From suicide bombs to military strategy, we hear news about Afghanistan almost every day, but we don’t learn much about how news is reported in Afghanistan.
Vanessa Gezari has worked in Afghanistan for almost ten years and has watched a burgeoning media develop. She provides us with a rare look at the unique political and cultural challenges faced by Afghan journalists.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
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