He's been crooning his way round the Pacific for three decades. The scientist who first tracked him has died, leaving him friendless again. Josh Zeman is making a documentary about "52", so-called because that's his sound frequency. http://bbc.in/1CTHBb3
President Obama says he has the authority to widen military action against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria. IS has made huge gains on the ground in recent months and have declared a 'caliphate'.
Let’s test your general knowledge skill.What day is today?I can imagine the answer: “It’s February 21, dummy.”Fair enough. I do use a calendar. Never mind if it is not a desk calendar or the one hanging on the wall. Don't you know I live in a digital age?But what if I ask why this day is special.Hmm. Don’t scratch your head, buddy. That's why I’m here for.Today marks the 15th anniversary of International Mother Language Day.In November 1999, UNES...
My latest Eurojournal: Following the shocking attacks by the Kouachi brothers on the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris, the authorities in various countries are on high alert and fearful of further attacks.
How much do we require of the people who entertain us and what does it take from them? How much do they pull from themselves and what are the costs? The news that Robin Williams died an apparent suicide at the age of 63 on Monday has come as a shock and a sadness, but not — and maybe this is the tragedy of it — not a terrible surprise.
Social media, broadcast journalism, web production, blogging, translator, German speaker
BBC & PRI
web producer, 2006 - 2014
BBC journalist and web producer with the BBC & PRI & WGBH coproduction The World in Boston
radio producer, 1989 - 2006
Joined the BBC World Service in 1989 as 'announcer and translator' (German Language Service). After that I have been radio producer, editor, host, radio trainer, and web producer for the BBC and PRI in London and Boston
Hannover, Germany - Iowa City, London, Philadelphia, Heidelberg