VOANews.com

News AnalysisAn In-depth look at topics in the news

16 July 2009 

Today from VOA:

Live Streams:  Latest Newscast |  Africa Live |  Global Live
News in 45 Languages
   issues in the news, 210
audio Sundays

A panel discussion of the week's top news stories

L
isten to Our Latest Show:
Download

real media icon

windows media icon

mp3 media icon

Stream

real media icon

windows media icon

 
Podcast

Sign Up to receive our program through your digital media player.

 

 


Three prominent Washington journalists from print, wire services, and broadcast media meet to discuss the week's top stories in the world and nation.

The moderator and panelists analyze the trends, bring listeners little-known but important developments, and add their personal insights to give listeners the "inside" story on what they see and hear in the news.

Airdate: 12 July 2009

Moderator
Martin Schram, Scripps Howard News Service 
Panelists

Susan Bennett, The Newseum


Kevin Whitelaw, freelance journalist
Topics President Obama’s visit in Moscow, the agreements reached at the G-8 Economic Summit, and the ethnic clashes in Western China.

Listen to this Program:

Download

real media icon

windows media icon

mp3 media icon

Stream

real media icon

windows media icon


Airdate: 5 July 2009

Moderator
Fred Barnes, The Weekly Standard
Panelists

Tom DeFrank, New York Daily News


Martin Schram, Scripps Howard News Service
Topics The US offensive in Afghanistan, the US combat troops pullout from the Iraqi cities, the power struggle in Honduras, and the job losses in the United States.

Listen to this Program:

Download

real media icon

windows media icon

mp3 media icon

Stream

real media icon

windows media icon


Airdate: 28 June 2009

Moderator
Fred Barnes, The Weekly Standard
Panelists

Richard Wolffe, MSNBC


David Aikman, The American Spectator
Topics The dynamic of the protests and what next for Iran, recent violence in Iraq while some of US forces are about to withdraw from the major cities, and the sudden death of the iconic King of Pop Michael Jackson.

Listen to this Program:

Download

real media icon

windows media icon

mp3 media icon

Stream

real media icon

windows media icon


Airdate: 21 June 2009

Moderator
Fred Barnes, The Weekly Standard
Panelists

Michael Isikoff, Newsweek


Martin Schram, Scripps Howard News Service
Topics Disputed election in Iran and the tumultuous protests there, North Korea’s latest threats to launch a ballistic missile toward Hawaii, and President Obama being more popular than his policies.

Listen to this Program:

Download

real media icon

windows media icon

mp3 media icon

Stream

real media icon

windows media icon


Airdate: 14 June 2009

Moderator
David Aikman, The American Spectator
Panelists

Tom DeFrank, Washington Bureau Chief, New York Daily News


Laura Meckler, Wall Street Journal
Producer Anna Zalewski
Topics U.N. imposing stricter sanctions on North Korea, seventeen Guantanamo detainees who are ethnic Uighurs accepted by the tiny nation of Palau, the Chrysler-Fiat merger, and a  closely-fought election in Iran.

Listen to this Program:

Download

real media icon

windows media icon

mp3 media icon

Stream

real media icon

windows media icon


Airdate: 7 June 2009

Moderator
Martin Schram, Scripps Howard News Service
Panelists

Tom DeFrank, Washington Bureau Chief, New York Daily News


Michael Isikoff, Newsweek
Producer Anna Zalewski
Topics President Obama's address to the world's Muslims and their reaction to the speech, Osama bin Laden's tape issued just before the Cairo remarks, and 20th anniversary of the Tianamen Square crackdown.

Listen to this Program:

Download

real media icon

windows media icon

mp3 media icon

Stream

real media icon

windows media icon


Airdate: 31 May 2009

Moderator
Martin Schram, Scripps Howard News Service
Panelists

Richard Wolffe, MSNBC


Kevin Whitelaw, freelance journalist
Producer Anna Zalewski
Topics The international response to North Korea's  nuclear tests, President Obama's diplomatic efforts urging progress in the Middle East, and  President Obama's nomination of Hispanic Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court.

Listen to this Program:

Download

real media icon

windows media icon

mp3 media icon

Stream

real media icon

windows media icon


Airdate: 24 May 2009

Moderator
Fred Barnes, Executive Editor, The Weekly Standard
Panelists

Tom DeFrank, New York Daily News


David Aikman, The American Spectator
Producer Anna Zalewski
Topics A national security debate, the politics of shutting down the Guantanamo Bay prison, and President Obama's talks with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu regarding the prospects for reviving the Middle East peace process.

Listen to this Program:

Download

real media icon

windows media icon

mp3 media icon

Stream

real media icon

windows media icon


Contact Us
issues@voanews.com

Schedule
Issues in the News is broadcast each Saturday on VOA at 0530 and on Sunday at 0430, 0930, 1130 & 1230 UTC
Host
Carol Castiel
Reporters
Judith Latham
Anna Zalewski
Subhash Vohra

Also See
VOA Charter
Journalistic Code
Radio Frequencies

Other Programs
Encounter
Press Conference USA


PODCAST

VOA Podcasts

Sign Up to receive Issues
in the News
program on your portable media player.

Subscribe »



RSS NEWS FEEDS

VOA RSS News Feeds

VOA’s RSS feeds allow you to receive news and information in the categories you choose.

VOA RSS »