Global Voices: Pakistani Journalists Rise to 21st-Century Challenges

May 23, 2018 7 photos
  • Tasneem Ahmer (center of the front row) sits among a group of trainees taking part in a two-day workshop for women journalists during the project “Powerful Women Powerful Nation,” which was held in September 2012 in Islamabad, Pakistan. In 1997, Ahmer founded Uks, a nongovernmental organization that focused on reclaiming women’s narrative in the print media. (Photo credit: Uks)

  • Tasneem Ahmer sits for a photo during her discussion with reporter Nisma Chauhan. (Nisma Chauhan)

  • From left to right: Courtney A. Beale, assistant information officer at the United States Embassy in Pakistan; Marilyn Wyatt, wife of former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter; and Sumera Abbasi, programs coordinator at Uks Research Center. Wyatt visited the Uks office in Islamabad in 2011. (Uks)

  • Kamal Siddiqi, director of the Centre for Excellence in Journalism. (CEJ)
  • Last May, the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) collaborated with the World Bank to host a two-day training session for communications professionals from the government. (CEJ)

  • Trainees attend a course on advanced news reporting with a focus on feature writing and social justice issues, organized by the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) and held in January 2017 at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi, Pakistan. (CEJ)

  • Professor Ajnabi-Ziauddin, visiting faculty at Ziauddin University, helped students tune in at the university’s radio station, FM 98.2. (Nisma Chauhan)