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The Briefing, 953

Monday 6 July

A pacy round-up of the day’s main news stories, anchored from London by a Monocle editor. The show features informed reporting, prescient business analysis and invaluable industry reports covering everything from technology…

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Affairs / Media

Hot on the press

Monday 6 July

After Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party made tyrannical comments about controlling the country’s media companies, Kenji Hall calls for a refresher course on democracy.

Shut down unfriendly newspaper publishers; pressure editors who don’t toe the official line; lean on businesses that support media outlets critical of the government. Such oppressive practices targeting the media are the…

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The Globalist, 961

Monday 6 July

As Greece comes to terms with the weekend’s vote against bailout measures, what next for Greece and eurozone leaders? Also, after two terrorist attacks threaten to wipe out Tunisian tourism, we head to Lebanon to find out…

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The Monocle Weekly, 313

Sunday 5 July

Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound get a new slant on art with Dana Arnold, learn how to make authentic New York pizza with chef Bruno di Fabio and find out why the Moog keyboard is still king of the disco (and the concert hall…

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The Big Interview, 11

Sunday 5 July

Description: Acclaimed Turkish writer Elif Shafak talks to Georgina Godwin about the art of storytelling, the great promise of language and the polarisation of Turkish society and public space.

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The Recap, 18

Saturday 4 July

As the saga gripping Greece continues, we hear about the rallies taking place across the nation. Plus Hungary begins offering cash incentives to attract citizens back to the country. We’ll also hear a highlight from this…

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The Foreign Desk, 78

Saturday 4 July

Presented by Steve Bloomfield, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day.

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The Curator, 194

Saturday 4 July

Ben Rylan takes us on a whistle-stop tour around the best of Monocle 24. Tyler Brûlé talks paper with specialist suppliers GF Smith, on The Urbanist we discuss that iconic city corner: the Flatiron Building in Manhattan and…

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The Monocle Daily, 950

Friday 3 July

Andrew Mueller and Emma Nelson take a look at the news making the headlines in Asia, celebrate the city of Granada and get a film tip from Ben Rylan in the latest Monocle Cinémathèque.

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Midori House, 938

Friday 3 July

We look ahead to this Sunday’s referendum in Greece, ask why Burundi is pressing ahead with disputed elections condemned by the UN and wonder if Malaysia will ever find the perpetrators of downed flight MH17.

Global

Affairs / Society

Snap, crackle and pop

Friday 3 July

Ed Stocker looks forward to the annual US festivities on 4 July.

Americans like their holidays. OK, so who doesn’t? But I’m not talking about a weekend hiking in upstate New York or an escape to the beach. I’m talking about the concept behind nationally decreed time off, the ritual of…

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The Briefing, 952

Friday 3 July

We discuss the future of Greece, the death of a Tunisian jihadist and media freedom in Turkey. Plus Ben Page of Ipsos MORI talks us through the week’s most intriguing statistics.

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The Globalist, 960

Friday 3 July

We explore corporate transitions in the wake of Nike co-founder Phil Knight’s departure, James Schneider discusses gay rights in Africa, our man in Budapest looks at Hungary’s plans to win back emigrants, we get the latest…

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The Monocle Daily, 949

Thursday 2 July

Days after Colombia’s Farc rebels bombed an oil pipeline and said they’ll step up attacks on the security forces, we ask what hope remains for the peace process. Plus, we’ll hear about a state-owned media sell-off in Serbia…

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The Urbanist, 194

Thursday 2 July

Hear about the corners in our cities. Find out about what makes the perfect corner shop, the superb grid design of Eixample in Barcelona, London’s very own Speakers’ Corner and the most iconic corner building of all, The…

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