Some of the challenges Tamana faces are particular to working in less developed countries. When she went out to shoot her first documentary, the bulk of the filming was done in a village where most people did not know what a camera was.
Could this certainty -- where there is none in fact -- once more lead us down the path to war? By oversimplifying complex narratives, bad journalism cheerleads for simplistic solutions.
What if journalism was biased towards supporting world peace? That would be a radical shift from the current situation, in which journalism is focused on covering war and conflict.
Emal Haidary, who spent five months in Los Angeles on a fellowship, wants to pursue peace journalism at home in Afghanistan. Peace journalism, he says...