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Their Master’s Voice

Hamid Mir I still remember the day when an English daily newspaper, owned by late Salman Taseer, the former governor of Punjab, ran a front-page…

E-Bulletin For January 2017

Jan 2017 Jan 04: Bloggers Waqas Goraya and Asim Saeed went missing from Lahore. Jan 06: Salman Haider, a professor at Fatima Jinnah University in…

Trauma And Afghan Journalists

By Iqbal Khattak Violence indicators were soon emerged as I stepped out of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, capital of war-battered Afghanistan, trying to…

E-Bulletin For December 2016

December 2016 Dec 02: Muhammad Usman, correspondent of Waqt TV channel and Jehan-e-Pakistan newspaper in Dera Ismail Khan, was detained for hours after military officials…

Threats, Attacks, Harassment Media Faced In Nov 2016

Monitoring and Analyzing Threats and Attacks against Media in Pakistan: November 2016 Report by Freedom Network Media Analysis November 2016: harassment & Intimidation Killings, Attacks…

E-Bulletin For November 2016

November 2016 Nov 01: Infuriated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers attack Geo News channel’s satellite van near Swabi during the Imran Khan’s party march towards Islamabad http://www.dawn.com/news/1293594/infuriated-pti-workers-attack-geo-news-van-in-swabi…

E-Bulletin For October 2016

October 2016 Oct 4: PEMRA says it will cancel licences of TV channels if Indian content is aired as relations between Pakistan and India are…

Why Do You Need a Free Media?

Hamid Mir Do you know that only 13 percent of the world population enjoys a free press? According to Freedom House report “Press Freedom in…

E-Bulletin For September 2016

September 2016   Sept 01: ARY News channel’s local reporter in Gwardar port city of Balochistan was stopped from covering the function where Prime Minister Nawaz…