Major news events throughout the world continue to be largely ignored until they reach tragic proportions. Underreported, a weekly feature on The Leonard Lopate Show, tackles these issues and gives an in-depth look into stories that are often relegated to the back pages.
Jon Newstrom, Afghanistan Director for the Internews Network, and Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid, join us for an update on Afghanistan’s evolving broadcast media culture. And we’ll discuss how a free, independent media affects Afghanistan’s transition to democracy.
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