Dueling Narratives May03

Dueling Narratives

On May 1, 2011, President Barack Obama announced to the world that Osama Bin Laden had been killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan. One year later, Global Newsroom looks back at how the story was reported in U.S. and Pakistani media. The dueling narratives, with some sharply differing focus points, help explain the tensions the operation created — tensions that continue today in U.S.-Pakistani relations. Céleste Owen-Jones is a student at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She can be reached on Twitter (@CelesteOJ). Sarah Alvi is a student at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She can be reached on Twitter...

Ahmed Rashid on Covering the Taliban Apr10

Ahmed Rashid on Covering the Taliban

Pakistani journalist and author Ahmed Rashid has covered conflict in Afghanistan and Pakistan for more than 30 years. He describes Pakistan’s media today and the severe dangers that the country’s journalists face in reporting the news. Produced for Columbia News Tonight. Céleste Owen-Jones is a student at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She can be reached on Twitter (@CelesteOJ).