Global Journalist

Thursdays 6:30pm-7:00pm

Global Journalist is a half-hour weekly discussion of international news by a panel of journalists from around the world. Hosted by Jason McLure, Global Journalist airs at 6:30 P.M. on KBIA.

Check out the video and more at the Global Journalist website.

Earlier this year, The Associated Press announced it would be opening a permanent comprehensive bureau in the capital city, Pyongyang.

After protests stormed the Middle East this year, many wondered if freedom can flower.

The debt crisis in the euro zone has put the financial markets of Italy, Spain and most recently France under pressure after the bailouts of Greece, Portugal and Ireland.

Better This World

Nov 17, 2011

At the 2008 Republican Convention, two Texas boyhood friends were accused of domestic terrorism. Better This World is a documentary film that follows David McKay, 22, and Bradley Crowder, 23, who befriend a radical activist before their arrest months later. The film illuminates the ripple effects of the War on Terror and its impact on civil liberties and political dissent.

More than 160 million women were never born as a result of sex-selective abortion. That's more than the entire female population of the United States.

The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization warned in August about “a possible major resurgence” of the bird flu because a mutant form of the virus was recently found in Vietnam and Cambodia. Other flu viruses, including strains of swine flu, are occasionally resurfacing in different parts of the world.

David Shankbone/Flickr

The Occupy Wall Street demonstrations have captured the world’s attention. Related demonstrations, meanwhile, have spread across the U.S. and around the world.

Much has been written about the economics of the eurozone crisis — the credit default swaps, financial haircuts and bank recapitalizations. To complicate matters more, hurdles, such as Greece's economic debacle and bailout request, will take longer than a week to rectify.

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