updated Mon. November 27, 2023
April 2, 2018
(MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) AT News Report-KABUL: The security situation of the journalists and other media workers is worsening in Afghanistan, a media supportive watchdog said Sunday. The open media supporter organization (NAI) warned that if the situation continues, Kabul city would also beÃâÃÂ ...
Voice of America
March 29, 2018
Afghan photojournalist Massoud Hossaini, who has been working for the Associated Press in Kabul, said he survived what he called an assassination attempt Thursday. Hossaini won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography in 2012 after capturing the image of a crying girl in the aftermath of aÃâÃÂ ...
March 21, 2018
Khalida Rashid, who has a degree from a journalism faculty, explained that part of the challenge for women journalists in Afghanistan is that officials are not as accessible ... The work of women journalists in Afghanistan is a risky one, but me and my colleagues have managed to confront the challenges …
Pajhwok Afghan News (blog)
March 19, 2018
KABUL info-icon (Pajhwok): Twenty-one journalists were killed and 57 others injured in Afghanistan info-icon since late March 2017 --- yet another bloodiest year for the community, an advocacy group said Monday. In the past 12 months, around 161 cases of violence against journalists, insults, threats,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 13, 2018
Women journalists in Afghanistan face a multitude of challenges, including an overbearing patriarchy and barriers of culture and tradition. I have been wearing a ring on my wedding finger since I was in college, in an attempt to avoid the uncalled-for attention I sometimes received from classmates, and later,ÃâÃÂ ...
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
March 8, 2018
Officials from the Afghan Journalists' Safety Committee (AJSC) in the western zone also said that security threats, along with family prejudice, often prevent women from disclosing their real names or identity in the media. Atifa Ghafouri, women's affairs officer at the AJSC, could not estimate how widespreadÃâÃÂ ...
February 19, 2018
... the increasing role of women in the country's technology sector. Sana Safi, an Afghan journalist and presenter for BBC Pashto has been talking to BBC Minute's Tom Bayly. (Photo: Afghan IT specialist Masuma Asaghari checks anti-virus programs on a laptop on September 6, 2011 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
February 1, 2018
FAIZABAD - Local media's important role in providing accurate information to build trust among communities, and in preventing and resolving conflicts, was stressed by journalists in recent events in the northeastern province of Badakshan. In 2017, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)ÃâÃÂ ...
January 24, 2018
Daesh has claimed responsibility for an attack on the offices of the international non-profit organisation, Save the Children. The attack has killed at least three people, and wounded upward of twenty five others. Sputnik spoke to Ali Latifi, an Afghanistan-based journalist, to find out more about Daesh'sÃâÃÂ ...
January 11, 2018
An Afghan media watchdog says that 2017 was the “bloodiest” year ever for journalists and other media personnel working in Afghanistan, with the Taliban and Islamic State (IS) militant groups being blamed for much of the violence. The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) said in a report releasedÃâÃÂ ...
December 28, 2017
Rateb Noori has seen a lot of violence working as a journalist in Afghanistan. (Submitted by Rateb Noori). But if ISIS's goal is to divide Sunni and Shia Muslims in Afghanistan, Noori said it's not working. "They have always been together, they have stood for each other and even today, you know, most of theÃâÃÂ ...
November 8, 2017
The slaying of Sardar and his family led Afghan journalists to enact a 15-day boycott on reporting the Taliban's activities in the country. Then, in 2016, staffers of TOLO TV, the nation's largest private broadcaster, came under Taliban attack when a minibus carrying their staff was attacked in Kabul.
College Heights Herald
September 28, 2017
The School of Journalism and Broadcasting welcomed an Afghan journalist to campus Thursday night to present him with the second annual ... Najafizada concluded by congratulating his colleagues and thanking WKU for the recognition on behalf of all Afghan journalists and those who have "paid theÃâÃÂ ...
September 5, 2017
Late last year, a new round of 10 Afghan female journalists were trained in Kabul, focusing on photography and videography skills. This was done intentionally; there is a dearth of visual female journalists in Afghanistan. And, as we have seen with the first round, only Afghan women can gain access to theÃâÃÂ ...
Voice of America
July 25, 2017
Ten journalists have been killed in Afghanistan so far this year in militant attacks plotted by the Taliban and Islamic State loyalists, a media monitoring group said. Violence during the first six months of 2017 also wounded 12 journalists, the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) said in a reportÃâÃÂ ...