journalism

Braving it all

For women in Kashmir, journalism is a life-long struggle.

| Jun 05, 2020

How free is the media in Southasia?

Governments are finding new ways to silence the press thanks to COVID-19.

| May 05, 2020

Keeping journalism alive in Kashmir

Journalists in Kashmir have done remarkable work from the ground, despite government curbs and local media’s limitations.

| Jan 16, 2020

Who owns India’s media?

We need more studies on media ownership in Southasia.

| Jun 06, 2019

The crisis in Pakistani journalism

In conversation with journalist and human-rights campaigner Omar Waraich.

| May 31, 2019

Journalists On Trial

A SAMDEN-Himal initiative to track legal attacks on journalists and media groups in Southasia.

Bhutan’s media maladies

The closure of a weekly paper in Bhutan signals a troubling decline in media diversity and journalistic space.

| Apr 04, 2019

Uniform hysteria

Following the suicide attack on security forces in Kashmir, India’s media went on a nationalist, fact-free overdrive.

| Mar 07, 2019

Confessions of a war reporter

A reporter recollects the untold stories of the 1999 Kargil War.

| Mar 06, 2019

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