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Under Threat: Journalism has never been more dangerous according to major new INSI report on media safety

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April 29 – Journalism has never been more dangerous and journalists have never felt more unsafe, according to the findings of a major report published today by the International News Safety Institute. Under Threat: The Changing State of Media Safety provides an in-depth, multi-media look at the main changes in the journalistic safety landscape over […]

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Ethical journalism needs collaboration

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Islamabad: Recently the Technical Advisory Committee of Coalition for Ethical Journalism (CEJ) Pakistan has stressed the need for increased collaboration to ensure ethical media practices.The Technical committee met here at the launch of the Coalition’s new secretariat Rozan. The Technical Advisory Committee of the CEJ includes senior journalists M Ziauddin, Fahd Hussein, Kamal Siddiqui, Mazhar […]

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Journalist escapes unhurt in SWA attack

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WANA: Attacks on journalists and their family members are yet to stop in the militancy-affected tribal areas as unidentified people tried to target another tribal journalist in South Waziristan Agency on Sunday night, but, luckily, he escaped unhurt. Unidentified people planted explosives to the main entrance of the house of tribal journalist Zafar Wazir in […]

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Safety first

THAT Pakistan is considered amongst the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists is hardly surprising. Journalists have faced threats, they have been harassed and attacked by elements ranging from criminals and terrorists to state institutions and governments. Meanwhile, as the country has been sucked into a vortex of violence, too many journalists have […]

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A perilous place

The South Asia Media Monitor Report, 2012 makes sad reading. In the course of the last year, 25 media personnel were killed in the eight countries of the South Asian region, with Pakistan once again leading with 13 journalists losing their lives – slightly more than one a month, to say nothing of the hundreds […]

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