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Censorship is like a talkshow

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Censorship is like a talkshow – people don’t get to finish what they are saying, but you’re not sure if that’s bad for democracy,” an emerging young leader told a group of reporters. He was among the thousands of civil society activists, artists, and admirers of the great poets Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Habib Jalib, […]

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Free country, free media

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Apart from the weather forecast, journalism is all about seeking and reporting truth. In order to make wise decisions about welfare and warfare, a society needs accurate and comprehensive information and analysis, such as how many people Veena Malik has slept with and whether she will be loyal to her husband. In line with these […]

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How to survive journalism

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“Journalism and terrorism are by definition the same: systemic use of terror as a tool of political coercion.” –Harris Bin Munawar The proliferation of the news media in Pakistan in the last decade has put its civilian population under an enhanced threat from journalists. According to recent reports, millions of unsuspecting citizens of the country […]

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