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Continued attacks on Geo exposing incapability of govt

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HYDERABAD: President Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan (Noorani) (JUP-N) and Chief of Milli Yakjehti Council (MYC) Sahibzada Abul Khair Muhammad Zubair in a joint statement on Sunday vehemently condemned the attacks on Geo News. They said attacks on TV channels are actually attacks on freedom of the press. They said the incidents on the one hand were defaming […]

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Altaf asks govt, military authorities to give freedom to Geo TV, other channels

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LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has said he respects the freedom of press and requests the military authorities, government and all institutions to give full freedom to all television channels, especially Geo TV, to broadcast their transmission. “Let all television channels live. Let Geo TV and MQM live too”, Altaf said.He asked the […]

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PTI rioters pelt Geo offices with stones

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ISLAMABAD: Gangs of violent stone-throwing activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) once again attacked Geo’s eight-storey building in the federal capital on Saturday around midnight. This is the fourth such attack by PTI workers on the Geo offices. About 150 rioters came in separate groups, gathered around the Geo offices, and pelted the building with […]

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Stories on Sita White, narcotics use,alleged affair with 21-year-old, other comments and programmes caused Imran’s annoyance: Jang, Geo Group

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KARACHI: The spokes person of the Jang/Geo Group has rejected the allegations levelled by Mr. Imran Khan against the Group and has stated that these unfounded and baseless allegations have been repeated many times and the answers to his mindless tirades are available on the Group’s website. Mr. Imran Khan seems to have taken a […]

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Immediate restoration of Geo News demanded

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LAHORE: Protesting against attack on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and illegal suspension, displacement, distortion and closure of Geo TV network across the country on 47th day Wednesday in which a large number of journalists, members of civil society, representatives of labourers,workers of political and religious parties and lawyers participated. Carrying banners and placards, inscribed with […]

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Protest against Hamid Mir attack, Geo suspension enters 46th day

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LAHORE: Protests against attack on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and the illegal suspension, displacement, distortion and closure of Geo TV Network across Pakistan continued for the 46th day on Tuesday in which a large number of journalists, members of civil society, representatives of labourers, workers of political and religious parties participated. Carrying banners and placards, […]

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My 30 years association with Jang Group

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My association with the Jang Group is more or less thirty years old. Starting the journey from the scratch as apprentice sub editor, with steady and patient struggle, I climbed one rung after the other and now the responsibility of Senior Editor Editorial Jang lies on my shoulders. To monitor the editorial policy besides watching […]

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Geo closure not acceptable: Journalists

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KARACHI: Thousands of journalists from the Jang/Geo group and several other media organisations, during a protest demonstration outside the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) office, said that the closure of Geo TV was unacceptable for them and the journalist community would not hesitate to render any sacrifice for the cause of freedom of expression. […]

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The Pemra puzzle

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The forces arrayed against the Jang/Geo Group may again have overplayed their hand. At this juncture they are now even trying to hide the fact that they are illegally orchestrating events. It would be comical were the outcome not so frightening for the future of a free media in the country. Three members of Pemra, […]

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Imran Khan will have to seek apology in court

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KARACHI: The Jang/Geo Group on Saturday strongly rejected the baseless allegations levelled by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan against the country’s biggest media house, saying that it maintains the highest level of transparency in all its financial and operational matters. “Imran Khan is indulging in groundless and venomous propaganda against the Jang/Geo Group, which […]

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The real issue

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The brazen attack on Geo News’ anchorperson Hamid Mir should have highlighted the perils of being a journalist in Pakistan and galvanised media persons, but it has undeniably divided them. The attack should have helped bring all stakeholders, including media houses, political parties, the government and the armed forces on the same page against the […]

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Kasur’s journalists condemn Imran’s statement against Geo

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KASUR: Kasur journalists Saturday condemned statement of the PTI chief Imran Khan who injured feelings of thousands of the people by speaking against Jang and Geo Group. In a meeting of Kasur journalists at EMRA office organised by senior journalist Muhammad Saleemur Rehman, Rana Kashif, Muhummad Imran, Mahmod Ali Qaiser, Malik Abdul Aziz, Riaz Qurashi […]

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Media and its maladies

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A tangled web it is. We have this uneasy feeling of being in a deep crisis that we cannot easily decipher. One would expect the media to untangle it for the benefit of the nation. But the media itself has become the national enigma. At the same time, other major institutions are faltering and seem […]

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Hamid Mir’s family surprised at new turn in attack probe

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RAWALPINDI: Senior journalist Agha Khalid on Saturday told Geo that so far a normal enquiry was continuing in the Hamid Mir attack case and progress was satisfactory. However, he said, for the last two days some disturbing information was emerging that the driver and guard accompanying Hamid Mir during the attack would be arrested to […]

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