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Lisa Biagiotti, Executive Editor, Worldfocus.org

Lisa is responsible for daily content on Worldfocus.org. She produces signature videos for the Worldfocus broadcast and produces the weekly online radio show. Lisa previously worked for PBS foreign affairs documentary series “Wide Angle,” where she produced online content. Prior to PBS, Lisa worked in marketing for Condé Nast Publications and for financial services companies.

Lisa was awarded the 2009 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in the international television category for the videos she produced on the crisis in Congo. In 2001, she researched Muslim immigration in Italy as a Fulbright scholar, and currently serves on the New York board of the Fulbright Association. Lisa is also an adjunct new media professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she earned a master’s degree in journalism.

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Tune in: Radio show on resources in the developing world

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Tune in: Radio show on resources in the developing world

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the state of natural resource use, opportunities and dangers for resource-rich developing countries and the role played by the U.S. in this global issue. Dave Burdick, Michael Cohen and Alf Hornborg joined the conversation.

Posted: March 31, 2009 18:06   Comments: 1
Pascal and Vestine are alive in Congo, but still not home

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Pascal and Vestine are alive in Congo, but still not home

Correspondent Michael J. Kavanagh returned to eastern Congo last month and found Pascal and Vestine. We interviewed the Bumbaris last year, and since, they've fled for a third time and are now in a new refugee camp.

Posted: March 26, 2009 17:00   Comments: 3
Tune in: Online radio show on violence in Northern Ireland

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Tune in: Online radio show on violence in Northern Ireland

Following two recent attacks by Irish Republican Army splinter groups, Northern Ireland is on edge, fearing a return to violence. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the history of conflict in Northern Ireland as well as recent violence and life in the province today. Paul Arthur, Kevin Cullen and Honor Fagan join the conversation.

Posted: March 24, 2009 18:25   Comments: 3
Tune in: Online radio show on Baha’i faith and modern Iran

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Tune in: Online radio show on Baha’i faith and modern Iran

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the background and history of the Baha'i faith, Iranian religious persecution and Iran's arrest and prosecution of seven Baha'i leaders. Dwight Bashir, Kit Bigelow and Trita Parsi join the conversation.

Posted: March 17, 2009 19:28   Comments: 23
Tune in: Online radio show on Mexico’s war on drugs

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Tune in: Online radio show on Mexico’s war on drugs

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores Mexico's escalating drug war, life on the border and U.S. policy in Mexico. Listen now. Ambassador Andrés Rozental, Professor Tony Payan and filmmaker Natalia Almada join the conversation.

Posted: March 10, 2009 19:26   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on Canada’s role in Afghanistan

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Tune in: Online radio show on Canada’s role in Afghanistan

Worldfocus.org's radio show explores Canada's role in the war in Afghanistan, examining Canadian and Afghan public opinion. Canada's Ambassador to Afghanistan Ron Hoffman, aid expert Nipa Banerjee and journalist Terry Glavin join the conversation.

Posted: March 3, 2009 20:34   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show exploring Hugo Chávez

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Tune in: Online radio show exploring Hugo Chávez

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores anti-American Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez and goes behind the rise of the Latin American left. Listen now.

Posted: February 24, 2009 20:29   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show on China’s role in Africa

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Tune in: Online radio show on China’s role in Africa

A lot of chatter has surrounded China's interests in Africa. Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show examined the roots of the China-Africa relationship dating back 50 years. Tune in now.

Posted: February 17, 2009 20:42   Comments: 2
Tune in: Online radio show on Iceland’s collapse

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Tune in: Online radio show on Iceland’s collapse

Iceland has been called “the first political casualty of the global credit crisis.” What went wrong in Iceland, and is it a cautionary tale for the wider world? Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores Iceland's economic collapse and the country's future. Listen now.

Posted: February 10, 2009 19:13   Comments: 0
Tune in: Online radio show on reverse brain drain

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Tune in: Online radio show on reverse brain drain

Does the U.S. risk falling behind as skilled immigrants and foreign students return to work in their home countries? Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores the economic, political and social forces driving reverse brain drain. Listen now.

Posted: February 3, 2009 20:38   Comments: 5

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