Although journalists in China operate under close government control, a number of them are reporting effectively on the country's many social problems. One of the leaders in such coverage is Xiaowai Xiao, a director for China Central TV (CCTV) who is a visiting scholar this year at the Graduate School of Journalism.
"Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz and How It Transformed The New York Times," was released on December 1, 2015, to coincide with World AIDS Day. The multimedia project is in audio documentary form with a companion book about the groundbreaking journalist who covered the AIDS epidemic as he was dying of the disease.
Anisa Mehdi is an Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist and writer specializing in religion and the arts. Her documentary films shine light on the human side of global culture and politics. She is the first American to report the Hajj pilgrimage on location as the director of Inside Mecca her National Geographic documentary that offers an intimate look at the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.