Join us each month as we go behind-the-scenes exploring stories from journalists operating in conflict zones, emerging democracies, and humanitarian crises as they deliver trustworthy information to communities that need it most. 

These conversations are worthy of your time, and we’ll keep them short: A 15-minute interview with 15 minutes for questions.
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When Consumers Turn Contributors

With Sergio Cortes, creator of uSpark Valley
Check out Previous Recordings of Turn the Mic Around

The Fight Against Gendered Disinformation

Lucina Di Meco

Co-founder of #ShePersisted and the author of multiple studies on gendered disinformation


A Year of War on Ukraine’s Free Press

Oksana Romaniuk, Danylo Mokryk, and Andrii Dikhtiarenko

Ukrainian reporters and media leaders


Brazil Elections: A Test for Democracy

Paulo Mota

Brazilian Data Scientist and Elections Analyst


Dishing The Truth: How Conflict, Climate & COVID-19 Impact Food Systems

Thin Lei Win

Founder of Thin Ink and Myanmar Now


Inoculating Against the Infodemic: How Journalists Counter COVID Myths

Grazielle Alemdral del Rio

Independent Journalist


Journalists in Ukraine: The Latest on the Battle Against Disinformation

Galyna Petrenko

Director, Detector Media, Ukraine


Representation Matters: Increasing Women’s Visibility in the News Media

Zofeen Ebrahim

Independent Journalist


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Missing From the Story: News Deserts in American Media

E’Jaaz Mason

Program Director, LEDE New Orleans


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Media Viability & the Future of Independent News

Churchill Otieno

Head of Development (Nation.Africa) at Nation Media Group & President of Kenya Editors’ Guild


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Helping Journalists Translate Vaccine Science

Dr. Jaya Shreedhar

Doctor-turned-journalist based in Chennai, India
Co-author of “Let’s Talk Vaccines”


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Demanding Environmental Accountability around the Globe

Fredrick Mugira

Water Journalists Africa’s Founder and Managing Director