A new international study concludes that western countries have the most sleep-deprived children. Parents and teachers: Have you found that your students’ lack of sleep correlates to their performance in the classroom?
Do you have a story to share about safety on transportation in your city?
Earlier this week, Rhitu Chaterjee filed a story about a taxi service in New Delhi where female drivers provide rides for women only. Her story has generated more than 1,100 online comments.
When The World’s Asia correspondent Mary Kay Magistad reported last Friday that Chinese women in their late 20s are considered “leftover women,” social networks were quick to respond. Here are several interesting conversations happening around the role of unmarried women in Chinese society [...]
Four students in a 3D Animation and Digital Design course at Canada’s National Animation and Design Center were told that if their final video project was able to get 100,000 views on YouTube, they would all earn A+’s. Eighteen million hits later, that A is a safe bet.
Haitians are the spokespeople for a new ad campaign getting lots of YouTube hits this month. The video features Haitians reading tweets from the hashtag #FirstWorldProblems as they stand by the rubble of their former homes and neighborhoods.
Aiyah Saihati is a young Saudi writer and businesswoman who believes her country is on the move towards democracy.
The World’s Rhitu Chatterjee joins journalists Sasha Chavkin and Anna Barry-Jester in a live online chat, where they will take your questions about the reporting behind their series on kidney disease in India, Sri Lanka and South America.
It’s Friday and we’re all a bit groggy after staying up to watch the President last night. But there is work to be done! Check in throughout the day as we put together our show, and tweet your own story suggestions using the hashtag #worldnewsroom.
From the WGBH newsroom in Boston, the staff of The World works each day to produce a one hour program with news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe. Here’s what it looks like to put it together.
A behind-the-scenes look at The World’s newsroom on a rainy Wednesday in Boston.
Want an inside look at The World newsroom as we work out the day’s show? Check back here for updates as we pitch, debate, finalize, produce, edit and air each piece of the show.
Lakhdar Brahimi, the new UN envoy to Syria, tells the BBC that the task ahead of him is “nearly impossible,” and that “there is everything to be scared of.”
It’s Labor Day, but The World newsroom is working hard to bring you today’s global stories, with possible stories in Iran, UK, Israel, Venezuela, and Egypt. Check in throughout the day to see the development of these stories and more.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Eileen Barker, Professor Emeritus of Sociology of Religion at the London School of Economics, about the viability of the Unification Church following the death of its patriarch earlier on Monday.