Reporting the ‘end’ of the Afghan war 20 years after 9/11 | The Listening Post

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Two decades on from the 9/11 attacks, American news coverage of the United States' withdrawal from Afghanistan reveals how much has changed - and how much has not - in the media’s approach to US wars.


Contributors:
Alexander Hainy-Khaleeli - Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter
Catherine Lutz - co-director, Costs of War project; professor of International Studies, Brown University
Fariba Nawa - author, Opium Nation; host, On Spec
Azmat Khan - contributing writer, The New York Times Magazine; assistant professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

On our radar:
Meenakshi Ravi speaks to producer Flo Phillips about the latest developments in the Afghan media space, including the Taliban’s mistreatment of journalists covering this week’s protests.

Afghan journalists under threat
A report on the past, present and future of the media in Afghanistan, as told by three Afghan journalists.

Contributors:
‘N’ - Journalist & media safety specialist
‘M’ - Photojournalist
‘L’ - Regional radio & TV reporter

00:00 Intro
01:56 Reporting the ‘end’ of the Afghan war 20 years
11:25 Latest developments in the Afghan media space
14:27 Afghan journalists under threat
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