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E-Bulletin For April 2017

April 2017 April 13: PEMRA fines two TV channels for “baseless news” against Sindh police chief. https://tribune.com.pk/story/1382834/pemra-fines-private-channels-baseless-news-sindh-ig/ April 13: A journalism student was killed on…

“19 April 2014”

By Iqbal Khattak National Press Club in Islamabad was witnessing hectic activity on 6 April. A senior journalist, who himself survived a life attempt, was…

E-Bulletin For March 2017

March 2017 March 06: The Supreme Court allowed anchorperson Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain to continue with his controversial show “Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga,” but with…

E-Bulletin For February 2017

February 2017 Feb 02: UK watchdog revokes ARY News channel’s license after failing to pay damage suit following the court verdict. http://www.dawn.com/news/1312448/uk-watchdog-revokes-arys-licences Feb 06: Supreme…

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…