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Politically incorrect behavior!

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These days attacks on women journalists are on the rise. You! takes a look… Media has always been under attack by undemocratic forces in Pakistan because of various reasons. But journalists have never been targeted for their gender. In the last six months we have seen an alarming increase in attacks (at least ten attacks) […]

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Award winner cites ‘unsung heroes’ in Pakistan press

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Washington: The Pakistani journalist honored for courageous reporting on Thursday spoke out against “brutality” against reporters in her country as she expressed hope for greater freedom for the news media. Asma Shirazi, Pakistan’s first female war correspondent and host of popular TV talk shows, made the comments as she accepted the 2014 Peter Mackler Award […]

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Asma Shirazi Pakistan’s First Female War Correspondent

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WASHINGTON: The following release is being issued by the Global Media Forum Training Group: Pakistan’s Asma Shirazi will receive the 2014 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism on October 23rd, at 6 pm, at the National Press Club in Washington DC. Asma Shirazi, 38, is Pakistan’s first female war correspondent and has reported […]

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Asma Shirazi of DawnNews honoured

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KARACHI: Asma Shirazi, host of DawnNews’ primetime show “Faisla Awam Ka”, has been awarded the Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism. A statement by DawnNews said she is the first ever Pakistani to be given this honour. Ms Shirazi is a respected and renowned journalist with over 14 years of experience as an […]

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