|New program explores the connections between U.S. and worldwide information. Tampa, Fla (Might 18, 2023) – As a part of a mission to serve the residents of Florida with information and knowledge taking place right here and overseas, subsequent week WUSF Public Media will debut a brand new day by day radio program, “The World,” centered on worldwide journalism.
The brand new program will start airing at WUSF on Monday, Might 22, and run day by day 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., simply earlier than the Nationwide Public Radio program “All Issues Thought of.”
|“Increasingly usually, occasions internationally and occasions in Florida are interacting with one another,” mentioned WUSF Common Supervisor JoAnn Urofsky. “Whether or not that’s politics, the atmosphere, training or immigration, these worldwide occasions are important for our residents to find out about and perceive to make knowledgeable decisions about our state. This new present is the proper addition to our lineup in service to our residents.”
Latest present segments included a report on how a Boston hospital reworked the lifetime of a 6-year-old Ukrainian woman, Karolina, after each her legs needed to be amputated under the knee because of a Russian artillery assault. One other section explored how Cuba’s Communist authorities cancelled its Worldwide Staff’ Day parade because of an acute gas scarcity on the island. And one other section reported on steps the Indian authorities took to take away elements of Muslim historical past from faculty textbooks.
|“The World” is a information journal format, airing stay every weekday and designed to interact with a singular perspective on day by day information, masking American points and occasions by way of the eyes of overseas observers, and placing overseas affairs into context for American listeners.
The present is hosted by famend journalist Marco Werman who has been working in journalism because the age of 16 as a replica boy on the “Information and Observer” newspaper in Raleigh, N.C. He found radio journalism whereas working as a freelancer north of Togo in Burkina Faso for the BBC World Service. In 1990, he launched a brand new public radio station in New York State’s Adirondacks area, and hosted a day by day two-hour information and public affairs present, adopted by a posting in Rome, Italy as a overseas correspondent.
When Public Radio Worldwide launched “The World” in 1995, Werman helped create the present, and later offered the International Hit section about musicians and music tendencies around the globe linked to the information. He grew to become full-time host starting in 2013.
For extra info on the brand new program, see www.theworld.org.
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