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Sky News and C4 win International Emmys for coverage of Taliban in Pakistan

The news and current affairs International Emmy Award winners have been announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and both have gone to UK coverage of the Taliban in Pakistan.
September 28, 2010

The news and current affairs International Emmy Award winners have been announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and both have gone to UK coverage of the Taliban in Pakistan. Sky News Pakistan – Terror’s Front Line won the news category for its presentation of exclusive coverage that revealed the Taliban are in control of a large part of Pakistan, while Dispatches – Pakistan’s Taliban Generation won the current affairs category. The Dispatches special was produced by October Film for Channel 4, and investigated the effect of the war on terror on children.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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