Journalism in Afghanistan

THIS BLOG WILL PAUSE BRIEFLY. POSTING WILL RESUME ON AUGUST 23. Ayaz Gul at VOA: A survey finds that Afghanistan has lost nearly 60 percent of its journalists, especially women reporters, and 40 percent of its national media outlets since the Taliban regained control...

Fallen Journalist in Afghanistan

At Reuters, Stephen Gray and colleagues write about Danish Siddiqui, a 38-year-old star photojournalist for Reuters.  He died in Afghanistan this summer. Siddiqui’s death underlines the risks faced by journalists, both in the international media and in local outlets,...