pakistan http://kbia.org en Journalists face censorship, threat of violence in Pakistan and Bangladesh http://kbia.org/post/journalists-face-censorship-threat-violence-pakistan-and-bangladesh <div><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Every year the Alfred Friendly Foundation places international journalists in newsrooms across the U.S. The organization aims to impart American journalistic traditions and promote efforts worldwide to promote fair and accurate news.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:27:19 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 38181 at http://kbia.org Journalists face censorship, threat of violence in Pakistan and Bangladesh Fear of violence lingers ahead of Pakistani elections http://kbia.org/post/fear-violence-lingers-ahead-pakistani-elections <p>In the past decade, Pakistan’s media has become larger, more powerful and more independent. The number of private television channels has grown from just three state-run channels in 2000 to 89 in 2012. But the challenges to practicing journalism are also growing. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 23:09:45 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 30809 at http://kbia.org Fear of violence lingers ahead of Pakistani elections 'These Birds Walk' wants to be a 'vehicle for empathy' http://kbia.org/post/these-birds-walk-wants-be-vehicle-empathy <p></p><p><i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This story is part of True/False Conversations, a series of in-depth interviews with the filmmakers of this year’s True/False Festival.&nbsp; Find the rest of them&nbsp;</i><a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/truefalse-conversations" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">here</i></a><i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;or&nbsp;</i><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/true-false-conversations-filmmaker/id607158264" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">download the podcast</i></a><i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;on iTunes.</i></p><p> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 00:14:51 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 29755 at http://kbia.org 'These Birds Walk' wants to be a 'vehicle for empathy' How US drone strikes impact Pakistan http://kbia.org/post/how-us-drone-strikes-impact-pakistan <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The United States government has escalated the uses of drone strikes in Pakistan and in Yemen since the start of the year. And now the U.S. appears to be considering the use of drone strikes in Mali, a North African country where French forces are helping the government fight Islamist militants and rebels.</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:26:36 +0000 David Reed 28149 at http://kbia.org How US drone strikes impact Pakistan A conversation with investigative journalist Umar Cheema http://kbia.org/post/conversation-investigative-journalist-umar-cheema <p>The Taliban’s attack on a 14 year old human rights campaigner in Pakistan has drawn condemnation from within the country and throughout the world. Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:22:29 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 23063 at http://kbia.org A conversation with investigative journalist Umar Cheema Reporting in Pakistan http://kbia.org/post/reporting-pakistan <p>Pakistan is the most dangerous country in the world to be a journalist.</p><p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 23:00:22 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 11920 at http://kbia.org Reporting in Pakistan