Isabelle Roughol

Isabelle Roughol

London
Journalist. Founder & host of Borderline. Former international editor of LinkedIn, foreign editor at Le Figaro, reporter at The Cambodia Daily. Global soul, messy accent.
Sep
28
The end of Borderline and the start of something new

The end of Borderline and the start of something new

🚨Tl;dr: New job! Borderline archives will stay online, but there won't be any more new episodes. Future blogs will
3 min read
Jun
13
Every resource you need to start a solo podcast without breaking the bank

Every resource you need to start a solo podcast without breaking the bank

Record, edit, source music and archives... free tools for every step in podcasting.
6 min read
May
06
053 | Thierry Cruvellier | Ukraine's other war

053 | Thierry Cruvellier | Ukraine's other war

Ukraine wages war on the ground, in media... and in the courts.
25 min read
Apr
26
What's happening in Borderline's cover art?

What's happening in Borderline's cover art?

Noboby asked but I'll explain anyway.
5 min read
Apr
21
Marine Le Pen has not changed

Marine Le Pen has not changed

Islamophobia, xenophobia, discrimination: Le Pen’s manifesto shows her as she always was
4 min read
Apr
20
We need to start telling better stories about immigration

We need to start telling better stories about immigration

"Storytelling is the only place where nuance can happen," says Jose Antonio Vargas
4 min read
Apr
19
052 | Jose Antonio Vargas | Telling the full, messy story of immigration

052 | Jose Antonio Vargas | Telling the full, messy story of immigration

"The dehumanization of migrants happens because we haven't heard stories that insist on complexity and nuance"
39 min read
Mar
28
051  | Sonita Gale  | Inside the hostile environment

051 | Sonita Gale | Inside the hostile environment

Filmmaker Sonita Gale follows people whose lives were upended by the UK's immigration system.
25 min read
Mar
07
Why I've been waiting 100 days for settled status

Why I've been waiting 100 days for settled status

The Home Office has massive backlogs and hundreds of thousands of people are waiting.
6 min read
Mar
02
The triumph of “What’s in it for us?” immigration policy

The triumph of “What’s in it for us?” immigration policy

"Let them pick fruit" is not a slip up. It's a philosophy.
3 min read