Al Jazeera Journalism Review

Rokeya Lita

Rokeya Lita is a Bangladeshi novelist and journalist. She has worked for national and international media outlets including Independent Television, BBC Bangla and BBC World Service Trust. She has also published three novels on topics which are usually considered taboo in Bangladesh.

Writer’s Articles

A short history of ‘click-bait’ journalism

From the ‘Great Moon Hoax’ of 1835, ‘Yellow Journalism’ has been around longer than you might imagine. But can it survive forever?

Published on: Tue, 07/26/2022 - 09:45
Why are so many journalists being killed in Bangladesh?

A decade after the brutal murders of a prominent journalist couple in Dhaka, the killers have still not been brought to justice - they remain at large along with those responsible for the deaths of many other journalists

Published on: Mon, 06/20/2022 - 10:12
Bangladesh’s Digital Security Act is criminalising journalism

Bangladesh has been quietly strengthening its laws curtailing freedom of expression - with dangerous results

Published on: Mon, 04/18/2022 - 10:34
How smartphones are changing the face of news journalism

The telegraph transformed the way that newspapers could report the news more than 150 years ago. Now, smartphones are doing the same for TV news organisations

Published on: Tue, 04/05/2022 - 14:00