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Afghan Media

Changing Perceptions in Afghanistan

Mina Sharif | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact
Mina Sharif

I felt a wave of triumph in realizing that the first misogynist man I'd met in Afghanistan perhaps no longer saw my gender as a threat and he was more interested in progressing though our work.

Michael Calderone

Afghan Media Faces Uncertain Future As U.S. Withdraws | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.08.2013 | Media

Danish Karokhel, like all Afghan journalists, couldn’t report freely during Taliban rule in the 1990s. The Islamic fundamentalist regime allowed onl...

Massacre Story Sparks Both Outrage and Reflection

David Tereshchuk | Posted 05.16.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Amid the worldwide horror and revulsion over nine Afghan children and seven adults evidently murdered by a US soldier, it was remarkable how, in the wake of the shootings, the Afghan media were so restrained in their coverage.

Journalists in Afghanistan: Another Order to Stop Reporting

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

Afghan intelligence has ordered foreign and national media to immediately cease and desist from reporting live from terrorist attack scenes across Afghanistan.

The Media Effect

Pat Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Pat Mitchell

Isn't it time to end the debate about whether or not media shapes society or merely mirrors it and consider the real life examples of media as a singularly powerful agent of change.