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Media house pelted with stones

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People protesting the execution of Mumtaz Qadri on Friday Pelted the Business Recorder House with stones and chanted slogans against the media organisation. The caused damage to one of the vehicles of the media house and threatened its personnel. The protesters were quoted as saying that “The media organisation gave ‘insufficient’ coverage to the funeral […]

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Restrained media coverage contributes to sense of calm

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ISLAMABAD: In an almost unprecedented development, the electronic media on Monday gave limited coverage to the news of Mumtaz Qadri’s execution and its aftermath. Despite being bitterly criticised for their penchant for sensationalism, private TV channels’ coverage of the reaction to the execution was surprisingly low-key. As the day began, most news channels began to […]

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