Oct 10, 2012

Ask Romney This: What Will You Do About the Middle East?

(Oct. 10, 2012) Over the final month of the campaign, CJR will run a series of posts under the headline “Ask Obama This” and “Ask Romney This,” suggesting questions that reporters should…

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Sep 27, 2012

Journalistic Firebombs in the Middle East: Is it our job to inflame or inform?

(Sept. 27, 2012) The pen is mightier than the sword, but it is also far more lethal when manipulated irresponsibly. Consider Charb. There is a ridiculous photo circulating on the web showing the…

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Jun 18, 2012

Washington State’s Rural Information Ghettos

(June 18, 2012) In huge sections of Washington, citizens have little or no access to news about what is taking place in their own communities. The situation is particularly grim in areas populated…

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Mar 24, 2012

Indonesia can teach Egypt about post-revolution generals and politics

JAKARTA (March 24, 2012) — "We warned them about trusting the military." The topic of the conversation was Egypt, but the speaker was no anti-Supreme Council of the Armed Forces…

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Mar 20, 2012

Ira Glass’s Casablanca Moment with Mike Daisey

(March 20, 2012) Over the weekend, as just about anyone with electricity knows by now, the public radio program This American Life fell on its sword over its bad Apple episode. The gesture was a…

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Feb 11, 2012

Report on Media and Policy in the Muslim World Retreat

(Feb. 10, 2012) Journalists across the Muslim world are in need of political and practical support in the face of a backlash from governments struggling to undermine the media revolution sweeping…

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Jan 22, 2012

Journalism Education in the Pakistani Borderlands

(Islamabad, January 22, 2012) Students brave roadside bombs and Taliban threats while on class assignments. Professors are kidnapped and killed. Campus radio stations get regular visits from…

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Dec 13, 2011

Other Media Appearances (links)

[gallery ids="1323" type="rectangular"] Other broadcast appearances PBS NewsHour Al Jazeera English: The Riz Khan Show Al Jazeera English: Inside Story (Internet freedoms) BBC…

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Nov 24, 2011

Pakistan and the GOP Presidential Primary

ISLAMABAD (November 23, 2011) — Mitt Romney said it's close to being a failed state. Rick Perry argued that it's not our friend and shouldn't get American aid. I happened to be in…

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Oct 28, 2011

POWs, Dead Dictators, and Journalistic Ethics

(Oct. 27, 2011) The young Iranian prisoner was no more than fourteen, still caked with a thick layer of dust from the battlefield. He was among thousands of old men and young boys being held in an…

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Jun 02, 2011

Lawrence Pintak on the Arab Media Revolution: A CJR Podcast

“Autocratic Arab governments have long controlled news and information with an iron hand, writes Lawrence Pintak in the cover story of CJR’s May/June issue. “No more. They try to do so in…

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Jun 02, 2011

Tweets from the Revolution

(June 2011) “I was attacked today when I tried to protect some foreigners.” The Facebook message arrived in my inbox early afternoon Pacific time. It was evening in Cairo on Feb. 4, the pivotal…

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