Mehdi Hasan is a leading Muslim political journalist whose analysis and comments on contemporay issues find resonance with many Muslims, especially the younger generation. In 2015, he moved to Washington DC to work full time for Al Jazeera English (AJE), where he hosts a weekly interview and discussion program. Prior to this, he was the host of AJE’s Head to Head, as well as having worked for HuffPost UK, The Guardian, BBC, and Sky News.
Source of Influence: Social Issues
Status: Featured in current year