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.
Business, Finance & Economics
Class differences are stark in Haiti and some Haitians think nothing will change until the distrust and fear between classes is broken down. The World's Jeb Sharp reports on efforts to bring business people and gang leaders in Port au Prince together.
Conflict & Justice
The World's Jeb Sharp looks at options available to the Obama Administration to pressure Syrian President Bashar al Assad to stop his violent crackdown against protestors and implement political reforms.
The intervention in Libya unfolded relatively quickly. Compare that with the Darfur crisis where mass atrocities unfolded for years while the UN Security Council wrangled over what to do. The World's Jeb Sharp considers the reasons for the difference.
There are strong arguments for and against the intervention in Libya. Another urgent debate unfolding now that the operation is under way: Is this strictly a humanitarian intervention or is the ultimate goal regime change? The World's Jeb Sharp reports.
The World's Jeb Sharp reports on the tumultuous career of Jean-Bertrand Aristide. The former Haitian leader returned to his country Friday.