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Biography

The Human Rights Press Awards' special merit-winning Shikder Abir Mahmud Jahan aka Sam Jahan has in-depth experience about journalism in Bangladesh.

He started his career in Bangladesh, his home country, right after finishing Bachelors in the United Kingdom.

Sam started full-time career at The ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started as a part-time news sub-editor at a radio. My full-timer job was as Online Journalist for a newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

When I was little I did at my mother's office

How is social media changing news?

It's taking the industry over

Awards

Human Rights Press Awards

2017 - English Feature News
The Human Rights Press Awards recognize top rights-related reporting from around Asia and are organized by The Foreign Correspondents’ Club Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Journalists Association and Amnesty International Hong Kong. The goal of the Awards is to increase respect for people’s basic rights and to focus attention on threats to those freedoms.