Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies in the Missouri School of Journalism and editor of Global Journalist, a magazine for the international news business; former staffer at CNN, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Los Angeles Times
US-Iranian journalist Roxana Saberi is waging a hunger strike in Iran, where she's been sentenced to eight years in prison on a spying charge.
Apr. 27, 2009from To the Point
In a bold statement, a leading dean of journalism argues that in abandoning Julian Assange, the mainstream media have abandoned the First Amendment.
May. 17from Scheer Intelligence
More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.
May. 10from To the Point
Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.
May. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Tech workers at Amazon are risking their jobs to combat climate change.
Apr. 18from To the Point
Even with redactions, there’s plenty to discuss
Apr. 19from Left, Right & Center
It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.
Apr. 29from To the Point
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand