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Monthly E-Bulletin For June 2014

June 2014     June 02: A vehicle of the Jang Group of Newspapers was torched by unidentified miscreants in the Aziz Bhatti Police limits…

Court Bars TV Anchor From Show

Islamabad High Court stopped a TV anchor on June 11, 2014, from hosting a talk-show programme on ARY News channel after a petition seeking the…

The Question Of Intentions

When it came to media, it seems that former ruler, General Pervez Musharraf, lacked prudence and invested in quick fixes — a seemingly inoperable Right…

Monthly E-Bulletin For May 2014

Monthly E-Bulletin For May 2014   May 2: Injured #HamidMir records statement before judicial commission probing attack April 19 attack on Geo News anchor. http://www.thenews.com.pk/article-146439-Injured-Hamid-Mir-shows-up-after-shooting-incident  …

Afghan Media And Election Coverage

Few in Afghanistan will question the positive role local media played in bringing seven million voters to the polling stations in the April 5, 2014…

Monthly E-Bulletin For April 2014

Monthly E-Bulletin For April 2014   April 3: Senate standing Committee on Information asks government to set up hotline for journalists with threats to lives…

Am I a traitor?

There are two types of traitors. The first type joins hands with foreign enemies and helps enslave his own people. Among the most prominent names…

State Of Media In Pakistan Report 2014

Media Fight Against Impunity Picks Pace in Pakistan   ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2014: Murders of journalists, assassination attempts against senior journalists, fatwas against media, the…

APNS President Calls For Restraint

Hameed Haroon, the President of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), has expressed concern that the freedom of press envisioned in Article 19 of the…

Hamid Mir Speaks Out, Still Holds ISI Responsible

In his first public statement, senior journalist Hamid Mir still held the country’s military-led Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency responsible for attack on him in Karachi…

Hamid Mir Shot & Wounded In Karachi

Freedom Network [FN] has demanded independent investigation into the attack on senior TV anchorperson Hamid Mir, one of the strongest supporters of press freedom and…