From the American People
A robust and independent broadcast media is an essential component of any democracy, and critical to the development of a strong civil society. USAID promotes media development in Afghanistan by building and supporting the capacity of local, state and independent broadcast media to operate across the nation. The project provides technical support, equipment upgrades, hands-on training in balanced and accurate reporting, the development of an Afghan media policy and regulatory framework, and future business development training as part of the network’s sustainability package.
Media Development in Afghanistan 9/20/2010
20 September 2010
It is not easy for journalists in Afghanistan’s south to travel to major cities for media training. Stories abound of young journalists confronted at illegal...
7 October 2006
“We have an open door policy; there is a place for anyone who wants to work here,” says Shazad, a director at the radio station.
15 February 2010
Afghan journalists and media producers now have more access to training opportunities through U.S. Government support to Nai, an Afghan media training organization. In addition...
31 January 2010
On January 30, Salam Watandar, Internews Network radio, launched its new Pashto-language service, targeting audiences in the south and southeast of the country. Since the...
31 December 2008
The free exchange of information and ideas is key to any developing democracy. This month, USAID launched a new, independent radio station in Afghanistan’s central...
19 Jun 2013
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