Media freedom in Afghanistan increasingly under threat — Deutsche Welle de

Despite its rapid growth in the post-Taliban era, Afghan media continues to face many challenges such as attacks on journalists and political interference that threaten to undo the progress made over the past decade. (…) Today, Afghanistan boasts a sprawling media sector with some 65 television channels, 174 radio stations and hundreds of print publications….

Journalism in Afghanistan: Warlord TV – By Marian Brehmer at Qantara de

Journalism in Afghanistan has been reborn, rising from the ashes of the Taliban regime. The country currently boasts 150 radio stations and 30 television channels. But how free is its journalism? And how much independence do the journalists have? By Marian Brehmer A decade ago when Taliban rule was brought to an end, the first…