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Qasmi’s fabulous payout as PTV head startles SC

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ISLAMABAD: The staggering remuneration of Rs278 million paid to playwright and columnist Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi, charged to look after the affairs of the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV), startled the Supreme Court on Friday which issued a notice to former information minister Pervaiz Rashid and other senior government officials to explain the excessive payout. A two-judge SC […]


Journalists facing online insecurity, harassment in Pakistan: Report

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This report, titled “Digital (In)Security of Journalists in Pakistan” seeks to map and understand the digital risks that journalists face in Pakistan and suggests policy interventions based on the data collected. Report says 66% of the journalists who participated in the survey responded that they had suffered online insecurity. Journalists face issues of digital security […]


Update: Pakistan: Militant group end boycott of media in Balochistan province

The banned militant group Baloch Liberation Front ended the boycott of media in Balochistan which it had announced in October 2017. The buycott led to severe restrictions in distribution of newspapers in most parts of the province, closure of several press clubs and attacks on press clubs and newspaper distribution offices. Talking to Pakistan Press […]