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Jang/Geo Group continues protest against arrest of Editor-in-Chief

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ISLAMABAD: The workers of the Geo, Jang and The News on the call of the Joint Action Committee of the workers continued their countrywide protest on Friday against the arrest of Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and announced to hold protest rally at NAB headquarters in Islamabad on March 24. The protest of the workers of the […]


Sehwan court acquits journalist

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KARACHI: Another journalist proved was exonerated by court in a case registered under Anti-Terrorism Act (7-ATA) against him and his relatives. The Sehwan’s Court acquitted senior journalist and former president of Sehwan Press Club Yasin Rind and his relatives in a case registered against them under Anti-Terrorism Act (7-ATA) by Sehwan Police on August 7, […]


Pemra asks channels not to hold morning shows inviting audience live

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Saturday issued another advice to the television channels, asking for promotion of social distancing and desisting from holding morning shows, inviting live audience with a view to checking coronavirus spread. The authority’s advice titled: Advice regarding precautionary measures to control spread of coronavirus Covid-19, says, “it has […]


Who is behind the campaign against Jang/ Geo Group?

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ISLAMABAD: Barrister Shahzad Akbar-led Assets Recovery Unit (ARU) of the Prime Minister’ Office denies the rumors circulating in Islamabad that he’s coordinating campaign on Jang/ Geo Group that include the arrest of Group’s Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on a false case. Akbar, who is also Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Special […]


Experts highlight need to maintain calm during virus crisis

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Karachi: Media’s role This is one time, said Dr Murad Moosa Khan, when the media can play a really useful role. He has a few suggestions: They should stop sensationalising, stop putting out four news bars on their channels. One slow moving should be sufficient. No flashing of news blurb every few seconds as they […]