In Afghanistan, "Daily Show"-style TV Commentary

Political Satire Popular Ahead of This Week's Presidential Election

Monday, August 17, 2009

On Thursday, Afghanistan's voters go to the polls to vote in the country's presidential election... and on Afghan television, political satire is dominating the airwaves. Jahid Mohseni, CEO of TOLO TV and producer of the satirical news show "Danger Bell," tells us how entertainment shows are driving political discourse this year.


Jahid Mohseni

Hosted by:

Amy Holmes and Katherine Lanpher

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