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Afghanistan - Afghan TV - 6 min 58 sec (13 November 2006)  
 

 


Meet the three siblings determined to become the media moguls of Afghanistan. Despite constant threats, the Mohsenis have turned Tolo TV into a national institution.

Viewers in 12 cities across Afghanistan can now watch everything from soap operas to shows lampooning politicians. One of the most dangerous jobs is covering the news. “You get beaten up, you get threats, people have been killed”, founder Saad Mohseni explains. “It doesn’t change the way we operate but we don’t kid ourselves: this is a tough neighbourhood.”

ABC Australia

 

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