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Daily Archives: July 21, 2019

The alarming case of the dead fish

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Scores of dead fish were found bloating in Rawal Lake a few days ago. Soon after the first sighting, Younas Enterprises that have the fishing rights, alleged that someone had poisoned the water to ruin their business. Acting on the contractor’s complaint, the police have registered a first information report (FIR) against unidentified person(s) and […]

‘Neglect killed ailing turtle’

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KARACHI: The ailing female turtle recovered from Clifton’s shoreline by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and later handed over to the wildlife department died three days back, Dawn learnt on Saturday. The turtle was rescued by the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) which stated that it suffered from the ‘Bubble Butt Syndrome’. According to the […]

Freedom with responsibility

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The Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, was severely criticised by a Canadian social media activist during the ‘Global Conference for Media Freedom: London 2019’. The complainant accused the Foreign Minister (his government) of censoring his Twitter account, telling him that ‘he had no right to silence his journalistic and personal freedom’. Both the […]

Why Is Pakistan’s Media In Crisis?

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It has been an eventfully torrid new millennium so far for the media sector in Pakistan, which has grown enormously in terms of scale and influence. From virtually a staid state-owned broadcast sector at the turn of the century, the sector has morphed into a cacophonous landscape of dozens of independent news and entertainment channels […]