Today's Shows

Wednesday, May 27 12 p.m. (ET)

Freedom Of Speech On The Frontlines

The Internet has made self expression easier than ever. But despite the burgeoning channels for free speech, there are dangerous limitations to this First Amendment right. Kojo speaks with journalist David Shipler about how this fundamental American right is still being tested.

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian.

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian.

Wednesday, May 27 1 p.m. (ET)

American Journalist On Trial In Iran

The trial of Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter being held in Iran, began this week behind closed doors--and was adjourned unexpectedly. We explore his case and Iran's habit of locking up members of the press.

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Tuesday, May 26 1:26 p.m. (ET)

Money Well Spent?: Navigating Charitable Giving

Last week the Federal Trade Commission announced that, along with all 50 states and the District of Columbia, it was taking legal action against four 'sham' cancer charities. Allegations that the groups deceived donors to the tune of $187 million have rippled through the non-profit world. We consider what red flags donors should be on the lookout for and how data can - and can't - help us decide who's a good actor.

Journalism students at Addis Ababa University following the news two elections ago in 2005.

Journalism students at Addis Ababa University following the news two elections ago in 2005.

Tuesday, May 26 1 p.m. (ET)

Elections in Ethiopia

Ethiopia recently held its first elections since the death of former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. We explore what was at stake in the contests - and what they reveal about the state of democracy in one of America's most valuable allies in Africa.

Grammar Nazi is a bit harsh... Let's make "Grammar Stormstrooper" a thing.

Grammar Nazi is a bit harsh... Let's make "Grammar Stormstrooper" a thing.

Monday, May 25 12 p.m. (ET)

Grammar, Linguistics, And The Evolution Of The English Language (Rebroadcast)

In both its spoken and written forms, the English language is constantly evolving. Grammar - the system and structure that underpin communications - and linguistics - the science of its study - can help us make sense of these shifts and changes. We talk with experts in each field about the quirks, foibles, understanding and glory of the written and spoken word.

Prince George's County executive Rushern Baker

Prince George's County executive Rushern Baker

Friday, May 22 12 p.m. (ET)

The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and Alexandria mayoral candidate Kerry Donley.