Jordan http://kgou.org en World Views: June 14, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-june-14-2013 <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Over the past 11 months, the Zaatari refugee camp in Northern Jordan has hosted hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing that country’s civil war.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Suzette Grillot and Rebecca Cruise visited the camp in early June, and witnessed some of the newest arrivals.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Real-time updates on social media are revolutionizing traditional journalism. By following Twitter feeds and other forms of social media, journalists like NPR Senior Strategist&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.npr.org/people/129257771/andy-carvin" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Andy Carvin</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;now identify breaking news faster and do a better job following international stories.</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:44:17 +0000 Suzette Grillot, Rebecca Cruise, Hallie Arias & Brian Hardzinski 7857 at http://kgou.org World Views: June 14, 2013 Islands of Stability: KGOU Contributors’ Impressions from Jordan and Israel http://kgou.org/post/islands-stability-kgou-contributors-impressions-jordan-and-israel <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Over the past 11 months, the </span>Zaatari<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> refugee camp in Northern Jordan has hosted hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing that country’s civil war.</span></p><p><em>World Views </em>host Suzette Grillot and regular contributor Rebecca Cruise visited the camp in early June, and witnessed some of the camp's newest arrivals.</p><p>“They had their life's belongings in a wheelbarrow,” Cruise says. “They were coming in with some hope, and unfortunately, I don't know hopeful the situation really is going to be for them. So that was very sad to see."</p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 15:24:13 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 7840 at http://kgou.org Islands of Stability: KGOU Contributors’ Impressions from Jordan and Israel