Archive: Mar 2007

Photo Gallery

By International Journalism March 15, 2007

I learned photography in my father’s studio in Kabul. Under Taliban rule I was arrested five times for "photograph related crimes" and for cutting my beard. I taught the first course at Aïna Photo, teaching students how to use the … Read more

Photo Gallery

By International Journalism March 15, 2007

When I joined Aïna Photo, I was its oldest member (at 40), and I probably still am. I was the only person to successfully film a documentary on the Taliban among the Hazara minority located in central Afghanistan. I spent … Read more

Understanding the Risk

By Journalist’s Trade March 15, 2007

To communicate with people about risk, journalists need to better understand how and why people respond in the ways they do to messages they receive about danger. An expert in risk communication explains the connection between risks that kill people and those that upset them, and he describes how best to approach audiences based on their beliefs about the risks they face. Read more