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Award winner cites ‘unsung heroes’ in Pakistan press

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Washington: The Pakistani journalist honored for courageous reporting on Thursday spoke out against “brutality” against reporters in her country as she expressed hope for greater freedom for the news media. Asma Shirazi, Pakistan’s first female war correspondent and host of popular TV talk shows, made the comments as she accepted the 2014 Peter Mackler Award […]

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Asma Shirazi of DawnNews honoured

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KARACHI: Asma Shirazi, host of DawnNews’ primetime show “Faisla Awam Ka”, has been awarded the Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism. A statement by DawnNews said she is the first ever Pakistani to be given this honour. Ms Shirazi is a respected and renowned journalist with over 14 years of experience as an […]

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