Malala Yousafzai and the BBC

Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head on her school bus by the Taliban for "Using her tongue and her pen". She first became well known for her blog for BBC Urdu chronicling what life was like under Taliban rule in the Swat valley. What part have the media played in her story?

Aamer Ahmed Khan, Editor of BBC Urdu, talks about how Malala came to blog for the service.

(Image: A pair of hands holds an picture of Malala Yousafzai, Credit: AFP/Getty)

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Sun 21 Oct 2012 21:50 GMT