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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Andrea Smardon reports that in spite of government censorship in Myanmar, hip hop has become popular among young Burmese. It's also given some of them a political voice.

Arts, Culture & Media

Danger for Mexican journalists

Mexican lawmakers recently passed a bill that says it's a federal offense to threaten or murder a journalist. That says a lot about how dangerous it is for journalists to cover issues like corruption and drug-trafficking in Mexico. The World's Lorne Matalon reports.

Conflict & Justice

Tehran demonstrations

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Wall Street Journal Reporter Farnaz Fassihi who's in Tehran, about the continued protests there. Today is the 4th straight day of demonstrations following the results of last Friday's presidential election results.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman pays a final tribute to the late Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa . Her funeral today follows three days of national mourning in Argentina.

Global Politics

Legal trouble for Google in Italy

An Italian court has ruled that three Google executives are criminally responsible for a video posted on the company's online sharing service. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more about the case from The World's technology correspondent Clark Boyd.

Global Politics

Iranian candidates' online presence

Iran's President Ahmadinejad has a blog, a Facebook page, a Twitter account, and YouTube videos. Iran's other presidential candidates are also on the web. As election day grows near, they're hoping to attract votes from Iran's many Internet users. Reporter Cyrus Farivar takes us on-line to follow the Iranian election.

Global Politics

Polish sound postcards

Even during the Communist days of the 1960s and 70s, Poles managed to get their hands on western pop music. A Donna Summer track, for example, would come in the form of a sound postcard. We hear from Mat Schulz, a collector of Polish sound postcards.