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Another Take: Duelling narratives on the Rwandan genocide

Another Take: Duelling narratives on the Rwandan genocide

Every Saturday, we revisit a story from the archives. This originally aired on April 28, 2021. None of the dates, titles, or other references from that time have been changed.

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The Take is a daily interview-driven international news podcast hosted by award-winning journalist Malika Bilal. Each episode focuses on conversations with journalists and people directly impacted by the news of the day, offering our listeners the context necessary to understand what's in the headlines.

With millions of global listens, it's clear the conversations we're having on The Take are worth hearing. And critics think so too. The show has won the Online Journalism Awards, the Signal Awards, Lovie Awards, and Anthem Awards, among others.

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Malika Bilal is an award-winning international news journalist. She joined The Take after eight years as co-host of Al Jazeera's Emmy-nominated show The Stream.

A Chicago native, Malika graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Malika has reported from across the US and the Middle East. She has interviewed guests spanning the political and entertainment spectrum, but her favorite interviews are with those you have not heard of yet.

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Malika Bilal

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Audio is intimate in a way other media isn’t - it’s what drew me to podcasts. The Take combines that intimacy with global reporting the way Al Jazeera does best. It’s what keeps listeners coming back.

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