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سوشل میڈیا کی وجہ سے صحافیوں کو درپیش خطرات

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دنیا بھر میں کل آزادی صحافت کا عالمی دن منایا جائے گا، اس میں کوئی شک نہیں کسی بھی ملک کی ترقی میں صحافت کا کردار انتہائی اہم ہوتا ہے یہی وجہ ہے کہ صحافت کو ریاست کا چوتھا ستون قرار دیا گیا ہے لیکن افسوس پاکستان سمیت دنیا بھر کے صحافیوں کے تحفظ کے […]

Media under fire

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As the UN’s World Press Freedom Day is marked today, the state of the media around the world remains under threat. Since 1992, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, around 1340 journalists have been killed. In Pakistan the security situation for media professionals has remained perilous with at least 72 killed from 2002 to […]

Why Pakistan and India coming down on World Press Freedom Index?

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No one can kill a story by killing a journalist. Many slain journalists often became story of courage and bravery after their murder .Guillermo Cano is one of them. He was a Columbian Journalist who tried to expose the influence of drug mafia on the politics of his country. He was silenced by bullets in […]

Diminishing freedom

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TODAY is World Press Freedom Day, and in a global environment where authoritarian regimes are in the ascendant, even in ostensibly democratic countries, it is all the more important to celebrate the role of the journalist in holding power to account. Fittingly enough, this year’s theme is ‘Media for democracy: journalism and elections in times […]

Families of fallen journalists await justice

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MURTAZA Khan was flipping through TV channels when he saw the tickers: ‘unidentified men open fire at car’, ‘suspects open fire on private news channel vehicle’ and finally, ‘man killed’. It took him a few seconds to realise that he was watching a live update of his brother Wali’s death. From what Murtaza recalls of […]