Ian Urbina on Libya, the Outlaw Ocean Project, and the rules of engagement

CJR · Ian Urbina on Libya, the Outlaw Ocean Project, and the rules of engagement

As Ian Urbina’s investigative work uncovered human rights abuses and climate destruction across the world’s oceans, he realized he needed to diversify his audience—beyond even the reach of legacy outlets like the New York Times.

On this week’s Kicker, Urbina and Kyle Pope, editor and publisher of CJR, discuss this week’s story on Libya’s migrant prisons, and the journalism model Urbina built to change the rules of global engagement.

SHOW NOTES

The Secretive Prisons that Keep Migrants out of Europe

The Outlaw Ocean Project

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Music: “Aliou’s Journey” by Philip G. Anderson, courtesy of the Outlaw Ocean Project

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Amanda Darrach is a contributor to CJR and a visiting scholar at the University of St Andrews School of International Relations. Follow her on Twitter @thedarrach.