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Freedom of press on the decline in Pakistan, warns CPJ

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KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: The climate for press freedom in Pakistan has been deteriorating, even as overall violence against and murder of journalists decline, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on Wednesday. In a special report compiled after recording testimonies of journalists in various cities of the country, the CPJ said that journalists, including freelancers, had “painted […]

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Media safety protocols

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No story is worth your life. Still, as Kati Marton of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) who visited Pakistan last week said in her latest blog “CPJ finds hope for press freedom in Pakistan” “… at least 46 journalists have been killed, 24 of them murdered for the ‘crime’ of covering intelligence services, the […]

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Pakistan marks World Press Freedom Day

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By Kiyya Qadir Baloch ISLAMABAD: The World Press Freedom Day 2013 was observed across the country, with concerned stake holders reiterating pledge to fight against media gag and ensure safety of journalists, here on Friday. In this connection, a seminar was organised by UNESCO at a local hotel in the federal capital to mark the […]

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Press freedom in Pakistan impresses Australian media team

Anil Datta An Australian newspaper’s delegation said on Monday it was really impressed by the degree of press freedom and the bold and neutral reportage in Pakistan.The two-member delegation comprised Oliver Perret, project manager at The Epoch Times, Sydney, Australia, and Jenny Zang. “Back home, we had been given rather a different account of the […]

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