Yasmine Ryan

Yasmine Ryan is a New Zealand journalist who has spent over seven years covering North Africa. She has reported for The Independent, Al Jazeera English, the International Herald Tribune, Foreign Policy and CNN. She is a 2016 World Press Institute Fellow.

Oct 4, 2016

The changing shape of US media, part 1: Washington DC

We're launching our new media section with the first in a series looking at the state of US media by Yasmine Ryan, who is visiting newsrooms across the US under the auspices of the World Press Institute Media Fellowship. To kick off, a visit to Washington DC and the offices of The Washington Post and Politico.

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Jul 1, 2016

Imprisoned NZ ISIS sympathiser's father: 'They're going to make him a dangerous man'

The father of Imran Patel, the 26-year-old Aucklander convicted for distributing extremist videos, tells Yasmine Ryan he fears that jail risks turning a silly boy into a serious threat.

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