Al Jazeera Journalism Review
Sayed Jalal Shajjan is a journalist from Afghanistan
For the YouTubers who stepped into the shoes of journalists who fled following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the message is clear - broadcast what we tell you or be closed down
‘Kill the rented journalists’ - the reality of life for local journalists and fixers left behind in Afghanistan
THE LONG READ: The recent takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban shines a light on the often exploitative relationship between Western foreign correspondents and the Afghan ‘fixers’ they leave behind.