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HR employee of media house gunned down in Karachi

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KARACHI: In what appears to be a targeted killing, a young employee of a private television channel was shot dead in a drive-by shooting early on Thursday. Noman Ali Rajput, an assistant vice-president at the company was serving as the acting head of its human resources department, since the arrest of its vice-president Ali Abdul […]

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Musical chairs : What a mess has been created!

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It is most unfortunate to witness a cobweb of conspiracies surrounding one of the most well established state institutions. But what is even more frustrating is the fact that those who orchestrated this game are happily reaping the fruit of their schemes, after making flagrant use of the judiciary to their advantage and blatantly bending […]

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Government opinion sought on PEMRA’s denial

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court asked the government on Monday to advise it whether to expunge an assertion, later denied by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), suggesting that a media house aired foreign-funded programmes. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani ordered Additional Attorney General Atiq Shah to seek instructions from the […]

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Media menu of a last supper

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“NEWSPAPERS are owned and published by rich men. Rich men all belong to the same club. Sure, there’s competition — hard, tough competition for circulation, for newsbeats, for exclusive stories. Just so long as it doesn’t damage the prestige and privilege and position of the owners. If it does, down comes the lid.” This is […]

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Journalists defer sit-in to Feb 7

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By: Kalbe Ali ISLAMABAD: After assurances that their major demands would be addressed within a week, media persons from all parts of the country here on Monday deferred their sit-in in front of the parliament house to February 7. The sit-in was organised by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) demanding the government arrest […]

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