P. J. Tobia
P.J. Tobia is the Foreign Affairs Reporter/Producer at PBS NewsHour. He covers the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to this he spent two years in Afghanistan covering Afghan politics, life, and the US-led war.
P. J.'s Most Recent Stories
- May 21, 2015
The U.S. government spends billions of dollars a year on electronics, making it the largest buyer of IT products in the world, according to some estimates. When those electronics break or become obsolete (they always do!) they become e-waste, one … Continue reading →
- May 6, 2015
Experts say the African elephant could be extinct within a decade. Between 2010 and 2012 alone, 100,000 African elephants were poached — killed for their tusks. That’s a dead elephant every 15 minutes, much faster than the animals can reproduce. Continue reading →
- May 1, 2015
Boxers Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao will face each other this weekend in what many are calling the “fight of the century.” Hyperbole aside, this match is expected to shatter serious money records — in pay-per-view sales, ticket prices and gambling. But before playing the odds online, sports bettors should know they risk crossing paths with international organized crime. Continue reading →
- April 22, 2015
This week on Shortwave, we bring you the story of Syria’s refugee children. Ten million people. A population the size of London and Paris combined. That’s how many Syrians have been forced to leave their homes since 2011. Of these refugees, 2.5 million are children.
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