When Reporters Are the Enemy: Practicing Journalism in Hostile Regimes

April 29, 2024

The Columbia Journalism Review explores the dangers of reporting under some of the world’s most restrictive governments. Fatima Faizi (Afghanistan), Stanislav Kucher (Russia), and Anisha Dutta (India) join CJR editor Josh Hersh for a conversation about their experiences reporting from, and on, their home countries—as well as the current situation in the US, where reporters face growing pushback on fundamental freedoms of the press.

Supervising Producer: Justin R. Silverman
Moderator: Josh Hersh
Director of Photography: Cody Blevins
Editor: Patrick Mannion
Mix: William Flynn
Executive Producer: Ravi Somaiya

The Editors are the staffers of the Columbia Journalism Review.