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Journalist of the Month: Baqer Ebrahimi

Baqer Ebrahimi is a journalist based in Afghanistan, one of the most dangerous countries to be a journalist in, according to Reporters Without Borders. He shares his experiences and safety tips.

Mehrnaz Samimi | June 28, 2018

For international news coverage, fixers are increasingly essential

What is a fixer — and why are they such a necessity for journalists today? Here's a look at the ins and outs of this essential, yet oft-overlooked job.

Jéssica Cruz | May 09, 2017

Documentary tracks singer's fight for gender equality in Afghanistan

Through her talk show and singing career, Mozhdah Jamalzadah is blazing a trail of free expression and gender equality in Afghanistan.

Lucas Aykroyd | May 08, 2017

IJNet Persian relaunches with a digital focus

We’re happy to announce a relaunch of IJNet Persian, with fresh content and upcoming deadlines for journalism opportunities that could advance your career.

IJNet | January 11, 2016

Afghanistan's citizen journalism site Paiwandgah receives new look

After about a year of receiving reports from all over the country, the first citizen journalism platform in Afghanistan launches with a fresh design.

Margaret Looney | April 01, 2015