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Badin journalists take to streets against cases registered against colleagues

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HYDERABAD: Badin journalists took to Hyderabad’s streets on Monday against the government’s decision to book around 11 media persons in FIRs, three of them charged under the anti-terrorism act (ATA). The journalists were nominated in the FIRs that were registered against estranged Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader DrZulfiqarMirza, who is also a former provincial home […]

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Media persons to get Smart Nadra Card at half rate

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ISLAMABAD: In a bid to woo journalists and the media, the PML-N government has announced 50 per cent discount to all the media men for obtaining the new Nadra smart card, a new chip containing computerized national identity card, which costs an ordinary citizen Rs1,500. Journalists already enjoy great benefits and luxuries at the expense […]

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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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Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran workers ‘harass’ media persons

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ISLAMABAD: Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran (TMQ) chief’s indefinite sit-in against the current government entered the fourth day today with a large crowd still sitting at Jinnah Avenue, while some participants reportedly misbehaved with women media persons. Reportedly, the crowd count was around 20,000 when Dr Tahirul Qadri began his speech. The protest site wore a populated look. […]

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