Muktadir Rashid on Muck Rack

Muktadir Rashid

Covers:  Counter Violent Extremism, any major disaster, lower judiciary, human rights, border and security issues
Doesn't Cover: sports

#Bangladeshi petty reporter in Dhaka with @NewAgeBDcom, appears @Telegraph, @Wire, @NPR, @PRI & @VOA. covering security, plight, etc.My views.

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Muktadir Rashid now wow walks the crime beat at the English language daily New Age. With graduation in international relations from Dhaka University, he started his reporting career with a local English news agency --- United News of Bangladesh --- in Dhaka in early 2008 and covered different nat...

What was your first job as a journalist?

staff writer at United News of Bangladesh, a local news wire

Have you ever used a typewriter?

once upon a time

How is social media changing news?

You cannot suppress truth. If try, it automatically comes to social media.


Amar Elakay Muktijudda Essay Award

1999 - best award
Muktadir has won the grand prize in 1999 for an investigating essay on the country’s Liberation War of 1971.