 02:01:18 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 42696 at http://kbia.org How the US debt-ceiling crisis affected America's foreign standing A look into the U.S. war on drugs http://kbia.org/post/look-us-war-drugs <p>A documentary film called The House I Live In takes a critical and comprehensive look at the 40- year war on drugs in the United States.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 23:07:28 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 26238 at http://kbia.org A look into the U.S. war on drugs Global Journalist and Ragtag Cinema partner for special screening http://kbia.org/post/global-journalist-and-ragtag-cinema-partner-special-screening <p>This Monday at the <a href="http://www.ragtagfilm.com/films.php?id=419">Ragtag Cinema</a>, <a href="https://truefalse.org/">True/False </a>and <a href="http://www.globaljournalist.org/">Global Journalist</a> present a special screening of the documentary <em>How to Die in Oregon</em>. The film explores the state&rsquo;s Death with Dignity Act, which enables physicians to prescribe &ndash; but not administer &ndash; a lethal dose of sedative. A special panel discussion with the film&rsquo;s director will follow the screening. Thu, 26 Jan 2012 18:08:09 +0000 7759 at http://kbia.org Global Journalist and Ragtag Cinema partner for special screening