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Daily Archives: March 1, 2020

TV’s battle for survival

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Starting relatively late, the private television media grew within a short period. Against all odds, journalists working for various channels established their professional worth. The best example that comes to mind was the unprecedented coverage of the devastating earthquake in 2005. Remember, the private television sector was only three years old at the time. In […]


Radio’s grim prospects

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How is radio different from other mediums in Pakistan? Until the last millennium, radio was a major medium of information and news for the semi-literate population. Television, being an expensive technology dependent on then-scarce resource of electricity, was not available to everyone. Newspapers were considered mainly for the urban, literate segments. Radio as an economical […]


Story of a hardworking journalist

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A Rs 2,700 bank deposit, a rented house and a leased car were the total assets of a journalist who spent 24 years of his life in Pakistan’s top news organisations. It is extremely painful to write these lines for a journalist friend who died unexpectedly leaving behind four children (two sons and two daughters) […]


NAB’s another malicious attack on press freedom

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ISLAMABAD: Under the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has served the Group Chief Executive and Editor-in-Chief of the Jang-Geo Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman a notice for an inquiry related to a property allegedly bought illegally from a government entity more than 34 years ago. The case is malicious and fake and all […]


APNS slams denial of govt ads to Dawn, Jang groups

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has condemned the move on the part of federal as well as Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments to stop providing advertisements to the Dawn and Jang media groups, terming the act a violation of the principles of press freedom. In a press release, the APNS said its executive […]