Ongoing Coverage:

Rehman Tungekar

Producer

Rehman Tungekar joined KBIA in September 2011. Previously, he has worked with WNYC’s Radiolab, Chicago Public Media’s Vocalo.org and WBEZ’s Eight Forty-Eight. A Chicago native, he started out his professional career in science, but soon traded in a microscope for a microphone and hasn’t looked back since. Rehman is a graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, where he focused on radio.

Pages

Global Journalist
6:09 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Can Iran's president-elect bring about change?

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, left, speaks during a meeting with President-elect Hassan Rowhani in Tehran, Iran.
Credit Associated Press

The outcome of Iran’s presidential election last Friday is generally regarded as a surprise.

Read more
Science, Health and Technology
5:48 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Scientists check for effects of ag runoff; can a CSA ever be too big?

One of the U.S. Geological Survey teams collecting water samples and checking cages for fish eggs in Missouri this summer: biologist Diana Papoulias, chemist Dave Alvarez, hydrologist Peter Van Metre, biologist Diane Nicks and toxicologist Don Tillitt.
Credit Abbie Fentress Swanson / Harvest Public Media

On this week's show, we'll discuss ag runoff and community supported agriculture.

Read more
Intersection
5:51 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Why Missouri's infrastructure gets poor grades

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

Read more
PM Newscasts
5:30 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Newscast for June 14, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Nixon taps St. Louis-area official for state board
  • Nixon leaves for European business trip
  • UM Curators approve 2014 budget, announce plans for Deaton institute
Global Journalist
5:36 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Jordanian authorities block access to nearly 300 news sites

Jordanian journalists protest in front the House of Parliament, symbolically wearing tape over their mouths, as they protest over proposed changes to the anti-corruption law they believe will muzzle press freedoms, in Amman, Jordan.
Credit Mohammad Hannon / Associated Press

In Jordan this week, dozens of journalists demonstrated near the royal palace in Amman. They were protesting against the government’s decision to block access to about 300 of the country’s 400 local news websites.

Read more
Intersection
6:38 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

The life and times of John William "Blind" Boone

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

Read more
PM Newscasts
5:55 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Newscast for June 7, 2013

Regional news from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Columbia P&Z approves student apartment complex
  • Developers propose conference center and hotel in Jefferson City
Global Journalist
6:02 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

What's behind the civil unrest in Turkey?

Riot police use a water cannon to disperse protesters in Ankara, Turkey.
Credit Associated Press

In Turkey, the daily clashes between demonstrators and police have grown into a protest movement. The uprising that defies comparison started modestly last week in the center of Istanbul. Environmentalists gathered in Taksim Square to protest against the government’s plan to pave over a small park.

Read more
Intersection
5:42 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Why government transparency is on the decline

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

Read more
PM Newscasts
5:38 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

Newscast for May 31, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Mo. report finds racial disparity in traffic stops
  • MoDOT names new chief engineer
  • Drivers asked to be cautious due to heavy rainfall
Global Journalist
6:34 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Retailers split on reform after Bangladesh factory collapse

A man holds up a photograph of his missing relative at the site where a garment factory building collapsed near Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Credit Wong Maye-E / Associated Press

The collapse of a factory in Bangladesh that killed more than a thousand workers caused a flurry of outrage and widespread calls for sweatshop reforms. But so did the fire four months earlier that killed more than a hundred workers at another Bangladesh garment factory.

Read more
PM Newscasts
7:00 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Newscast for May 28, 2013

Regional news from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Wal-Mart pleads guilty to violating federal rules in Missouri
  • US Rep. Hartzler visits Columbia's community health center
  • Mo. court blocks eminent domain by port authority
  • Adoption advocates urge Gov. Nixon to veto foreign law bill
AM Newscasts
8:37 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Newscast for May 27, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • USDA releases labeling rule for meat
  • E. coli levels high in 3 SW Mo. waterways
  • Deadline looms to request Mo. absentee ballots
  • Replacing damaged Mo. bridge estimated at $3M
PM Newscasts
5:21 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Newscast for May 24, 2013

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Mo. Senate panel to work on criminal code
  • USDA releases labeling rule for meat
Under the Microscope
2:01 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Missouri's smoking bans spread to smaller towns

Credit Fried Dough / Flickr

On this week's show, we'll take a closer look at smoking bans in Missouri.
Read more

Pages