ON TODAY’S FRESH AIR:
Since 2004, journalist Huda Ahmed has been covering the war in Iraq for the McClatchy (formerly Knight Ridder) News Service. This spring, she was awarded the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, named for Boston Globe reporter Elizabeth Neuffer, who was killed while on assignment in Iraq. Ahmed has written about the issues of women and children in a war zone, human rights abuses and the struggle of women in a Muslim society, and will discuss the particular dangers of covering the war in Iraq.
Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane
(Rebroadcast tonight at 11)
While slot machine casinos in Philadelphia may be a done deal, there are ongoing concerns among Philadelphia residents about the impact of casinos on their neighborhoods. Marty sits down with REV. JESSE BROWN, of the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhoods, MATT RUBEN of Northern Liberties, and RENE GOODWIN of South Philadelphia. Listen to this show via Real Audio | mp3