Author Archives: T Hetzel

Safa Al Ahmad

Freelance journalist/filmmaker and 2019 Wallenberg Medalist Safa Al Ahmad talks about her documentaries, including  Saudi’s Secret Uprising (2014) and Targeting Yemen (2019). 

We talk about activism, the power of reporting, access, and editing.

We also talk about moral responsibility to the person and the story.

 

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Michigan Quarterly Review

Michigan Quarterly Review editor Khaled Mattawa, guest editor Benjamin Paloff and contributor Jeremiah Chamberlin talk about the Fall 2019 issue of Michigan Quarterly Review: What Does Europe Want Now?  We talk about MQR’s mission, its history since 1962, and its future.  We also talk about the issue’s central question, and the poetry, fiction, non-fiction, interviews and translations within MQR 58:4.

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Yevgenia Albats

Yevgenia Albats talks about her work with The New TimesAbsolute Albats and her book The State Within the State (FSG 1994).
We also talk about investigative journalism, radio, the KGB, and her role as the inaugural International Institute Distinguished Faculty Fellow for 2019-2020.

 

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