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PFUJ warns media against hiring Azhar Abbas, Kamran Khan

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The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) will not tolerate any curbs on freedom of expression and democratic institutions, says a resolution passed in an emergency meeting of PFUJ’s Executive Council, which was convened on Saturday to review the challenges facing the media industry. The meeting also discussed the recent crisis of Bol Network and […]


Senior journalists quit Bol TV as Axact controversy deepens

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KARACHI: As the scandal surrounding Axact’s fake degree empire roiled the country, several senior journalists announced on Saturday that they were leaving the Bol Network, a sister concern of the controversial IT company. Those who quit Bol included the network’s two top executives, Kamran Khan and Azhar Abbas. “Charges against Axact are far from having […]


NYT accuses software firm of running fake degree empire

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KARACHI: The parent company of an infant media conglomerate came under the spotlight on Monday when The New York Times accused it of selling fake diplomas and degrees online through “hundreds of fictitious schools” in the United States. The lead story — Fake Diplomas, Real Cash: A Net of Made-Up Schools — by veteran reporter […]


Senior journalist Kamran Khan leaves Geo TV

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KARACHI: Senior journalist and anchorperson Kamran Khan on Thursday night announced that he is leaving Geo TV, where he used to host nightly show “Aaj Kamran Khan Ke Sath”. Sources belonging to journalist fraternity said that Khan has joined Bol Network – an upcoming private media group. He is one of the several senior staffers […]


BOL Network boss promises biggest ever corporate launch

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ISLAMABAD: Shoaib Ahmed Shaikh, the Chairman and CEO of BOL Network has said that BOL Television is to go on air soon and its launch will be the biggest ever in the corporate sector. He spoke last week at the Axact Team Meet event in Karachi where an estimated 12000 guests were invited among them […]