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Get BOL?

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By: Farooq Hameed Khan In the very first television talk show, shortly after Declan Walsh’s story in New York Times (NYT) on the Axact degrees scandal, followed by the unprecedented and well-coordinated hype by our media, my reaction was spontaneous. I had no doubts then and still maintain that Axact was only an excuse, with […]

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SHC dismisses Axact lawsuit against harassment, media trial

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit of IT company Axact seeking court injunction against harassment to its staff on the basis of a NYT story about fake online diplomas, allegedly being run by the Axact, and media trial. Axact submitted that the NYT published a defamatory article in its publication […]

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Concern over expulsion of newsman

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MoIB) has expressed concerns over the failure of the interior ministry to seek its endorsement while issuing visas to foreign journalists, granting extensions to them and cancelling them. The MoIB has taken up the issue with the interior ministry in the wake of expulsion of Declan Walsh, the […]

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Old habits die hard: NYT journalist expelled

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IT seems that the mindset that drives segments of the establishment has not changed from the time that media censorship was in vogue in Pakistan. It is also apparent that some powerful elements did not like what Declan Walsh, Islamabad bureau chief of the New York Times, was writing. Mr Walsh, who was on Thursday […]

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NYT bureau chief expelled

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ISLAMABAD: The government ordered the bureau chief of New York Times in Islamabad to leave the country on the eve of general elections for ‘indulging in undesirable activities’, the newspaper said on Friday. A two-sentence letter was delivered by police officers to the home of the bureau chief, Declan Walsh, at 12.30am on Thursday, it […]

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