Journalism

Stories related to the work of journalists

Baby-Selling in Afghanistan

Most Afghan families have many children, too many, in fact, for some. On the other hand, there are childless couples for whom adoption is...

Ahmad Shah Massoud, the Lion of Panjshir

The late Ahmad Shah Massoud, the Lion of Panjshir, who fought against the Soviet and Taliban armies, remains a cult figure in many parts...
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Reporters Without Borders – S.O.S. Press

SOS Presse phone number: (33) 1 4777-7414

Surviving an Abduction

Abduction advice from the International News Safety Institute.
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Boy Soldiers

Afghanistan's adults unanimously say they are tired of fighting, but their children seem to enjoy the numerous paraphernalia of war, from tanks to heavy...

Communication Problems in Iraq

Communication was the biggest problem for journalists in Iraq shortly after the fall of Saddam Hussein. It is not so much the Arabic language, but the difference in cultures that even the best translators are not able to bridge.
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Women Reporting War

Summary of preliminary survey on safety issues faced by females in the news media who work in areas of conflictSponsored by the Swedish International...
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Body Armor

The most important thing to remember about body armor is this: Bulletproof vests are not bullet proof. Body armor may stop some projectiles, but...

Mental Health of Journalists Covering Traumatic Events

How journalists can protect their mental and emotional health while covering traumatic events

ECPMF Alarm Centre for Female Journalists under Threat

On 8 March 2016, the ECPMF created a special Women’s Reporting Point to address and raise awareness on increasing threats against female journalists.Threats can...

Newspaper Rock

Tse’ Hone, which translates from Navajo as “rock that tells the story”, could be the first blog by ancient netizen journalists, as we know...

Taliban Prisoners of War

Afghanistan's civil war was responsible for the existence of tens of thousands of prisoners captured by the two major parties to the conflict, the...
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Safety First – INSI

1. Be physically and mentally prepared. Go on a Hostile Environment course that includes basic first aid training before your assignment if at all...

Religious Affairs in Afghanistan

Islam is the prevailing religion in Afghanistan. The majority of Muslims adhere to the Sunni school, while Shi'ites are in the minority. There are...