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Cyber-crime bill: ‘Angels’ play the Devil’s advocate to defend civil liberties

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KARACHI: When young students can get up in front of an audience and argue in favour of a new law they oppose, you know democracy and tolerance are at work. This was the beauty of a debate held on the new cyber-crime bill on Tuesday by people who want us to make informed decisions about […]

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Coverage of terrorist incidents needs to go through boot camp

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Speakers at a seminar on media role during crisis and conflict situation called for training of the media persons covering such events and better editorial control of live reports and footage shown by electronic media. They said that conflict reporting was a specialised field, but unfortunately, in Pakistan no training is given to working journalists […]

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Terrorists must not be glorified, Pemra tells TV channels

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PEMRA has directed all satellite TV channels not to misuse respectable religious titles and qualifications as prefixes of terrorists. General Manager PEMRA issues these directives to all satellite TV channels in a letter dated May 12. The letter has warned all satellite TV channels that the titles and qualifications such as Maulana, Moulvi, Qari, Mufti, […]

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Well, at least we’ve banned YouTube

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I had been considering writing on this topic for a while, but I foolishly believed it to be ‘trivial’ or ‘unimportant’, or even ‘so incredibly stupid that my brain hurt to dwell on it for more than a moment’. But our elected leadership and our guardians of justice have managed to open my stubborn eyes. […]

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