Lucy Martirosyan is a producer at The World focusing on the post-Soviet space, French-speaking countries, and immigration.
Lucy graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a BA in Journalism and French and Francophone studies.
She frequently conducts and interprets interviews in French and Russian. She loves to listen to music in those languages, too.
Lucy used to host a Franco-Russo pop radio show on WMUA 91.1 called Chère Sputnik.
Founded in 1985, Studio Ghibli became the heavyweight champion of anime in Japan and the rest of the world. One of its anime producers has uploaded a video tutorial explaining how to draw Totoro from the popular 1988 film "My Neighbor Totoro."
Dozens of French dentists have taken pictures of themselves naked in their offices and posting the photos online with the hashtag #dentisteapoil — or, dentists in the buff. The dentists aim to show how vulnerable they feel seeing patients without enough protective gear as lockdowns lift.
Professor Erika Lee speaks with The World's Marco Werman about how the US has responded with changes to immigration policy and increased xenophobia during times of war, economic hardship and disease throughout history.
Dr. Michel Yao is WHO's program manager for emergency response for Africa. He spoke to The World's host Marco Werman about what it's like to deal with a pandemic and an epidemic at a time when WHO is overstretched.
Robots like Tommy can measure blood pressure and oxygen saturation for the patients in the ICU. They also limit the number of direct contact doctors and nurses have with patients, thus reducing the risk of infection.
Millions of people across the world have been ordered to stay home under the assumption that home is the safest place for them. That's not the case for people who are now stuck at home with their abusers. A network of women's organizations in Europe explains how groups are stepping in to help domestic violence survivors.
The US-Canada border is set to close Friday except for non-essential workers as both countries work to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. That's a big disruption for the people of Windsor, Ontario.
President Vladimir Putin says Russia has COVID-19 under control. But a recent EU document says Russian media have deployed a "significant disinformation campaign" against the West to worsen the impact of the coronavirus.
Arts, Culture & Media
This is a transcript of The World's radio story on Artist Christine Sun Kim. Kim's first language is American Sign Language (ASL). She spoke to The World through ASL interpreters.
Arts, Culture & Media
From signing the anthem at the Super Bowl to shifting attitudes about sound in the art world, this artist hopes you’ll think again about deafness.