Leaders in Ethiopia and Rwanda were once hailed as political reformers. But according to Mohamed Keita, of the Committee to Protect Journalists, Western priorities have led African democracies to narrow their free speech commitments. Mohamed speaks to On the Media Host Brooke Gladstone about the frightening consequences when press freedoms drop off the agenda. I produced this piece at NPR / WNYC’s On the Media. Production steps included pitching, researching, pre-interviewing, editing, and writing web content for the story.