Stories from Jeb Sharp
Jeb Sharp has been telling stories on the radio since 1990, when she learned how to cut and splice audiotape with a razor blade in the basement of the Graduate School of Journalism at U.C. Berkeley. Her first reporting job was at Raven Radio in Sitka, Alaska and she's been in public broadcasting ever since. She is currently The World's show producer, supervising the Boston newsroom and curating content for the daily broadcast. She has reported for The World from Europe, Africa and the Middle East and her stories have been honored by the Overseas Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia. She was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard in 2006.
Lifestyle & Belief
The French intervention has been welcomed by many Malians hoping for an end to Islamist control of Mali's north.
France's military intervention in Mali represents a shift in the country's foreign policy. Anchor Jeb Sharp hears more about that from Jennifer Cooke, director of the Africa Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Conflict & Justice
As French actor Gérard Depardieu embraces his new Russian citizenship to flee France's 75 percent income tax on millionaires, some observers are reminded that the love-hate relationship between France and Russia has existed for centuries.
Arts, Culture & Media
Russia's defense minister called Monday for Russian soldiers to use socks. Yes, socks. Until now, Russian military tradition has been to use cloths carefully rapped around the foot.
Conflict & Justice
A prominent attorney in Pakistan, Hina Jilani, says Indian street protests have empowered women's rights advocates there, and reminded the Pakistani public to take a more active role, and not leave social action to small groups of activists.