Earlier this month Beheshta Arghand made Afghan history by interviewing a Taliban official on TV. But now the 24-year-old Afghan journalist has fled the country. Here’s what she told me via WhatsApp pic.twitter.com/RIXdgDA1UM— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) August 29, 2021
There’s a “very, very real concern” that journalism could become a “black hole” in Afghanistan, says Reporters Without Borders’ Anna Nelson.— Reliable Sources (@ReliableSources) August 29, 2021
The fear is that “journalism will not just dissipate but disappear completely,” she says. pic.twitter.com/kieHZYRsSg
What will happen to “journalists” in Afghanistan?
Who will tell us the truth and keep us informed about what is happening there?
Note: The “journalists” ignored Afghanistan right up until the moment that it became clear that we would actually be leaving. They assumed that the military-industrial complex would get its way as usual with Joe Biden and that we would never leave.