Farida Nekzad on setting up a news agency in Afghanistan Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR: Farida Nekzad is a journalist and managing editor of Pajhwak, an independent news agency in Afghanistan. Pajhwak reaches Afghans through over 50 radio and independent television stations, providing daily news reports on local and regional issues. Like other women […]
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Farida Nekzad is editor-in-chief of Pajhwok News Agency, Afghanistan's only independent news agency. A champion of press freedom and women's rights in her country, she was recently honored with the 2007 International Press Freedom Award by Canadian Journalists for Free Expression in Toronto, Canada.