Articles by Paul Chaderjian

About Paul Chaderjian (12 Articles)
Paul Chaderjian is a broadcast journalist at Al Jazeera. He has worked for ABC News in New York, at the ABC station in Hawaii, and at the NBC, CBS, and FOX affiliates in Fresno. He may be reached via Twitter @dohaPAUL.

Unparalleled Armenian Television: ‘Janapar’—The Road Less Traveled

Picture breathtaking, sweeping views of Armenia. Visualize panoramic landscapes of an historic place populated for more than 6,000 years. Imagine drone camera footage, a bird’s-eye view of the country’s diverse and colorful geography, its mountains, valleys, rivers, and lakes. Buckle your seat [more...]

December 12, 2017 // 6 Comments

Three Apples: The Relic

Once there was and there was not… that place 100 years ago that my ancestors survived, where teenage boys were hastily dressed as girls, young women married off to foreigners, and infants given up to Kurds so  they might all be spared. Those handful of survivors, who wanted to live at any [more...]

August 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Three Apples: The Architect in a Box

Once there was and there was not… There was nothing but sand here. Now, a picture-perfect 21st-century metropolis stands tall with pride. Highrises of steel and glass, cemented with the sweat and blood of foreign workers, stab the clouds to reach the gods. They pierce and punch the Maker, [more...]

May 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Poet Lola Koundakjian Shares Armenian Literature at International Festival

QUEBEC—Poets, wordsmiths and fans of literature from all around the world gathered at the 30th International Poetry Festival at Trois-Rivières in Quebec from Oct. 3-12. Among the writers invited to share their work was New York poet Lola Koundakjian. Lola Koundakjian, the New York writer known [more...]

October 13, 2014 // 2 Comments

Three Apples: dOIN’ tIME iN dAW’HA

Once there was and there was not …   1. [[[ dIS aPPEAR fROM hERE ]]] It’s Tuesday, and he’s on an Airbus, 32,972 feet above land, waiting for a computer network to ping him and beg him to return. Flight SU 106 is racing to Los Angeles from Moscow, where he has had a layover on his [more...]

June 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Three Apples: An Armenian Christmas Gift to a Traveler

You press the record button on your camera and through the viewfinder see the relic, an ancient spear bathing in golden light. You zoom in, pushing past its glass casing, and you realize you are inches away from the object that Christ felt tearing open his body. Etchmiadzin You don’t know why, [more...]

January 7, 2011 // 4 Comments

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Chaderjian: The Seat of the Armenian Soul

Once there was and there was not… It’s a picture perfect Sunday morning in Tatev, a serene and remote corner of southern Armenia. The beauty of this place is so stunning that you have to be reminded that you are not looking at a computer-generated Hollywood backdrop or an image on an HD [more...]

July 14, 2010 // 1 Comment

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Chaderjian: If It’s A Hye Shoe, Let’s Wear It Out

Once there was and there was not…a fashionable shoe known as “the world’s oldest shoe found in an Armenian cave.” And what was found in a cave in Armenia last week was not just the world’s oldest shoe, but scarves and pots and pans and two skulls with missing jaws. This story feels like [more...]

June 19, 2010 // 1 Comment

Genocide Commemoration Music Video Banned in Beirut

Lebanese General Security Pulls Eileen Khatchadourian’s ‘Zartir Vortyag’ from Airwaves  Popular music and controversy are part of the same fabric that fashions the world of entertainment. They seem to go hand-in-hand. Witness the origins of punk and Madonna’s track record with controversy [more...]

May 5, 2010 // 6 Comments

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