Tagged: journalism

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Shaped By War: An Iraqi Journalist in Dubai

Although it was not his original intention to become a journalist, war and life in general somehow pushed Ali Al Shouk in that direction. After a decade of being a reporter first in Baghdad and now in Dubai, it is journalism that has become his natural calling. On today’s program we hear from Ali on Iraq, war, migration, and the role of the media in this part of the world.

photo by Local Studies NSW/Flickr

Storytelling Renaissance, Sort Of

The word storytelling seems to pop up all over the place over the past year.  A quick glance at cultural events in your community and projects being carried out by NGO’s (such as our very own hardworking Small World News)...

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Putting the Puzzle Together

A good friend said to me today “seems like all the work you’ve been doing and the journeys you’ve gone on, they are all pieces of a puzzle, and now you have to put that puzzle together.” It would seem...

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The Difficult Part, After the Journey

Over the past 10+ years of traveling and creating media based on those journeys, I’ve discovered that the hardest part is not the journey itself, but what happens after.  After all the excitement and the learning, most journeys end.  And...

Fresh Eyes, Ancient Place

Fresh Eyes, Ancient Place

We are a little over two weeks from the beginning of the North Africa/ Middle East journey lovingly titled “Arab Artists in a Revolution.” As with any great journey, the preparation also raises questions about how to approach our conversations...

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ctrp432 The Daily Show, South Park and Society

MP3 Audio [31 MB]DownloadShow URL The Daily Show and South Park, along with The Colbert Report, are the 1-2 (3) punch of socio-political satire in America and have been for well over a decade. Some dismiss them as childish clowns...