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Daily Archives: November 9, 2022

Protection of Journalists in Pakistan: Sense and Censorship

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A few days ago Irfan Raza, a journalist from DAWN News, was reportedly abducted from Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) and later was recovered from Chakri area in Rawalpindi. The unidentified armed kidnappers took away his vehicle. A few weeks ago, renowned journalist Arshad Sharif was shot dead in Kenya. According to the International Federation of […]

Minister condemns Imran’s ‘attempt to implicate’ journalists in assassination bid

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb condemned the “attempt” made by former Prime Minister Imran Khan to “implicate” a group of pro-government journalists in the failed assassination attempt against him. In a statement, Aurangzeb advised Khan to do politics, but refrain from spreading mischief, chaos and disorder in the country. During Khan’s tenure, […]

Media on a wire

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Journalists make mistakes. Even the ones that think they’re better than everyone else and then one day have spectacular falls from grace and are consigned to the dustbin of history. I would cite the following examples in my classes to remind journalism students of the consequences of mistakes made by the media. There’s the infamously […]

Sana says Arshad Sharif killed in ‘targeted attack’

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ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Tuesday evidence suggested a prominent Pakistani journalist was the victim of a targeted killing in Kenya, not an accidental shooting, though he still needed more information on the incident. Kenyan police spokesman Bruno Shioso declined to respond to the minister’s comments on the death of TV journalist Arshad […]