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Switched Off: Afghan Media Struggle to Survive Under Taliban Rule

Switched Off: Afghan Media Struggle to Survive Under Taliban Rule

From: Guardian

The romantic serials have gone after the Taliban warned against racy content, the popular women’s call-in shows were axed after the militants said they didn’t want female journalists on air, and news investigations were cancelled after officials demanded oversight before anything was broadcast.

So perhaps unsurprisingly, most people who used to tune into Radio Sanga, once one of the most popular stations in southern Afghanistan, have turned off.

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