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Editor unplugged

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Charles Prestwich Scott or C.P Scott, was a British journalist and publisher. He was the editor of the Manchester Guardian (now ‘The Guardian’) from 1872 until 1929 and its owner from 1907 until his death. He uttered the famous words, “Comment is free, but facts are sacred,” laying down ground rules for people associated with […]

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UK journalists condemn Geo’s suspension

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LONDON: Pakistan Journalists Association (PJA) UK has strongly condemned the suspension of Geo TV which is the country’s largest private broadcaster, and termed it a politically motivated attack on freedom of expression and the media. PJA expressed its sadness on this cruel act by Pemra and said the suspension of Geo TV was a serious […]

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Ban on Geo excessive, one-day suspension was enough: Altaf

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LONDON: Altaf Hussain, the exiled leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has strongly condemned the suspension of Geo’s licence saying that the decision by Pemra was excessive as the ban could have perhaps been slapped “for a day”. He suggested that the Geo licence suspension was an attack on the free press and expressed […]

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Ban of major private TV network is ‘attack on press freedom’

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The Pakistani government’s suspension of Geo TV, the country’s largest private broadcaster, is a politically motivated attack on freedom of expression and the media, Amnesty International said. “The suspension of Geo TV is a serious attack on press freedom in Pakistan. It is the latest act in an organized campaign of harassment and intimidation targeting […]

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