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A dim future?

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  Anyone writing truthfully about the state of media in Pakistan would almost certainly experience a frisson of apprehension. For this exercise to be meaningful, one must be prepared to court a level of discomfort, indeed hazard. This year’s World Press Freedom Day (May 3) offers an opportunity to this writer to step out of […]

Imran Khan claims top ISI officer’s involvement in Arshad Sharif’s killing

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Arshad Sharif, who was critical of the Army, was killed in Kenya last October as he fled the country citing threats to his life from the security agencies. The shooting dead of the investigative journalist by police in Kenya caused outrage in Pakistan. Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan has alleged that top ISI officer […]

All but safe

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  Pakistan is one of the world’s deadliest countries for journalists. According to the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) Pakistan Press Freedom Report 2022, four journalists were killed in the year while performing their duties. The passion most journalists exhibit for their work, at times even risking their lives, does not get enough attention. […]

Pakistan Information Center To Conduct Training Workshop For Journalists To Identify Fake News

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KARACHI: Pakistan Information Center (PIC) project of the Press Information Department (PID) of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will conduct a two-day training workshop on news authenticity and tools to counter the fake news and anti-state propaganda on May 9 and 10 at local hotel of Karachi. Members of Karachi Press Club, journalists associated […]

Trusting journalism

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  National media, mainly perceived to be the electronic media or TV news channels, informs its audience relatively well but educates less. It’s probably the best and quickest when it comes to breaking news and follow-ups on political developments. However, utility in answering/ explaining non-political issues has been limited. It is estimated that more than […]