- Making News: Attacks on US Troops Double in Iraq to Over 30 a Day
November has already become one of the deadliest months in Iraq since major combat was declared over. Today, the senior commander, Lt. Gen. Ricardo, said attacks have increased to some 30 a day. Rod Nordland is Baghdad Bureau chief for Newsweek magazine.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Achieving Social Change through Soap Operas
AIDS is ravaging parts of the world where even discussing sex is traditionally taboo. Yet even in poverty stricken neighborhoods, there is access to TV. This week in Los Angeles, Population Communications International is hosting the Soap Opera Summit, with writing and production teams from Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, South America and the Middle East. Actor David Dennis, who appears in the South African soap opera, Soul City, says entertainment is proving effective in promoting social change.
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