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The fourth pillar: Speakers discuss ways to make media stronger

KARACHI: At a consultative meeting on ‘Citizens’ Role in Strengthening Democratic Media’, Society for Alternative Media and Research executive director Mazhar Arif asked what citizens should do if media ignores their rights. According to him, a lot of this depends on the people’s trust on the information they receive. The meeting was held on Wednesday […]

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An Insider Account of Pakistani Censorship

Pakistan Press Foundation

Imran Khan, Tahir ul Qadri, and the ISI [Inter-Services Intelligence] are our best friends,” our weekly editorial meeting at Pakistan’s Express Tribune was (jokingly) told on Aug. 13, 2014, a day before the two political leaders began their separate long marches from Lahore to Islamabad, and plunged the country into crisis. “We know it’s not […]

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4 journalists and 5 support staff shot dead, 38 injured and 06 others received death

Pakistan Press Foundation

The Asian Human Rights Commission has received shocking reports of journalists having to face the worst ordeals possible, during the course of the year 2014. Four journalists and five of their supporting staff have been killed by “un-known” persons and more than 38 journalists were attacked and injured by the police and mostly by those […]

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2013 World Press Freedom Index- Pakistan

Pakistan Press Foundation

151 out of 179 in the latest worldwide index The press is caught in a vice between the Taliban which has stepped up its attacks and the security forces who continue in their old ways of harassing journalists. The country has scores of privately owned television and radio stations, putting it on the path of […]

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