With her appeal denied and a conviction of racial abuse and assault under her belt, the head of Sweden’s Social Democratic Youth League has resigned.
Journalists ask questions for a living but today they’ll face a few ... on conflict reporting.
And meet a singer songwriter with a very special Christmas message of longing and survival, two years after the Asian tsunami.
Closing Music: Markus Fagervall, EVERYTHING CHANGES
The culmination of a story that began with a drunken brawl at the Crazy Horse bar and has now ended with a resignation. The leader of Sweden’s Social Democratic Youth League has finally stepped down, after she was denied an appeal against her conviction for assaulting a bouncer. Anna Sjödin had rejected calls for her resignation for months and still maintains she’s the victim, despite being found guilty of assault and racist remarks.
Journalists get paid to ask the tough questions but let’s turn the tables. What is satisfactory conflict reporting? Why are women not heard? Can a newscast affect the development of a conflict? Our own reporter attended a seminar on conflict reporting:
Christmas can be a time of joy or sadness, the time of year feelings are heightened by expectation. In today’s look at the culture scene, we meet a Swedish jazz singer-songwriter with a very special Christmas message.