Lost in Translation: Telling Afghan Stories to the West

August 6, 2014 /
Nathalie Applewhite, Stephen Sapienza
Learn what it takes to work abroad as a journalist in the digital age—how to prepare, report safely, and develop the skills that will serve you best.
August 11, 2013 / The New York Times
Vanessa M. Gezari
Vanessa Gezari, author of a new book on the Afghanistan murder of social scientist Paula Loyd, says the US military still stumbles through an Afghan culture it barely understands.
November 21, 2012 /
Anna Badkhen, Vanessa M. Gezari
Anna Badkhen and Vanessa Gezari offer their unique perspectives on Afghanistan and what the future may hold for the region during Westchester Community College visit.
October 12, 2012 /
Anna Badkhen, Vanessa M. Gezari
Join journalists Anna Badkhen and Vanessa Gezari, and Fulbright Scholar Mohammad Kazem Shakib as they discuss their perspectives on Afghanistan and what the future may hold for the region.
August 7, 2011 / The New Republic
Vanessa M. Gezari
Many Afghan citizens have become skeptical of the U.S. military presence in the country, hinting at a possible collaboration between the superpower and the Taliban.
April 18, 2011 / NPR
Vanessa M. Gezari
There are unique challenges ahead for Afghanistan's growing journalistic community.
February 22, 2011 /
Vanessa Gezari, a freelance journalist who has been embedded in Afghanistan with the U.S.
January 23, 2011 / St. Petersburg Times
Kathleen Flynn, Vanessa M. Gezari
Afghanistan's rapidly expanding media sector is a rare post-Taliban success story. But the journalists who make it happen must risk their own safety in the process.
January 23, 2011 / St. Petersburg Times
Vanessa M. Gezari, Kathleen Flynn
Zarghoona Salehi covers education and health for Pajhwok Afghan News. Her job as a female journalist puts her an uncomfortable half step ahead of the culture in which she lives.
January 18, 2011 / Columbia Journalism Review
Vanessa M. Gezari
Vanessa Gezari speaks about the ways that Western media organizations can, in time, help contribute to a better and freer media environment in Afghanistan.