Jadid Online publishes reports by a new generation of journalists, mainly from Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan, pioneering new forms of multimedia journalism. They provide original snapshots of life in their societies in multimedia formats, from new angles, offering new voices and images.
Multimedia reporting is an emerging form of journalism worldwide, combining elements of text, audio, video and photography. Digital technology, and the growth of the internet are radically changing people’s usage of the media, allowing them to access media on demand and publish their own multimedia material.
Jadid online is produced by Jadid Media, which is an independent company with public service aims. It was set up in 2005, and specialises in media development, training, and production with a focus on Iran, Afghanistan, Central Asia , and the wider Islamic world.
Jadid Media has unique expertise in this region and a wide network of professional contacts. It works closely with international and local media organisations, educational and other public service institutions.
Jadid Media is committed to free, independent and high quality media. Its training and development projects and its journalism are based on core values of impartiality, accuracy, expert knowledge, accountability and diversity.