Al Jazeera Journalism Review
Afghanistan ranks as one of the world’s most dangerous countries for journalists. Yet despite targeted killings and an uncertain future, many Afghan reporters are determined to stay and bear witness to the events unfolding in their country.
Al Jazeera’s Washington correspondent recalls the events of September 11, and explains how life for him as a Muslim journalist in America was forever changed in the aftermath
Afghan journalist Zakarya Hassani escaped from Kabul to Paris after the Taliban takeover. Later, he watched in anguish as his best friend, Alireza Ahmadi, died trying to do the same.
Journalism and sociology cannot be at odds since they are based on the same principle, and they use the same tools to construct social analyses. Still, the two disciplines do not see eye to eye. The sociologist sees the journalist as superficial, while the journalist sees the sociologist as cloistered in an ivory tower.
Asian migrant workers in Oman face a host of challenge in adjusting to their host country. Could media outlets in their native languages ameliorate those challenges?
State control over media can lead to public distrust in state institutions and a particular vulnerability to disinformation.
What should young journalists in the Middle East know about investigative journalism before they jump into the field? Veteran reporter Yasser al-Zayyat clarifies misconceptions and gives advice in his latest piece.