Station News & Events

12:58pm

Thu March 20, 2014
Station News & Events

Photographer Shannon Jensen on New Ways to Tell the Sudanese Refugee Story on Q for 3-20-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Searching for a new way to tell the story of Sudanese refugees after being told by editors they were "refugeed out", photographer SHANNON JENSEN has taken hundreds of evocative portraits of shoes in a unique way to present the story and the journey of the thousands fleeing their homes on foot in search of safety. She discusses her images, which are collected in a new exhibition called "A Long Walk".

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12:56pm

Thu March 20, 2014
Station News & Events

What does the Fox Say on The World for 3-20-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Hey -- got your brackets filled out?

Yes, the NCAA basketball tournament starts today. But after March Madness is done, many American basketball players end up heading overseas to continue to follow their dream of playing hoops for a living. Many end up in Europe playing for club teams. Still others end up in places like Libya. Yes, Libya. The World's Marine Olivesi profiles a couple of Americans playing in Tripoli.

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1:03pm

Wed March 19, 2014
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Former Pentacostal Preacher Discusses His Transition to Atheism on Q for 3-19-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Former Pentecostal preacher JERRY DEWITT discusses his transition to atheism, what it means to be on the "frontlines" of the atheist movement, and why he doesn't plan to move out of DeRidder, Louisiana, a small town in the Bible Belt.

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1:01pm

Wed March 19, 2014
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The NSA's Mystic Program on The World for 3-19-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

On our program today…

There are voice mail retrieval systems, and then there's the NSA's MYSTIC program.

The latest leaks from Edward Snowden have been written up by the Washington Post, and they contain more details about the extent to which the NSA can sweep up information. In this case, it looks like an entire country's phone calls. Yes, an entire country. We'll speak with one of the authors of the Washington Post article.

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3:54pm

Tue March 18, 2014
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Craig Silverman of the Blog Regret the Error on Q for 3-18-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- CRAIG SILVERMAN is editor of the media accountability blog Regret The Error at the Poynter Institute. He says when it comes to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, journalists need stop reporting on the story unless they have something new to report... otherwise they're just fueling rumors and speculation, creating fear and paranoia in the process.

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