Premiere of MIPJ Online Radio - Media, Information, International Relations, and Humanitarian Affairs.
The MIPJ, acting as a nexus among media, information, international relations, and humanitarian affairs, has announced the launch of its newest initiative, MIPJ Online Radio, which will be available as a downloadable podcast via iTunes and other audio services. Its host is veteran South African broadcast journalist, Leigh Barrett.
Incorporating certain of the aspects of the print/digital edition of the MIPJ, for which its inaugural edition was launched in June, MIPJ Online Radio will include news, interviews, editorials, special reports from the field, and content (film, television, book, photography, art) reviews, as well as a selection of world music.
The initial show launched includes:
An introduction to MIPJ and MIPJ Online Radio: MIPJ Executive Editor, KJ Wetherholt
Music by Pops Mohamed: Healing Broadway. Album: Lotus Blossom. Label: MELT2000
Filed report on Indigenous People-Bushmen: Pops Mohamed
Filed report on Indigenous People-Colombia: John Lundin
Music by Carbe Durand: Journey Through The Andes. Album: Sketches. Label: Sonoton
Music by Incendio: Dancing With The Dead. Album: Illumination. Label: Paras Recordings
Film Review: UN Me. Producers: Ami Horowitz, Matthew Groff. Studio: Disruptive Pictures
Filed report on United Nations Responsibility to Protect principle: KJ Wetherholt
Music by Aquarian Quartet: Water's Edge. Album: Live at the Grahamstown Cathedral. Label: Digital Cupboard
Filed report on Social Media and the Individual: Jared Ritter
Music by Deepak Ram: Dance With Lord Krishna. Album: Beauty In Diversity. Label: Golden Horn Records
Interview with Claudia Hinterseer, Managing Director of NOOR Photo Agency and the NOOR Foundation
Interview with "Drought Doctor", James Workman, author of "Heart of Dryness - How the last Bushmen can help us endure the coming age of permanent drought"
Further information may be found at http://www.mipj.org.
Story Idea Submission, Press Access, Sponsorship
To suggest story ideas, for press access to the entirety of the inaugural show,or to become a sponsor of MIPJ Online Radio, please use the contact information below.
Producer/Host - MIPJ Online Radio
MIPJ Partners: VII, MediaStorm, PBS MediaShift, FotoEvidence, Newsmotion, PROOF: Media for Social Justice, SocialDocumentary.net.
MIPJ Advisory Board Members: Michael Ware (formerly of CNN, currently President of Penance Films), Marcus Bleasdale (VII), Brian Storm (MediaStorm), Christopher Mikkelsen and David Mikkelsen Troensegaard (Refugees United), Dr. Erica Pasini (Pax Ludens - The Netherlands), and Professor Alan Hatcher.
This material is cross-posted from the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, http://internationalpeaceandconflict.org