Afghanistan’s largest broadcaster treads carefully under Taliban rule

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 4:13pm

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In the past two decades, Afghans have enjoyed a relatively vibrant media landscape. The most popular broadcaster, Tolo, had offered hard-hitting news coverage, talk shows and Turkish soap operas. But under Taliban rule, its very existence is in question. Saad Mohseni, the head of the media company that owns Tolo, talks with The World’s Carol Hills about the way forward.