World media's view on a year of President Obama
With President Obama's first anniversary in the White House approaching this week, we thought it would be interesting to look at how Kenyan media coverage of the first African-American president has changed since he took office.'Yes we can': the scrawled slogan of U.S. President Barack Obama is displayed on the wall of a shack in Nairobi, Kenya. Picture: Getty Images
First, Rajan spoke to Henry Owur, the Foreign Editor of the country's leading daily newspaper, the Daily Nation.
He told Rajan that popularity for the American president remains very strong - although he said that what the people of his country really want is for Air Force One to land in Nairobi, delivering President Obama for a visit. You can hear a short extract from his interview in the programme, but you can hear the rest of what he had to say by clicking below.
In contrast, Mark Mardell, the BBC's North America editor, reflects on the President's dwindling popularity and the possible reasons for it - among other things, the influence of the right-wing media including Rupert Murdoch's Fox TV.
"Very professional, very slick and very, very negative towards the President," is how Mark put it to Rajan.
Dangers of war
We also take a look at the dangers of war reporting.
Last weekend, the Defence Correspondent of one of the Sunday newspapers here in Britain, the Sunday Mirror, was killed in Afghanistan; two weeks ago a Canadian journalist died in another part of that country, and in both incidents there were military deaths, too.
Both journalists were embedded, which means that they live and work alongside an active military unit. The idea is that they get closer to the action - but of course it means they are also closer to potential danger.
The BBC's Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen, himself a reporting veteran of a number of conflicts, talks about the advantages and disadvantages of being embedded rather than working independently. And his assessment of the risks of embedding is chilling.
"Being embedded does not guarantee safety, because you share the risks of the military," he tells Rajan.
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Cathy Packe is the Producer, Over To You