Jun 20 2012
following appeared in today’s Jordan Times
For Investigative Journalism
by Daoud Kuttab
In celebrating the successful investigative journalism feat carried out recently in private centres that house children with disabilities in Jordan, King Abdullah hosted at the Royal Palace two women Jordanian journalists who are involved in investigative journalism.
The meeting reveals much about what is needed for investigative journalism to get a major push in Jordan.
In welcoming Radio Al Balad’s Hanan Khandakji and Jordan TV’s Suha Karaja, King Abdullah praised the courage of the young journalists. The Jordan news agency, Petra, quoted His Majesty as saying, correctly, that investigative journalism is an important tool for monitoring and accountability. Continue Reading »